When recording the Arctic Monkeys 2011 album this article states : "A new sonic development for Arctic Monkeys on Suck It And See are the saturated Electro?Harmonix Big Muff?styled lead breaks that feature throughout — played mostly by Turner, but also by Jamie Cook. "It isn't a Big Muff actually,” Ford points out. "But we were trying to get that Les Paul neck-pickup sound. They've got quite a few of those weird, boutiquey fuzz pedals that give you that warm, creamy fuzz, so we used that for the solos mainly. There was one called the [Coopersonic] Valve Slapper that we used quite a lot.”more
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