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Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Boss OS-2 Overdrive/Distortion



Back with a second review!

The Boss OS-2 Overdrive/Distortion! This pedal is a great idea from the industrial Boss. So without further or do, ill get straight to the review. Big rhymes.

I started out with Boss pedals, theyre built like a brick shit house, and have some solid sounds. I have 5 other Boss pedals Boss whore

The pedal aims to provide both distortion and overdrive in a compact unit, with an awesome blend feature where you can have a mixture between the two settings, which gave me the sound I had been searching for.

4 knobs:
Level: Volume level of the pedal
Tone: Sound of the pedal
Drive: Amount of overdrive or distortion added
Colour: The blend control, from complete distortion, complete overdrive, and everything inbetween.

Pros
Colour: This blend feature is superb, offering a large array of sounds, my personal favourite being bang in the middle, with a little extra distortion, creating a high gain overdrive effect.

Tone: Yet another varied bag of tones, again fit for any personalised guitarist.

cost: I bought this from amazon a while ago £59.99, which is a massive bargain for anyone looking for a decent unit like this.

Cons
Drive: sometimes i find the drive levels are abit lacking. It doesnt really change past the 3oclock stage, i was hoping for a massive burst of gain.

Summary
This is a great pedal if youre looking for a personal, varied distortion/overdrive, adn will cater for those needs. A great cheap pedal for a rainy day.

Boss OS-2 Overdrive/Distortion: 7/10

34 comments:

  1. looking into that looks sick

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  2. Looks lovely, i've always been a fan of Boss pedals, you can always rely on them.

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  3. I like the Super Overdrive more, It gives that extra boost I need, because my amp distortion is too 'mellow'.

    Awesome channel, I'm following!

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  4. Will have to advise my friend to come by this blog, I'm not massively clued up in this area, but a damn good review!

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  5. Great review, seems like a must have

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  6. why does snorlax have a vagina?

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  7. I miss my girlfriend sometimes....;)

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  8. Your blog is cute. I used to have Butterfree as my avatar. Butterfree is always first in my lineup and Snorlax second.

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  9. i love them sound effects on guitars!

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  10. I play guitar too :) I was going to buy this pedal ages ago and I'm glad I didn't!

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  11. nice information, might pick this up

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  12. Great!, but old,I mean I got my Pod XT :D

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  13. Never been a fan of multi effects units, prefer the individual units :P

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  14. Snorlax have a vagina

    Cannot be unseen

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  15. I perfer axe-fx over any and every pedal, head, pre-amp, etc. check it out.

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  16. I've used one of these in the past, surprised how durable it is

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  17. I had a buddy of mine smash his pedal as a show once. You wouldn't believe the sound it made.

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  18. Hey man looking forward to being good friends

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  19. I would say you play Hard Rock?

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  20. Now and again, but my favourite bands are Foals, Bloc Party, ACDC, Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Warpaint.

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  21. I had one but never used it.

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  22. My favorite is the Blues Driver 2!

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  23. Nice pedal, even nicer snorlax

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  24. Have fun playing around with the pedal, Snorlax :)

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  25. really awesome blog you got here.

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  26. Boss is a great manufac, but whats up with that pokemon? :D

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  27. I have that pedal, its a nice one IMO
    BTW the snorlax is cute!hehe

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