David Gilmour is often associated with the Big Muff and Tube Driver but it was really the Power Boost from London based Colorsound that created his widely recognizeable tones of the mid 70s.
The Colorsound Power Boost was one of the very first overdrive pedals to hit the market. It offered a wide range of tones and soon became a favourite among guitarists like Jeff Beck and David Gilmour.
In this feature we’ll look at the history of the Power Boost, how David would use the pedal and compare some of my favourite models.
Continue to the Colorsound Power Boost feature here.