Is the tone bender a fuzz pedal?
Tone Bender is the name of several fuzzboxes. Macari’s Ltd, who also own the Sola Sound Brand, and who have built and sold the pedals since 1965 now own the Tone Bender trademark. Korg used to own Tone Bender trademarks in the 1990s.
What songs did Jimmy Page use a tone bender on?
Jimmy used his Professional MK II Tone Bender extensively during his stint with the Yardbirds and in the early days of Led Zeppelin. This pedal can be heard on “Dazed and Confused”, “How Many More Times”, and “You Shook Me” all from the first Led Zeppelin album.
Did Jimmy Page use a fuzz pedal?
The Tone Bender Fuzz The Tone Bender is a fuzz pedal made very famous in the 60s and 70s thanks to users like Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck and more.
Who uses Tone Bender fuzz?
Its rank in the sonic pantheon in the sky is assured by its use on seminal recordings by a plethora of legendary guitarists from the British scene in the mid-to-late 1960s. Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Mick Ronson, and Pete Townshend were among the many users who deployed the Tone Bender to devastating aural effect.
What fuzz pedal did Hendrix use?
Dunlop Hendrix Fuzz Face For achieving his super-gnarly fuzz sound, Hendrix’s initial weapon of choice was the Dallas-Arbiter Fuzz Face pedal. Powered by a pair of germanium transistors, this stompbox allowed the legendary axeman to attain the aggressive, broken-up sound that defined many of his tracks.
Did Jimmy Page use an Echoplex?
Page had two main uses for the Echoplex in Led Zeppelin. The first was as it’s intended use, an echo unit. This was engaged during his violin bow sections in Whole Lotta Love and he also ran it as a slapback style delay to thicken doubled guitar parts in the studio. The other main use was the pre-amp of the EP-2.
Did Hendrix use germanium or silicon fuzz?
It’s obviously one of two signature fuzzes, but this is more accurate to the standard Hendrix Fuzz Face that’s on most of his recordings, which is why it’s called the Jimi Hendrix Fuzz Face. He definitely favored silicon over germanium tonally and for consistency.
Why choose JHS fuzz pedals?
At JHS, fuzz pedals have been in our lineup for over a decade. We have designed original circuits, replicated classics, and we have seen the trend of fuzz popularity come and go.
What is a Bender Fuzz?
If you want a fuzz that can go from middle of the road crunch distortion to full out aggression, the Bender is for you. The tone control is extremely flexible and allows for dozens of sonic variations that most fuzz users only dream about.
Who invented the Sola Sound Tonebender* Fuzz?
From the back workbench of Macari’s Musical Exchange on Denmark Street in London, Gary Hurst invented the Sola Sound* Tonebender* fuzz. Building on the foundation of the American-made 1962 Maestro Fuzz Tone*, Gary expanded what fuzz could do and gave a new sound to the thriving London music scene.
What is the JHS Bender?
The JHS Bender is our attempt to recreate the most prized Tonebender* in my collection: my 1973 MK3 Silver/Orange “Onomatopoeia” version. This version has three very special germanium transistors, tons of mojo, and fifty plus years of experience, but it is finicky and it doesn’t always do what you want it to do.