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Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby kerble on Mon May 10, 2004 11:35 pm

Hey,
Does anyone have any info on the home-made effects done by Os M?
I read about the tremolo fuzz in "Bat Macumba" being a sewing machine motor attached to the volume knob of a fuzz, so that when it ran, you could control the speed of the trem with the footpedal of the sewing machine. Yow!

I know that their brother built the pedals cause electric guitar stuff was possibly contraband or hard to get. Anyway, any thing?

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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby shloonk on Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:32 am

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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby yaledelay on Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:14 pm

kerble wrote:Hey,
Does anyone have any info on the home-made effects done by Os M?
I read about the tremolo fuzz in "Bat Macumba" being a sewing machine motor attached to the volume knob of a fuzz, so that when it ran, you could control the speed of the trem with the footpedal of the sewing machine. Yow!

I know that their brother built the pedals cause electric guitar stuff was possibly contraband or hard to get. Anyway, any thing?

Thnk
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You know we have enough pedal makers here that someone should be able to build that sped-up-slow-down distortion pedal... I for one would want one... Any takers here PRF???

http://cgi.ebay.com/Gig-FX-Chopper-Trem ... 35b09c5af8

can this thing get close???
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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby ldopa_chicago on Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:47 pm

yaledelay wrote:
kerble wrote:Hey,
Does anyone have any info on the home-made effects done by Os M?
I read about the tremolo fuzz in "Bat Macumba" being a sewing machine motor attached to the volume knob of a fuzz, so that when it ran, you could control the speed of the trem with the footpedal of the sewing machine. Yow!

I know that their brother built the pedals cause electric guitar stuff was possibly contraband or hard to get. Anyway, any thing?

Thnk
Faiz



You know we have enough pedal makers here that someone should be able to build that sped-up-slow-down distortion pedal... I for one would want one... Any takers here PRF???

http://cgi.ebay.com/Gig-FX-Chopper-Trem ... 35b09c5af8

can this thing get close???


This thing claims to be a clone of the Os M fuzz: http://www.madbeanpedals.com/projects/D ... adpool.pdf
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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby kerble on Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:06 pm

neat! thanks!

There's a bit of information on their gear in the book by Caetano Veloso called Tropical Truth: A Story of Music and Revolution in Brazil. however, it's more about how electric instruments were contraband in Brazil in the 60's, and less about specifics.

that band got some wild-ass sounds on those records. plus, having a fifteen year-old guitar prodigy lay it down only helps.
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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby ldopa_chicago on Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:14 pm

kerble wrote:neat! thanks!

There's a bit of information on their gear in the book by Caetano Veloso called Tropical Truth: A Story of Music and Revolution in Brazil. however, it's more about how electric instruments were contraband in Brazil in the 60's, and less about specifics.

that band got some wild-ass sounds on those records. plus, having a fifteen year-old guitar prodigy lay it down only helps.


It's funny, I just came across that site yesterday. I remember thinking to myself, "What the fuck is an Os Mutantes fuzz? I didn't know they made their own gear. Their clones look quite legit. Their SHO, Fuzz Factory, etc are spot on, so the Os M fuzz might be fairly accurate.
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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby Bernardo on Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:14 pm

Sorry I can't help, never paid much attention to them.
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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby kerble on Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:16 pm

Bernardo wrote:Sorry I can't help, never paid much attention to them.


well then just tell me what you know about Brazilian Waxing.
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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby Bernardo on Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:18 pm

Done with pliars.
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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby kerble on Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:19 pm

ooh! how ethnic!
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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby Bernardo on Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:37 pm

Pliars made out of bones.
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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby kerble on Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:53 pm

hahaha.
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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby numberthirty on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:59 am

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Seems like it's a one off. Very interesting.
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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby japmn on Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:17 am

sounds a lot like a Super Fuzz to me.
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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby Brinkman on Fri Jun 22, 2012 4:08 pm

This help?
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Re: Os Mutantes Effects?

Postby numberthirty on Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:03 am

Since this came back up, right around 1:18 -

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