Inspired by Jimi’s sought-after tone, the Manic is a Vintage Fuzz Face, but in an intuitive, very easy-to-use package. Often, guitarists purchase a fuzz pedal and plug it into a clean amp only to realize that it sound terrible. Not Jimi-like at all. The trick is that a vintage fuzz needs to be placed into a preamp that is already in the edge of saturation. Then the guitarist lowers the guitar’s volume knob to get the perfect sound and fuzz feel. With the Manic, we wanted to make your life easier. The Manic by Foxgear allows you place your fuzz into your pedalboard then directly into a clean amp, yet still reaching the best, touch responsive, organic, dynamic, fuzzy sound you have ever heard.