Fuzz The Sound that Revolutionized the World - the sound that changed the world. The fuzz box: that tiny little box between the electric guitar and the amp...what on earth does it do? Clif Taylor explores this insane industry of noise making, from the geeky backyard 'boutique' engineers building prized and 'instantly collectible' clones of terribly scarce 'vintage' psychedelic circuits to professional Wah Wah men, electronic gurus, capable of pitching that monster tone into a circuit bent chaos, so filthy with angst even your parents would loose control if over-exposed. Filled with hysterical drama and outlandish controversy, these mad genius rockers fight to the end of the Internet and back!
NEW Analog Man FX Book!!! -
For Music Toyz.com is pleased to announce a new book titled Analog Man's Guide to Vintage Effects , which promises to be the most complete, in-depth, and accurate effects reference to date. This book is every effects fanatic's dream come true. Long acknowledged as one of the world's leading authorities on the subject, Analog Mike Piera has lent his considerable knowledge and expertise to this impressive work. The Analog Man Guide features: A thoroughly researched and minutely detailed history of vintage effects.
Interviews and commentary from vintage effects luminaries such as Mike Matthews, Keith Barr, Roger Mayer, Tom Oberheim, Fumio Mieda, Mike Beigel, Pete Cornish, and others. A technical explanation of all the various types of effects by former Electro-Harmonix engineer Howard (Mick) Davis A mind-bogglingly comprehensive directory of vintage effects listing more than 150 manufacturers and nearly 1000 products A chapter devoted to the world's rarest and most sought after vintage effects. A wealth of tech tips, trivia, and answers to Frequently Asked Questions - Commentary from musicians such as Elliott Randall, Jay Graydon, Steve Hackett, Sid McGinnis, Andy Powell, Jim Weider, and Rick Wakemen - If you've ever had three or more effects pedals,
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Curt Mitchell teaches you fifty of the hottest licks Eddie ever recorded. Each is played first at mind-blowing normal speed, then at slow learning speed with extreme close-ups. Topics include: long ascending and descending runs, two hand tapping, whammy bar technique, pinched/tapped/& open harmonics, Van Halen's trademark scales and fretboard positions, effects explained and demonstrated. 45 minutes DVD ONLY....
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This book is not just a day by day listing and documentation of more that 1000 live appearances, it also contains comprehensive, never before published coverage of the Yardbirds' US tour, along with record session information, and extensive excerpts of press coverage. The authors give commentary on the songs performed in concert, and a US and UK discography with chart info. Seperate appendixes include TV and radio appearances, guitarology, and bibliography. 240 pages, sofftbound.........