#2
There's lots of Boss Overdrives, what sounds exactly are you looking for?
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#3
personally i dont mind on the sound, but i've been listening to QOTSA 'No One Knows' and I like the boost for the solo (sounds kinda fuzzy, but loud and clear, if you get me...)