Dan Auerbach

Dan Auerbach Gear and Tone


Dan Auerbach has been lead guitarist and vocalist for the Black Keys since 2001, as well as being a member of the Barnburners. He has a distinctive, dirty tone which has remained somewhat constant over the years, despite using numerous pedals and guitars. Because of his ever changing arrangement of gear, it has become more and more difficult to nail his tone, but this just proves his ability to reinvent himself.



4 Best Budget Overdrive and Distortion Pedals

One of the things we try to preach here is the idea that you don’t need to pay a lot for great tone. Many players who aren’t satisfied with their tone blame it on “cheap” equipment, instead of putting the time and effort into improving their sound with what they have. That being said, we’ve compiled a list with, in our opinion, four of the best budget overdrive and distortion pedals.