Circuit Bending

My First Pedal Mod (part 2)

Let’s Program Your Big Muff

Now that the digital pot is able to control the distortion, the Big Muff is capable of tremolo. Actually, it is now only capable of tremolo and does not have much in the way of control. In part two of the Big Muff mod, I will walk through changes that I have implemented and had a lot of fun with. Read on to see how I set tempo and depth controls.

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Circuit Bending

With my passions combined…

I recently was asked to play guitar and sing with a small prayer group that gets together once a week. For years my guitar has accumulated dust as has my ability to play it. After digging the old girl out, though, I discovered that the passion is still alive down in there somewhere. The skill has certainly oxidized a bit after so much time on the shelf while I pursue my career in IT and balance that with growing my family. Now, it has taken a depressing amount of labor to haul out the scales and progressions and so on, but picking up new songs has emerged more quickly than I expected. Also, I have noticed that my ear for the sound has matured. The nuance and quiet in music has become more interesting. Now, all of this great and I would likely be very happy with just the renewal of interest in playing and singing good songs. However, an unexpected piece has come into the picture.

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