Poison Noises Glut Cheeks Fuzz

The Poison Noises Glut Cheeks is not a new pedal (it was released in mid 2022) but the exposure given to it by the JHS Show (video streaming below) is comparable to a re-release.

Utilizing BC108 transistors, this pedal belongs to the growing category of “flexible” fuzz pedals, comprising circuits that, rather than recreating the voice of a specific fuzz type, are able to offer a range of tones, including ones referencing more than one classic vintage circuit – in this case, the Tone Bender and the Fuzz Face,

The two voices can be selected through a toggle switch and tweaked via five knobs, including your regular Volume, Gain and Tone controls, but also a Bias knob reducing the voltage fed to the diodes for those classic dying batter/velcroy tones, and a Strength knob that mimics the effect obtained by rolling down the guitar volume, delivering some less intense tone that clean up nicely.

Here’s how it sounds.

Poison Noises Glut Cheeks, Builder’s Notes

It’s an all you can eat Fuzz buffet! The Glut Cheeks is made using the same recipe as your favorite 60’s fuzzes, but with a few new extra fixings. As you can see, the ingredients are listed right on the box! Every fuzz uses carefully selected, organically sourced, grass fed BC108 transistors. Using the Mode switch allows you to choose between a two or three transistor configuration. Not a fan of the Gain control on those old school fuzz topologies? Well look no further! The Strength control allows you to pull back the intensity of the input signal in a way similar to rolling the volume back on your guitar. Allowing for that delicious “cleaned up” sound coveted by many fuzz fanatics. With all the new ways to dish out the amount of gain in your signal, there has never been a better time to consume all the fuzz you can handle. Glut Cheeks, It’s what’s for dinner.