Big Muff Pi with Tone Wicker

Distortion/Sustainer
The Big Muff Pi with Tone Wicker taps into the sonic power of the legendary Big Muff Pi, but creates new tonal possibilities at the flick of a switch -- or two. Use the Wicker switch to open up three high-frequency filters for raspy, sustaining distortion with top-end bite, or flick on the Tone switch to bypass the tone control for unabated tonal slam. Want the original Big Muff sound? Just switch off the Wicker and turn on the Tone. The ability to create your own personal Big Muff sound is what truly makes this the Wicked Wicker.

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Posted 11/18/2013



Andy at Pro Guitar Shop shows how to get a Foo Fighters’ sound using the EHX Stereo PolyChorus and Big Muff Pi w/Tone Wicker.



Posted 8/29/2013


Gabriel at Best Guitar Effects demos the Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi w/Tone Wicker


Posted 5/14/2013

Scott Sill demos the EHX Big Muff Pi w/Tone Wicker. Scott is one of the DJs on The Flo Guitar Enthusiasts Radio Show:
www.floguitarenthusiasts.com

Posted 11/19/2012



Henry Black and Sound Express perform “Hurt.” Check out the Big Muff Pi w/Tone Wicker.

Posted 2/1/2012



pluginguitars demos the Big Muff Pi w/Tone Wicker Distortion/Sustainer.

Posted 1/27/2012



Effectologist extraordinaire, Bill Ruppert, defies the impossible to re-create the theme from the movie Blade Runner. Using “only” his Electro-Harmonix pedals and unbridled imagination, the maestro delivers an auditory tour-de-force.

Please note: Bill will be in the EHX Forums to discuss his sounds, settings, and process. We hope you join us there.

Previous episodes:

Stay tuned, more Effectology episodes coming soon!

Posted 10/25/2011



Six-year old Tommy Brendel rocks out on guitar with his EHX Deluxe Memory Boy analog delay with tap tempo and Big Muff Pi with Tone Wicker. Tommy, who posts as “Young Guitar Upstart” is a guitar hero in the making!

Posted 5/6/2011



Bass Player Magazine reviews the EHX Big Muff Pi w/Tone Wicker, 44 Magnum Power Amp and Neo Clone chorus.

Click here to read all about it

Posted 3/17/2011



St. Paddy’s Day 2011

Bill Ruppert breathes in the dew of a fine morning in old Eire. With a sly wink and a nod, Bill recreates the mystery of the old Ireland using a little Elvin magic and the power of EHX pedals. 
Learn the secrets of creating lush string synthesizers and Irish tin whistles, using just a regular guitar and Electro-Harmonix effect pedals.

Please note: Bill will be in the EHX Forums to discuss his sounds, settings, and process. We hope you join us there.

Previous episodes:

Stay tuned, more Effectology episodes coming soon!

Posted 2/14/2011


Through the magic of Bill Ruppert, Mr. Effectology, and Electro-Harmonix, take a mini-vacation and relax to the soothing sounds of the ocean and a steel drum band!! Once again, Bill Ruppert shows you how to achieve more than you ever thought possible with “just” a guitar, EHX effects pedals and a large dose of creativity.

Please note: Bill will be in the EHX Forums to discuss his sounds, settings, and process. We hope you join us there.

Previous episodes:

Stay tuned, more Effectology episodes coming soon!

Posted 11/12/2010


10 year old Georgia groove boy, Rockin Reese Boyd, swats his Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi with Tone Wicker and Memory Boy.

Posted 7/16/2010

Mitch runs through the musical flexibility that really sets EH pedals apart. From the Big Muff Pi with Tone Wicker to the award winning Cathedral Stereo Reverb, each pedal delivers powerful control parameters that allow you to sculpt the perfect sound.

Our great Thanks to Sweetwater for this demo video. Please check out their website http://www.sweetwater.com

Posted 2/25/2010

Sonic master Bill Ruppert reproduces the legendary Pink Floyd synth textures from “Welcome To The Machine .” Using only his guitar and the perfect blend of EH pedals, Bill re-creates the amazing sound-scapes that made this recording special. Each EH pedal provides its own magic to reveal the complexity and textures of the EMS VC3 synthesizer with stunning accuracy.

Please note: Bill will be in the EHX Forums to discuss his sounds, settings, and process. We hope you join us there.

Previous episodes:

Stay tuned, more Effectology episodes coming soon!

Posted 2/8/2010

In Effectology 12, pedal wizard Bill Ruppert reproduces the sounds of the Irish Uilleann pipes with a realistic and haunting backdrop. Ethereal Harmonic Drones, giant “Field Drums” and the elegant strings are crafted with the perfect integration of his guitar combined with quality Electro-Harmonix effects.

The “Spectral gate” on the HOG combined with the Big Muff Pi provides a harmonic filter that focused the beautiful string tone.The Cathedral Stereo Reverb preserves the reality with the perfect spatial ambience.

Please note: Bill will be in the EHX Forums to discuss his sounds, settings, and process. We hope you join us there.

Previous episodes:

Stay tuned, more Effectology episodes coming soon!

Posted 12/2/2009

Brazilian rock star Rodrigo Lanceloti shows wide variety of tones from EHX’s versatile Big Muff Pi with Tone Wicker

Posted 10/28/2009

Ultra creative, Chicago studio musician, Bill Ruppert, releases the Goblins and Witches as he delivers Effectology 9: HALLOWEEN. Terrifying effect pedals. All effects were created using only Electro-Harmonix gear. Bill provides detailed graphics on how each tone was created.

Please note: Bill will be in the EHX Forums to discuss his sounds, settings, and process. We hope you join us there.

Previous episodes:

Stay tuned, more Effectology episodes coming soon!

Posted 3/14/2009
In honor of Pi Day (3/14) we proudly present yet another splendid Pi shootout (Big Muff Pi vs. Little Big Muff Pi vs. Big Muff Pi with Tone Wicker) by YouTube's esteemed gearmanndude. And yes, we know, some folks celebrate Pi Day on 22/7.

Posted 1/30/2009
Thanks to ProGuitarShop.com for this demo of the Big Muff Pi with Tone Wicker.

Posted 12/23/2008
Thanks to YouTube's gearmanndude for this demo of the Big Muff Pi with Tone Wicker!

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Quick Specs
True bypass
The Wicker switch opens up 3 high frequency filters providing a sustain that is raspy and defined
The Tone switch completely removes the tone control, providing you with a devastating broadband Big Muff slam!
With the Wicker switch off and the Tone switch on, you have the original Big Muff Pi
9 volt battery included
Optional US96DC-200BI power supply available
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