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Some Folk Jump On Little Orange Boxes For A Living

Advantages: Makes Guitars Sound Better
Disadvantages: ????????????????????????

Acoustic guitars sound rubbish which is why Electric guitars were invented, then someone realised that Electric Guitars sounded rubbish on their own so amplifiers were invented. Electric Guitars still sounded rubbish, and then someone invented electricity ...

Champ666 07.03.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Boss Distortion DS-1

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Little Orange Box

Advantages: Indestructible
Disadvantages: Not much of a range of tones

...The DS-1 is probably the simplest Boss distortion unit. I bought it because it was the cheapest distortion unit around (I paid £40 for it), and later found out that it is the same model that Kurt Cobain used on Nevermind - bonus! The DS-1 has three contr ...

godspeed 20.04.2001 · Read full review
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the colour of rock is orange

Advantages: solid construction, good price, easy to use, great sound
Disadvantages: those after a little more control over thier sound might want something else

i brought this as my introduction into floor peddles, but it would be wrong to look at it like that, i now see it as more of a life time investment. built so solidly that it will take all your bedroom rocking, stage abuse and other nasties that seem to af ...

battery 21.04.2007 · Read full review
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Wobbling in the vortex

Advantages: Nice analogue sound very suited to any electric instrument.
Disadvantages: Big and possibly outdated as the new ones look AWESOME

Here we have the reissue Memory Man with the addition of modulation effects which are a bit like chorus or gentle flanging. This pedal is so much fun it should come with free earplugs and a health warning. If you are looking for a delay pedal this is p ...

elbamfordo 11.09.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Electro Harmonix Delux Memory Man

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Chugga chugga widdly woo

Advantages: Massive smooth sound, nice EQ, built like a tank
Disadvantages: Can be too much

...If you own a pointy guitar or you like a bit of Sepultura then the Boss Metalzone is the distortion pedal for you. Plug it in and turn up your Marshall stack and you'll soon be chugg-a-chugging away with the best of them. This pedal has the typical Boss b ...

crustypaul 12.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Boss Metal Zone MT-2

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