Overdrive like DBA Interstellar but with a tone control?

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  1. sws2h

    sws2h Supporting Member

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    I had a DBA Interstellar Overdriver Deluxe for a short period and I really dug the sound of the standard Overdriver Deluxe side but in a band setting it was way too dark. And the "bright" side on the Deluxe was way too thin for most things (sort of like flipping on the bright switch on a Jaguar)

    I'm wondering if there's something else with a similar gritty somewhat fuzzy characteristic but with maybe a tone knob to dial in some top end?
     
  2. sws2h

    sws2h Supporting Member

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    Maybe a Lumpy's Lemon Drop?
     
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    Skreddy Screwdriver. Between the sharpness and body knobs, it is very easy to get the right characteristics for your drive sound, and it is incredibly touch sensitive.
     
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    There are lots of good fuzzy drives out there. Skreddy Hybrid Fuzz Driver, Basic Audio Futureman, Catalinbread Karma Suture, AnalogMan AstroTone to name a few.
     
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    sws2h Supporting Member

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    What I liked about the IS was that it was still touch sensitive, a lot of times with a fuzz set to low gain it doesn't have that characteristic. I've never had a Skreddy pedal (really interested in the Bloody Knuckle before it was discontinued) but I'll listen to some samples of the Screwdriver
     
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    Good call Guapo I remember that thing sounding great in samples
     
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    sws2h Supporting Member

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    Got a Prescription Audio RX Overdriver on the way...bit cheaper than the Throbak but sounded as good to me the few samples I could find
     

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