Tag: overdrive

  • What is the most versatile overdrive pedal for guitar?

    Love this question cause I get to plug some of my favorite pedals. By versatile, I assume it means ‘most diverse range of sounds’ that are able to be created from it. Here are my picks: Keeley Muse Driver This new Keeley pedal is a take on a Blues Driver and does everything from light…

  • What is your favorite overdrive/ distortion pedal and why?

    I love overdrives and part of the reason is there’s just so many of them and so many companies making so many flavors of overdrives with their own tweaks. Here are my personal top 10 favorites: MXR Timmy ($130) one of my all time favorite light gain to medium gain ‘transparent’ overdrives, this is a…

  • The five types of guitar overdrives

    I’m kind of a guitar gadget freak, and I’ve bought many guitar pedals over the years. One of the pedals I like to collect the most are overdrives – Overdrives are guitar pedals that cause the amp to breakup – but in a soft clipping way not hard clipping like a distortion or fuzz –…

  • Best Overdrive Guitar pedals

    A while ago, I made a post about the best small handwired tube amplifiers, and what better to follow that up than with the best overdrive guitar pedals, both mainstream and boutique kinds. I’m going to look at ‘traditional’ overdrives, and not the crazy wacky ones with a million different settings. Let’s take a look.…