Tanabe Sunkudo Brunswick GA

The Sunkudo is a refinement of the Burns Buzzaround fuzz, an early-’70s pedal favored by Robert Fripp, who used it in both early-’70s King Crimson and during his initial collaborations with Brian Eno. The Sunkudo’s Fuzz, Sustain, and Volume controls are highly interactive, which means that it may not be easy to dial in the tone you want in just a few seconds.

Jamestown Piano Shop
(912) 265-5055
3674 Community Rd
Brunswick, GA
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(912) 261-8650
1602 Newcastle St
Brunswick, GA
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Portmans Music
(912) 264-3363
5615 Altama Ave
Brunswick, GA
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Video Showcase & Music
(912) 437-6537
Po Box 1170
Darien, GA
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Portman's Music Superstore
(912) 264-3363
5701 Altama Avenue
Brunswick, GA
 
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(912) 280-0034
1407 Newcastle St
Brunswick, GA
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Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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(912) 264-3363
5701 Altama Avenue
Brunswick, GA
 
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(800) 578-5507
2008 Bayswater Rd
Brunswick, GA
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Electronic Keyboard, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment

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(912) 264-3363
5615 Altama Ave
Brunswick, GA
 
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(770) 981-8940
5336 Snapfinger Park Dr
Decatur, GA
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Tanabe Sunkudo

gp0410_gear8466The Sunkudo ($310) is a refinement of the Burns Buzzaround fuzz, an early-’70s pedal favored by Robert Fripp, who used it in both early-’70s King Crimson and during his initial collaborations with Brian Eno. The Sunkudo’s Fuzz, Sustain, and Volume controls are highly interactive, which means that it may not be easy to dial in the tone you want in just a few seconds. But with the investment of some time you can find an incredible variety of singing vintage fuzz sounds—including those classic Robert Fripp tones. The original Buzzaround circuit was quite a different animal from the Fuzz Faces and Tonebenders of its vintage, and the Sunkudo is very different from most fuzzes on the market today. It has its own sound and behavior, particularly in the way different harmonics of the guitar signal will leap out in lovely sustained feedback at higher gain settings. Since Tanabe apparently likes to have four knobs on his boxes, he has added a fourth control to adjust the brightness of the LED.

—Henry Kaiser

KUDOS Quiet. Very different-sounding from other fuzzes. Unusual vintage tones. Powerful, beautiful, and potentially scary sounds here.
CONCERNS Pricey. No external power jack (jack option is available).
CONTACT tanabe.tv

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