"This is a vintage companion fuzz. And the companion fuzz also goes into this EQ so that we can cut some of the lows and bring back some of the mids that are scooped out. It's a very cool octave fuzzy sound, but it kind of scoops the mids out. Even though it gets a whole lot louder, you have to bring that back into it," says Dan Auderbach's guitar tech about the Shin-Ei Companion Pedal.more
Coxon's playing makes significant use of effects pedals such as distortion, delay (a significant example being "Essex Dogs") and flange (as heard in the pre-chorus of Girls & Boys). He uses a custom made Mike Hill pedalboard which over the years has included: Akai Headrush E2, Boss BF-2 Flanger, Boss CS-3 Compressor/Sustainer, Boss DD-3 Digital Delay, Boss DM-2 Analogue Delay, Boss OD-3, Boss NS-2 Noise Suppressor, Boss PN-2 Tremolo/Pan, Boss RV-5 Digital Reverb, Boss TR-2 Tremolo, Boss TU-2 Tuner, Boss VB-2 Vibrato, DOD Punkifier, Electro-Harmonix HOG, Electro-Harmonix Holy Grail, Line 6 FM4 Filter Modeller, ProCo RAT, Shin-Ei FY-2 Companion Fuzz, T-Rex Mudhoney Distortion. (Wikipedia)more
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