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Re: Best pedal graphics?

Post by fuzzjunkie » Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:19 am

Jaguar018 wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:41 am
I like Moog, ProCo, ADA, MuTron, Boss, MXR, vintage DOD, Maxon, and a few others.

Deeper dive, I like Glou-Glou's stuff. I mean, anything that looks like some sort of 50 or 60s spaceship control panel:
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Discontinued other one:
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Snazzy FX:
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I wasn’t aware of Glou Glou, those do like nice. Huge, but nice. The Snazzy reminds me of Lovetone, but a spastic Lovetone. Must be the purple/orange theme on the first one.

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Re: Best pedal graphics?

Post by Jaguar018 » Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:30 am

fuzzjunkie wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:19 am
I wasn’t aware of Glou Glou, those do like nice. Huge, but nice. The Snazzy reminds me of Lovetone, but a spastic Lovetone. Must be the purple/orange theme on the first one.
I bought the Snazzy FX Mini Ark strictly based on looks. :fp: Kind of an expensive mistake/learning experience. I had no fucking idea what to do with that pedal, but damn, it looked cool.

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Re: Best pedal graphics?

Post by leokula » Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:30 am

I'm such an EHX fanboy, to me old EHX boxes is where it's at.

I also like the big moogerfoogers.
Jaguar > Jazzmaster :)

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Re: Best pedal graphics?

Post by aRoseisaRoseis » Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:45 pm

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I too like the old EHX wedges, love those pops of colour against the raw enclosures.
I'd rather be looking at shampoo bottles than most pedals to be honest, nonplussed by most things going for 'vibey' or quirky/edgy/cool.

I like what Empress does for the most part, well considered and restrained.
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Hell, even their high gain box looks polite.


Diamond Pedals also have got a cool thing going for themselves, their colour choices somehow remind me of 90s American cycling gear (surprisingly, in a good way, like cannondale maybe).
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Re: Best pedal graphics?

Post by TinyEv » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:14 am

I love my Telenordia stompboxes. They look like the were built by a wacky german dude in his basement... because they were, just like the human centipede !
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Re: Best pedal graphics?

Post by fuzzjunkie » Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:49 pm

I stopped by a shop this afternoon and tried a couple Meris pedals, the Ottobit and the Polymoon. They were smaller than I expected, but both had loads of cool sounds.

The graphics were right on too, post modern minimalist that I am.

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Re: Best pedal graphics?

Post by somanytoys » Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:36 am

They do have cool, minimalist graphics, and I think they did a really good job with the Polymoon.

Careful, I have those 2 pedals, and they are chock full of all kinds of awesome. They can be a rabbithole of possibilities to fall into if you get too close.

Would love to try the Enzo and the Mercury 7.
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Re: Best pedal graphics?

Post by aliendawg » Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:44 am

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Re: Best pedal graphics?

Post by Vibramate » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:19 pm

I know Death By Audio has been mentioned multiple times already, but I must say this:

In my opinion the Fuzz War is honestly one of the best pedal designs ever (graphics-wise). It's just so big and dumb, but that's what makes it so easy to understand and the graphics mirror the big and dumb sound of the pedal. It really feels like some Soviet tank but damn if it isn't effective!

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Re: Best pedal graphics?

Post by BlixaFan » Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:42 am

i like the old MXR stuff and the fact that they always used bright colors, and am a big fan of the old big EHX enclosures, as well as the big Moogerfoogers. my white Moog Ring Mod is one of the best looking boxes on my board.

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Re: Best pedal graphics?

Post by somanytoys » Wed May 01, 2019 5:56 am

I also like my RM-1N. Minimalist wording, big led jewel and cool acid finish, and each finish is somewhat unique.

I just bought a Fromel Shape EQ (but haven't received it yet). I liked the old ones, with the acid etched (?) or coated metal finish, no words, just the stylized EQ and his signature. The one I bought is white, has the Fromel Electronics name and sytlized EQ and a picture of Audrey Hepburn printed across it, with green knobs.

It may not be so great for everybody, but I like it.
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Re: Best pedal graphics?

Post by Velouria » Thu May 02, 2019 1:18 am

Has to be Earthquaker Devices for me, I love the two tone graphics which whilst looking good does not detract from the function of each pedal.

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