Overdrive is probably the trickiest of the pedals and effects. For me at least. I’m constantly searching for that something special and whatever that is, […]
Rarely have I received so many requests for me reviewing pedals as with the Floyd Fuzz and Colordriver from Tru-Fi. Perhaps because they’re so obviously […]
So, it’s time to look back at 2019 and some of my favourite David Gilmour related music gear.
Obsviously, lots of cool pedals, amps and guitars […]
The classic sounds of the Power Boost has gotten a huge revival over the past decade and clones comes in many shapes and sizes. One […]
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 it’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 […]