Old faithful. Had my #Boss DS-1 for about 11 years now. This thing defines the word stompbox.
As a recent owner of a DS-1, I’d like to say it genuinely blew me away. I’m a fuzz/Big Muff guy mostly. I have a few fuzzes and muffs and a white-face Rat clone etc, so I never really thought I’d need the humble DS-1. Anyway, intrigued by the bright orange, I got one for £30. This thing is awesome, it has a very percussive and really hard-edge sound. It’s a great live pedal, Big Muffs sound unbelievable on record or when you’re right in front of the amp, but the DS-1 fills the room and cuts through, whereas the muffs get a bit, well, muffled sometimes, especially if you’re not PA’d up. I’m surprised just how different it is to a Rat, I was under the impression they were quite similar, but really they’re a world apart. Anyway, it’s earned its place in my regularly-used pedal line up.
Does anyone make a pedal called a Big Fluff?