fuzzbox

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fuzzbox

(ˈfʌzˌbɒks)
n
(Music, other) music an electronic device that breaks up the sound passing through it, used esp by guitarists
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'I like the thing of shoving an electric into a board of fuzzboxes. Hugh Hopper (Soft Machine) was the first bass player that I heard, and Jack Bruce, both of whom have got that very distorted sound.'
He had Roger Mayer build adapted fuzzboxes and phase shifters so he could reproduce the sounds of his paratrooper days.