The Brainworx bx_distorange Distortion pedal is an exacting plugin emulation of one of the most popular distortion pedals ever made: The Boss DS-1®. Beloved for its rich, liquid tone and super simple operation, this distortion pedal has been used on countless hit records over the last 4 decades, including Nivana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”.
This distortion pedal is a modern classic. Artists ranging from Kurt Cobain to Steve Vai have relied on its snarling, grinding distortion to excite fans. Introduced in 1978, it has become a pedalboard staple for guitarists around the world. It’s great for all flavors of rock – everything from experimental to indie to modern to heavier, grunge-infused genres. That versatility, combined with its great price, make this pedal the perfect pick for its proven tone.