Gary Moore’s Boss DS-1 Distortion

Used from the early days on his Stratocaster guitars. According to Gary, the pedal gave Strats the exact amount of “kick” that he wanted.

I use a Boss Distortion (DS-1) on the Stratocaster. I found it’s a really good unit for my particular guitar because it complements the sound. Having gone through just about all the other distortion units available, this is the one that doesn’t make your guitar sound thin. It doesn’t take away the natural sound. It just gives the Strat a real kick up the ass. In fact, I have it on most of the time. I don’t use it on the Les Paul, though.

Originally posted on Gary Moore’s website, seems to be gone now


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