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 […]
I get a lot of questions about the modern dual overdrives and how they apply to David Gilmour’s tones. Not all of them do obviously […]
In this video we’ll examine the classic Boss DS-1. Is it capable of replicating classic David Gilmour fuzz and overdrive tones?
The DS-1 came out in […]
In this video we’ll examine the classic Boss SD-1. Is it capable of replicating David Gilmour’s Tube Driver tones?
The SD-1 came out of the OD-1 […]
In this video I’m presenting one of my all time favourite overdrive pedals, the classic Boss BD-2.
The BD-2 has a transaprent tube amp-like tone, […]
In this video I’m presenting one of my all time favourite pedals. The Colorsound Power Boost. I bought mine new in 2005 at Macari’s in […]
The Colorsound Power Boost was one of the very first overdrive pedals available. It offered a wide range of tones and soon became a favourite […]
Iâ€™ve always been a great fan of JHS pedals and with their growing collection of pedals I get more and more questions about how these […]
Finding the right overdrive can seem like an almost impossible task. Itâ€™s often either too bright or too dark or, it lacks the needed mid […]
Every time I come across a new overdrive I always ask myself – Do we really need another overdrive pedal? You probably have a couple […]
In this review Iâ€™ll be looking at the brand new D&M Drive from Robert Keeley. Promising to deliver mids-humped boost and saturated distortion, and the […]
Choosing the right overdrive for your amp can be tricky. The wrong pedal with the wrong amp can sound pretty shitty. However, if you do […]
Keeping a well thought out and tidy pedal board is crucial for getting the best performance from your rig. It doesnâ€™t really matter how many […]
Overdrives are perhaps the hardest part of the whole tone building. You really need to find one that both sounds great to your ears and […]
Most of us, when we try to describe our favourite guitar tone, use words like smooth, warm, creamy and sustain, but itâ€™s not always that […]
We all want that super smooth tone, with singing sustain, that makes our guitar sound huge and impressive. Not all pedals, nor amps, can do […]
Itâ€™s not often that you come across pedals that stand out as being really unique. Donâ€™t get me wrong, thereâ€™s so much great coming out […]
Tracking down a good overdrive is a challenge for most of us. Obviously, they need to have the tone you want but they also need […]
Overdrive has always been the staple of the guitar sound. Whether you pin a hole in your speaker, crank the tubes or use pedals, overdrive […]
Every once in a while a pedal pops up with a special appeal to us Gilmour nerds and with obvious references to a legendary overdrive […]