How guitar-pedal maker Dr. Scientist finesses its fuzz with fan feedback

Husband-and-wife team Ryan and Tanya Clark rely on customer feedback—literally

High-end guitar pedal maker Dr. Scientist is beloved by bands like the Black Keys, who appreciate the unique sounds they can craft with the company’s hand-crafted pedals, such as the Frazz Dazzler and the Cosmichorus. Dr. Scientist worked with fans in online forum ilovefuzz to perfect the distortion. Here’s how they did it.

Illustrations by Jim Mezei

Infographic showing the steps that B.C.’s Dr. Scientist took to perfect its BitQuest guitar pedal

Hear the BitQuest! in action: