Boss JB-2 Angry Driver review

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  • $199

MusicRadar Verdict

This foray into boutique collaborations is interesting and well-timed.

Pros

  • +

    Loads of sounds.

Cons

  • -

    Very few.

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A combination of the Boss BS-2 Blues Driver and a JHS Angry Charlie, a circuit that began life as a modded Marshall Guv’nor distortion. 

With clever dual-function pots for drive, level and tone on both circuits, there’s a plethora of high and low-gain drive sounds in this distortion pedal

Among the myriad routing options, there’s a parallel configuration that allows you to blend both sounds at once (like running two amps simultaneously), and one for adding a remote footswitch for individual control of each circuit. 

Celebrating 40 years of Boss pedals, the company’s foray into boutique collaborations is interesting and well-timed. 

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