In this Boss DS-1 review, I will tell you about one of today’s most popular and selling distortion pedals. It was introduced back in 1978 and was produced in Japan and later in Taiwan. And in the 2000s, Boss became part of Roland. However, these events did not affect the quality of the product, and numerous modifications only improved the basic model.
No matter how enthusiastic and virtuous you are in playing the guitar. You won’t be able to extract the modified sound from your musical instrument without additional devices. For this purpose, consider adding pedals to your arsenal. But which one should you get? That’s a serious question. So, I am here to help you. I gathered a list of pedals every guitarist should own. Hope this article will help you make an educated choice.
So that guitar pedals could work, they must be attached to a power source. As it turns out, it’s fairly easy to power one or two pedals. But if you have three or more, it can be a big deal. You will need a specific power setup to power multiple guitar pedals. And, if you do not know how to make things work, it can put you into trouble. But you’re in luck to have this quick guide at hand. Read it till the end to grasp multiple ways of powering pedals.
Are you desperate because your guitar pedals produce awful, scratchy, crackling noise? Have you already considered throwing them away? No, do not fall into extremes. Instead, you should better learn some ways to clean guitar pedals. After all, the dirty pots can be to blame for those noisy sound effects. Luckily, you can get the pedals back into full operating order once again as you clean them. So, here are the tips on how to get the job done.
When your pedalboard seems unusually noisy, it’s easy to blame the pedals themselves for malfunctioning. Yet, do not rush into making premature conclusions. Instead, you’ve got to find the reason for those deviations. It may turn out that the pedal has nothing to do with humming or buzzing. So, why is the distortion pedal so noisy? Let’s look at the possible causes and how you can handle that.
Once you buy your first guitar pedal, you may wonder how to use it correctly. If you do not know the nitty-gritty of this electronic device, you may mess it up and get a tone you do not expect to achieve. So, here is a quick and simple explanation of how to use a distortion pedal for its utmost performance and a desirably processed sound.