Distortion, Overdrive & Fuzz – The Difference
Pedal Frenzy by Have Guitar
So how about a video description for this video?! (I missed adding one from start…)
This is a simple video about exactly what the title says: the difference between distortion, overdrive and fuzz. Many of you might know that already but I’m pretty sure there are a lot of players who doesn’t.
This video is kept on a very simple level by providing sound examples from three different pedals tested on a number of “base sounds”. What sounds best is up to you, I just provide the examples. If you want a more technical explanation of the difference, please look elsewhere.
Also as mentioned in the video; today there are loads of different variations of these pedals. There are overdrives that goes into distortion, there are distortion pedals that can do fuzz, there are a plethora of fuzz variants out there and so on. I just took the pedals I had available so that is what you get!
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Suhr Riot (distortion)
MXR ZW44 Zakk Wylde Berzerker (overdrive)
Electro Harmonix Green Russian Big Muff (fuzz)
ESP Phoenix II
Kemper Profiling Amp
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