Rent Fuzz: The Sound That Revolutionized the World (2007)

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Rent Fuzz: The Sound That Revolutionized the World (aka Fuzz: The Sound That Changed the World) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
Fuzz...the sound that changed the world. The fuzz box: that tiny little box between the electric guitar and the amp that revolutionized rock music...what on earth does it do? Clif Taylor explores this insane industry of noise making, a world populated by guitar slinging super heroes and garage dwelling electronic geeks all sharing the collective obsession of one day creating that perfect sonic wave of limitless distortion. It's a unique subculture of psychedelic noise freaks and vintage distortion connoisseurs, a world of gear oriented Internet chat rooms and completely anarchistic electronic product conventions.
From the geeky backyard boutique engineers building prized and instantly collectable clones of terribly scarce vintage psychedelic circuits to professional Wah Wah men, the electronic gurus, capable of pitching that monster tone into a circuit bent chaos, Clif Taylor shows us all of it, all the while, on the hunt for his own perfect tone. Guitar Gods billy Gibbons, Peter Frampton, Jon Spencer, J Mascis, Chris Ross of Wolfmother and other music legends weigh in on their favorite circuits. Where would Jimi Hendrix be without fuzz? Would the sixties psychedelic movement even exist sans fuzz box? This film answers all those questions and more. It is a must see for anyone interested in the nuts, bolts, solder, transistors and true history of rock.
Actors:
, Marc Ahlfs, , Craig Anderton, , Gary Burke, Paul Cochrane, Matt Conboy, Jon Cusack, , Dean Farley, , Elwood Francis, , Teddy Gordan, Bjorn Juhl, Eva Juhl, Robert Keeley, , John Markovich
Directors:
Clif 'Chick' Taylor
Producers:
Clif 'Chick' Taylor, Danny Vinik
Aka:
Fuzz: The Sound That Changed the World
Studio:
Brink Film
Genres:
Children & Family, Documentary, Music & Musicals, Special Interest
BBFC:
Release Date:
11/11/2016
Run Time:
91 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
NTSC
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Mike Matthews: EH Workband / Russia (10 Min)
  • Vintage Collectors and Peddlers (7 Min)
  • Angie Bowie on Mick Ronson (4 Min)
BBFC:
Release Date:
Not available for rental
Run Time:
91 minutes

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