Fuzzy Logic with Denis Cornell

Here’s a recent short interview from Guitarist magazine, talking with Denis Cornell – link to the full article here. One of these Fuzz Face beauties from 1981 will be up on the shop soon!

Tone guru Denis Cornell of Cornell Custom Amplification talks classic fuzz and reveals his latest addition to the guitarist’s toolbox…

1. What was the first pedal you built and how did the design come about?

“I made loads of Fuzz Faces for Dallas Arbiter. I’d just finished a five-year apprenticeship and they needed someone to test their Fuzz Faces. They all sounded different because the gain in the transistors tended to vary and a lot of the problems didn’t show up until you played the guitar. In fact, one of the reasons I got the job was because I played guitar!”

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