Tanabe Sunkudo Pottsville PA

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.

Braun Schools Music
(570) 622-2724
607 Mahantongo St
Pottsville, PA
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Manning Pianos & Organs
(570) 648-5454
Rr 1 Box 847
Coal Township, PA
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Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Print Music

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Foltin'S Music
(570) 640-8539
462 N Claude A Lord Blvd
Pottsville, PA
 
Pivs Music
(724) 654-5724
2204 Gilmore St
New Castle, PA
Types of Instruments Sold
Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Guitar Gearbox
(484) 716-5730
317 Willow Way
Chester Springs, PA
Types of Instruments Sold
Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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2Nd Song Music Co
(610) 562-9355
11 Erin Way
Mohrsville, PA
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Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Maury'S Music
(570) 645-3761
127 E Phillips St
Coaldale, PA
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Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Wiscount Music
(717) 647-0617
1445 E Grand Ave
Tower City, PA
 
Rainbow Music
(717) 877-8323
917 West Aaron Drive, #N
State College, PA
Types of Instruments Sold
Electronic Keyboard, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Blue Diamond
(724) 746-2540
290 Chubbic Rd
Canonsburg, PA
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Recording Equipment

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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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