THE BOSS SD1 GUITAR PEDAL
Are you thinking about or already own a Boss SD1 pedal? This pedal, the SD stand for super overdrive, is one of Boss’s best selling guitar pedals of a time. It’s compact, rugged and it has controls that are easy to understand and use. Find out how to get the very best from this stalwart of an effects box by watching the video below.
GETTING A GREAT GUITAR SOUND
Professional guitarists Gary Clinton knows a thing or two about guitar pedals. This blog post is just one short extract from a large course of lessons covering a wide range of guitar pedal on GMI. The range of pedals we cover include chorus, digital delay, tuner, the Marshall Bluesbreaker and much more. You can find the whole course by clicking on the Guitar Pedals tab under the Free Guitar Lessons tab.
WHAT’S COVERED IN THE BOSS SD1 VIDEO?
The opening part of this video is given over to explaining the difference between boost, overdrive, distortion and fuzz. You will gain an understanding of how the guitar effect works from both a sonic and control point of view. Gary shows how the individual knobs control the various elements of the pedal. He then demonstrate how the clean versus “dirty” sound actually stacks up. Finally, Gary then talks about how the controls work together to create a great sounding overdrive.
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