Fredric Effects are proud to announce two new pedals. The ‘Super Unpleasant Companion’ is a combination of two highly sought-after classic fuzzes. The ‘I Got Me A Pocket Weasel’ is an oddball original design fuzzbox with a wah-like EQ.
Both pedals are available now. The Super Unpleasant Companion is £140. The Pocket Weasel is £90. They are available direct from the builder and selected shops.
Super Unpleasant Companion
The Fredric Effects Super Unpleasant Companion is a combined Shin-Ei FY-2 Companion Fuzz and FY-6 Superfuzz clone in a single enclosure that’s exactly the same dimensions as the original Companion Fuzz. Two faithful clones of sought-after harsh silicon fuzzes in a cool original sized and shaped enclosure. The FY-2 is a waspy, buzzy fuzz unlike any other. The FY-6 has two distinct fuzz tones- a crunchy garagey sound and a massive wall-of-fuzz sound. It has some nice octave/ring mod tones in there too.
Fredric Effects: Super Unpleasant Companion FY-2 Companion demo:
I Got Me A Pocket Weasel!
The Pocket Weasel is an original fuzzbox with a highly distinctive wah-like tone control. I took the idea of the Harmonic Energizer with added fuzz combo that we build as ‘Do the Weasel Stomp’ and used a simpler workalike circuit. The frequency range has been broadened so it goes from a deep bass boost to ear-shredding treble, with vocal wah-like sounds in between. A Germanium transistor gain stage has been added to give the fuzz in the Pocket Weasel a rougher edge.
Fredric Effects: I Got Me A Pocket Weasel fuzz pedal demo