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The extra headroom makes it an excellent companion for fuzz and Muffs and it also fits bedroom setups better.
A couple of additional features, such as the pre-gain, makes this pedal extremely versatile. Bedroom setups: 8/10 Gilmour tones: Ob C, DSot M, WYWH, Animals, DG 78, Wall, FC Gilmourish.
Colorsound Powerboost/Overdriver It doesn’t really get more Dark Side, WYWH and Animals than this.It does’t have as much headroom as the Buffalo or Thro Bak but with the gain cranked all the way up, it’s got the smoothest sustain of them all.It can be a bit tricky on smaller amps but it can break glass on louder tube amps. Bedroom setups: 6/10 Gilmour tones: Ob C, DSot M, WYWH, Animals, DG 78, Wall, FC Gilmourish.Com score: 10/10 Vick Audio Overdriver The Overdriver is, as the name implies, a clone of the US version of the Powerboost, the Overdriver.Of all the clones out there, this one is perhaps the closest to the original design, with a super transparent and glassy character, lots of low end and plenty of gain on tap.