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"Jimi Hendrix is definitely the Wah-Wah king to me because everytime he used it it sounded like a different tool. That's what was so amazing about it. It was like he used it to add a new dimension to this thing that he was doing. And it made the thing work. You could tell that he just wasn't tapping his foot or working the pedal to time. He was playing with it and working with the notes specific to play to the rhythm he was using with his right hand or his left hand. Not many players did that. For me, when he used it it became much more than a Wah-Wah pedal, it was an extension of the music. We put two different sounding inductors in the Vox Big Bad Wah pedal. So the the Big Bad Wah is a pedal with two separate inductors that maybe has around seven, eight, nine different combinations - they're the most important ones. You have classic with up to 10db of boost, modern with the same gain variations available, and of course the different EQ that you've got. When you put them all together you've got a very interesting wah-wah pedal that someone can use and flip the switches all during their gig, or they can set it and forget it if that's the way they like it. There's a toggle switch to get you into Wah 2 mode. In Wah 1 you have the choice of the classic box inductor or the more modern inductor. When you go into Wah 2, you still have the choice of inductors, you have two additional features: one is zero to up to 10db of gain boost which is great for driving an amp that doesn't already have gain in it, and with the voicing switch you can get the standard sweep that either inductor will give you at either gain setting, or you can get the extra deep sound. You have the choice between standard voicing or deep voicing. It's been tailored, I think, better than any other manufacturer's version of the extra low sweep. We've narrowed in on what's truly useful and we've gotten rid of all the extraneous low-end stuff that just drives your amp crazy. So you can have that set up, let's say gain-boost with extra low sweep, in Wah 2 so that while you're playing with Wah 1 you can just step on the pedal and it switches to it. You could also just have that ready to go so that when you do step on the wah-wah you're instantly there. For me that's great having that flexibility because if I'm out there doing and 2.5 hour Satriani show and you have fifteen songs that use the wah-wah pedal, they do have different settings! So it's nice to be able to get to them real fast. Each time I used the Big Bad Wah on the Chickenfoot it was used with an entirely different setup, which was very interesting."more
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