Hi guys, I'm abit of a newbie to this site and to the world of customizing guitars and pedals etc.
I'm looking to invest in a pedal so I can get a better sound out of my guitar. (I'd love it to sound like the Arctic Monkeys' guitars on their first album). I'm trying to get an real raw Indie rock kind of sound; if that makes sense.
I've heard of the Big muff pedal?

I have a Fender Telecaster and a 100W Marshall amp.

Any reccomendations or links would be much appreciated,
Their kind of overdrive is pretty much just a Fender amp with a little bit of cranking. With a muff and a Marshall amp you'll get Smashing Pumpkins.
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is that an mg?
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The big muff is a fuzz pedal. Think late '70s Pink Floyd or Smashing Pumpkins.
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Typically when people say they have a "Marshall amp" and don't specify the type it's actually an MG. If that's the case, you can get the tone you want by replacing the amp with a Fender like Reisgar said above. Otherwise a fuzz and some reverb is probably the place to start. The Big Muff is an option for fuzz and for reverb I always like to recommend the EHX Holy Grail.
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I'm really quite a noob guys so sorry if I didn't specify enough. I'm going to have a look at the Holy Grail thing, thanks everyone
There is a neverending list of effects, figure out what types you want first, then figure out which pedals to buy.