Stone Deaf Trashy Blonde
The Trashy Blonde is your one-stop ticket to those classic British dirt tones that has helped shape and define rock-n-roll as we know it today. Sporting punchy, present and sizzling drive tones and a super-versatile Paracentric EQ, the Trashy Blonde will see you get the job done, whether you want to ride the highway to hell or stride the stairway to heaven! Plus, with on-the-fly tone sculpting or foot-controlled phaser and wah sounds via the optional Stone Deaf EP-1 expression pedal, you have the classiest classic-rock pedal ever made.
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The quintessential ‘classic-rock-in-a-box’ guitar pedal, the Trashy Blonde is inspired by tones reminiscent of classic British tube amplifiers and especially on the definitive Marshall® amp sound, allowing you to drive any clean amplifier with controlled and musical crunch. Trashy Blonde is a sexy British beauty that features a great deal of classic rock with unquestionable control. Imagine you wanted some classic Brit tones from your super clean jangly amp? Well, she will turn any prancy little thing into an over-driven crunchy distorted badass. Roll her back with your guitar volume and she cleans up very nicely. You may also want to mix it up with her mix knob, allowing you to toggle through trebly distortion, to a more rounded vintage tone with plenty of warmth.
Extremely versatile, you can get those JTM45 subtle break-up tones all the way through to saturated JCM800 territory and then suddenly you’re feeling just like Slash stepped in with his heels. Plus, the design allows mixing clean and distorted signals with ease for a more vintage, well rounded and less saturated tone, to more classic rock tones reminiscent of AC/DC and Led Zeppelin. The in-depth EQ settings let you refine the sound to your exact preference, while the parametric filter and noise gate assists in suppressing unwanted feedback so that you’re always in control.
However, Trashy Blonde does have another ‘secret’ channel up her sleeve. By cranking the Balance (output) knob on the clean channel, into a ‘just about to break up’ amp will take you into boosted valve break up, step on the Trashy side and then boom! You’re into full-on distortion nirvana.
Add a Stone Deaf EP-1 active expression pedal to the expression input control and on top of the impressive regular tone shaping features, Trashy Blonde can also achieve wah, phaser and manual tonal shift sounds as well as the ability to control your drive tone on the fly with your foot.
Each Trashy Blonde is proudly manufactured by Stone Deaf in our factory based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England.
Classic amp-like drive tones
Mix control – Get the perfect blend of clean and dirty signal
Highly sculptable Paracentric EQ – For perfect tones with any rig
Phaser and Wah functionality via Stone Deaf EP-1 expression pedal
Handmade in the United Kingdom
Powered by opt. 9V PP3 battery or PSU (9V DC, centre -, 2.1mm, ~30mA current draw)
The Current Draw of the Trashy Blonde is about 30mA. It works off a 2.1mm centre negative (Boss Style) adaptor. If using battery we recommend using a lithium 9v battery as Alkaline are unstable.
Power supplies should be fully Isolated.