Keeley Electronics Introduces Red Dirt Overdrive

Published 10 years ago on March 12, 2013

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Keeley Electronics Introduces Red DirtOverdrive -

KeeleyElectronics announces the RedDirt overdrive, the newest member of theaward-winning Keeley Electronics family of customeffects pedals. The result of over 10 years of research and finetuning development of its existing modified pedal lineup, theKeeley Electronics Red Dirt overdrive delivers a range of tonesfrom classic subtle blues to contemporary high-gain crunch.

TheRed Dirt overdrive began from aquest to find the perfect classic drive sound while also offeringnew levels of sonic versatility to satisfy a wider range of musicalstyles. Founder and head engineer Robert Keeley took this idea andcombined the great sounds found within his original "Mod Plus" and"Baked" modified pedals and added refinements found exclusively inhis custom pedal line.  By incorporating these tones alongwith the Keeley standard of U.S.A. hand-built quality using premiumcomponents, the Red Dirt overdrive aims to become an indispensiblepart of any pedal chain.

The Red Dirt overdrive features:

  • Dirt control that offers an extremely dynamic, touch-sensitivegain at both mild and heavier sustain settings
  • Tone control that delivers an extended range of useable voicingto match the needs of virtually any guitar and amp combination
  • Volume control that can effectively balance the signal or pushan amp into further sustain and overdrive with authority
  • Hand-built in theU.S.A.using the finest components andconstruction techniques
  • Beautifully housed and powder coated in a rugged enclosure
  • True bypass switching for pure tone and no signal loss
  • World-class Keeley customer support 

The Keeley Electronics RedDirt overdrive will begin shipping to dealersworldwide this month. It has a street price of $199.


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