Modded Pedals: Keeley DS-1

Robert Keeley’s name has grown substantially over the past couple of years and with good reason: he’s an electrical engineer by trade blessed with a musician’s ear for good tone. That combination has proved to be a blessing for his business, Keeley Electronics, and has earned Robert the reputation of knowing what sounds good and being able to build those tones into his final products for his customers.

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became interested in one of Keeley Electronics’ latest modified pedals, the Boss DS-1 Seeing Eye Mod (SEM) after learning that pro players Steve Vai and Joe Satriani were using it. Well, I’m no Steve Vai or Joe Satriani on guitar, but was still very curious about Keeley’s transformation of the DS-1, which happens to be among Boss’ oldest and longest-lasting pedal designs.

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