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Sunday, May 29, 2022


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You can find demos of the SNAZZT FX pedal line in previous posts here.

Monday, February 28, 2022


via Erica Synths


Erica Synths continues to stand with the people of Ukraine and we will donate all of the income - both manufacturing costs and profit - from our sales of several instruments to humanitarian aid organizations helping in Ukraine and providing support where it is needed the most.

Donations will be made via the biggest charity agency in Latvia - and for full transparency we will publicly inform about the donations made. This will involve the following instruments - Black Digital Noise, Black Dual EG/LFO, Sequential Switch II & Snazzy FX - Mini Ark, Wow & Flutter, Tracer City.

The campaign will be on-going until all stock is sold out and ABSOLUTELY ALL INCOME will be donated.

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Snazzy FX Pedals (Tracer City, Mini-Ark) With Synth & Guitar + Contest To Win A Wow & Flutter

Published on Feb 6, 2019 Perfect Circuit

"Comment on this video [on Youtube] before Midnight Pacific Standard Time 2/13/2019 For a chance to win this Snazzy FX Wow & Flutter delay pedal (we will pick a random comment as the winner). The contest is only open to US residents. Make sure you check back into the comments section after the 14th to see if you won, we will respond to the winning commenter letting them know that they won.

This video shows all three of the Snazzy FX pedals made by Snazzy LV with both a Make Noise 0-Coast synth and a guitar. The Wow & Flutter is a delay with the sound of a worn out wobbly tape machine. The Tracer City is an analog state variable filter with both envelope follower and LFO modulation options as well as external CV inputs. The Mini-Ark is a monophonic tracking synth pedal that works with bass or guitar and has a crazy and chaotic sound.

Available here:

Official Rules:
1. You must subscribe to our YouTube Channel.
2. You must comment on this video before Midnight PST 2/13/2019.
3. The winning comment will be chosen at random.

This contest is sponsored by Perfect Circuit & Snazzy LV and is in no way affiliated with YouTube. For more information about contest rules check out YouTube Community Guidelines"

Supporters of MATRIXSYNTH get %10 off at Perfect Circuit!

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Snazzy FX pedals explored by Artur Punte poetry

Published on Aug 1, 2018 Erica Synths

"Artur Punte takes different approach to Snazzy FX pedals.

1) Voice record goes to the Wow and Flutter's input
2) Output signal from the Wow and Flutter goes to the Tracer City
3) The same voice record* signal splitted to The Mini-Ark as well
4) Square-wave output from The Mini-Ark goes to the Expression pedal input of the Tracer City
5) Signal from CV output of The Mini-Ark the CV input of the Tracer City
6) Output form the Tracer City, The Mini-Ark and voice record* go directly to a mixer

Record from the mixer's monitor output as it is – no effects, no postproduction or mastering.

* Poem "Today I Understood" by Artur Punte (translated by Kevin M. F. Platt), voice: Jayde Will

Manufactured in Latvia by Erica Synths now pedals are put in more compact heavy duty boxes with solid build quality keeping the authentic sound of the SnazzyFX pedals from the original run and will not only stand the test of time but will turn heads wherever you take them. Effects are great to use not only for guitar & bass players but experimental musicians and synthesists as well both in live and studio set up.

More from Artur Punte/Orbita:"

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Snazzy FX Pedals are Back

"the snazzy fx pedals are getting rereleased.

the old supercool crazy psychedelic cult stompboxes.

designed by new york techno & abstract electronica artist dan snazelle

the Wow and Flutter 300 EUR + vat + shipping
tape glitch noise pedal

the Mini-ark pedal 350 EUR + vat + shipping
guitar-synth (not only for guitarplayers)

and the supercrazy Tracer City 390 EUR + vat + shipping
analog modulation pedal

release-date: 25/4/2018

the rerelease is manufactured by rigabased company "erica synths" in cooperation with snazzy fx.

all 3 pedals are for synthplayers, guitar- & bassplayers, experimental musicians, souddesigners, beatprogrammers for studio and on-stage use."

Wednesday, January 19, 2011


video upload by snazelle | January 19, 2011 |


Thursday, August 05, 2010

Snazzy FX: Mini-Ark, Tracer City and Wow and Flutter

via Kayzer on Harmony Central

"I picked these babys up on Friday from Thilo who is running the German Pedal shop effektboutique, props to this guy for getting me the Snazzy Landmines from the very first batch! Its probably the heaviest New Pedal Day of my life since these Boxes are Gigantic and Heavy as f**k! They are very well made and will properly withstand a 3rd world war…

The Mini Ark is an analog harmoniser, synth style pedal that adds up to 3 harmonies to your guitar signal, variouse vibrato shapes and noisy soundscapes, infinite hold of harmonies via infinity switch (while still be able to play over the hold note), sustain mode holds the note you are playing until you play a new one that will be hold and so on… The Mini Ark also has a CV out, that means you can connect it to the CV in of other pedals and control these. That’s a pretty sick feature and I will get a demo of this up as soon as possible… The Tracking is quite nice and the sound is very thick n chewy…!

The WOW and Flutter could be described as Envelope Pitch Vibrato Delay! It can be used as a normal delay or delay with a nice amount of modulation but where the pedal really shines are sick twisted down pitched repeats depending on how hard you pick… While playing some nice delayed and slightly picked stuff you can change your picking style and hit the strings a bit harder and stop the chord to achieve down pitched vibrato repeat insanity!

The Tracer City is probably the Pedal with the most knobs and switches I ve ever seen in my whole live. I will come up with a demo of this beast later since time was short and I focused on doing demos for the other 2 pedals! Feel free to subscribe to my youtube to dont miss these upcoming clips...

Dan Snazzle watched my videos and asked me about sharing his thoughts and additional infos with you. Here we go:

"'Hi this is Dan with some answers to questions

1. The wow and flutter is a digital delay that is analog voiced. You can set it to do very basic normal delay.

2. The mini-ark can work for fast input signals (nintendo sounds, drum beats, etc) BUT you have to set the gate/sustain switch to GATE and mess with the INPUT SENS control. (all sources act a bit differently) and put the magical selector into preset one.

Also, you want to turn the HOLD knob to zero in those cases. The knob labelled HOLD is a normal octave down that is taken BEFORE the Octave and Interval switches. So it is much dirtier and is great for having an octave once you kick in the infinite turn on but often just adds grunge to the input (which is sometimes a great thing and sometimes makes it harder to get clean tracking)

I noticed in Dennis's videos that it was turned up. There is nothing wrong with turning it up BUT you get a much different sound when you turn it down. I also like to mess with using mainly dirty input and just a hair of octave and interval. There are so many ways you can change your sound buy just using the mixer section.

Also, depending on how high you set the octaves, you get a much more "normal" sound that responds differently. Presets 2-8 are meant for vibrato and will not track as quickly since they arent meant to.

thanks so much guys!!! and thanks dennis for the great videos!


see this post for the videos

via Analogue Haven's flickr feed.

"Three new pedals from Snazzy FX have arrived! For more details:"

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Snazzy FX Vids via Kayzer

Snazzy FX - Tracer City

YouTube via xtimehascomex | June 29, 2010 | 4:11

" - The Tracer City combined with various effects like fuzz, delay and an oscillator! From wired noise to sweet filter sweeps and right back to whale songs..."

Monday, June 07, 2010

Wow and Flutter-MP3 player demo

YouTube via snazelle — June 07, 2010 —

"A demo of the SNAZZY FX 'WOW and FLUTTER' used with an mp3 player as the input source. This demonstrates how the 'Wow and Flutter' sounds when used with drums, synths, etc, as well as in a mixing environment."


wow guitar.m4v

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Wednesday, January 06, 2010


YouTube via snazelle

"here is a very basic video of the 2nd snazzy fx product- the mini ark

(some of you know about last years audio ark)

(you can hear a bit of the actual dry guitar because the camera was so close to my guitar)

anyway, lots and lots of people asked me to make a box based on the audio ark. and this is what i came up with. It was originally designed for guitar, cello, and field recordings.on guitar it sounds much more like a tracking system/harmony pedal. on drums, bowed instruments, field recordings, and noise, it gets very unpredictable and you can always rely on it to create something unique. Right now this is my favorite to play with.

here is the product description

Tuesday, December 29, 2009


YouTube via snazelle.

Synth connection: this one came in via the synth diy list and had some help from Mark Verbos. Also click here and scroll for prior snazelle videos posted here on MATRIXSYNTH. The SNAZZY FX Wow and Flutter is one of the first three products coming from the newly formed SNAZZY FX and is thus a little bit of synth history.

Video description:
"here is a quick demo of the Snazzy FX wow and flutter. This is one of the three products I am releasing at NAMM in 2 weeks. it is a pretty full featured box, with super heavy duty steel box, with beautiful graphics, and an extremely versatily set of controls. I like this box a lot because you can sit around with it for hours and keep getting intersting sounds. from sort of chorus/or comb filtering stuff to delay, to weird messed up tape effects (which are a lot easier to hear on a mix then they are on a guitar) to pitch shifting.

this box can take line or guitar level and can go from clean to slightly overdriven.

retail price will be announced at Namm.

for pre-orders contact


via dan snazelle on the sdiy list:

"As some of you may have noticed lately i have been a bit absent from the list. this is mainly due to how damn busy i have been trying to get my three products ready for NAMM, with my new company, SNAZZY FX.

mark verbos has been a super big help throughout the development of these products (all the circuit boards were designed by him)

i wont get into too much detail at the moment about the three products and i must apologize about the poor audio quality of this video, but i will be posting a few more links in the next week or so, and giving more information on the three products.

the wow and flutter is at this moment the least knob laden of the three boxes. the tracer city has over 20 controls. the mini-ark (based on the tracking section from the audio ark) has about 10 controls, but one of these is a "magical selector" 1-8 preset rotary switch.

as you can probably imagine, things are crazy for me right now, assembling boxes, getting orders of parts in, and picking up boxes from the silkscreen shop. these are are what i will be taking to NAMM but i might make a few changes such as paint type,etc when i go into production (i think the final boxes will be powder coated)

by the way, the two more complex boxes both run off of TRUE 12 or 15 +/- rails with a 9v (though not recommended on the tracer city do to current drain) batt or 9v dc adapter (boss adapter recommended)

anyway...just thought id let you all know that I will have three products out in Jan 2010.

i will be posting some more stuff soon


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