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A Walrus Audio Voyager Overdrive can be seen in this photo, taken from the Instagram account of Todd Lunneborg, guitar technician for the band Bon Iver, who captioned it "Top side of @blobtower 's #pedalboard . @boniver #boniver this is only for his electric signals. 2 amps and 1 DI line come from here."more
I was at local store when the sales staff was playing with the Voyager that someone sold to the store. I don't think I have ever heard a Overdrive that was so transparent. It is on the wish list should I ever come across one again.
Walrus Audio's Voyager overdrive is a common sight on many boards today, with good cause. This versatile low gain overdrive has many applications, and limiting yourself to only one can be difficult. As an overdrive on a clean amplifier it has a bright crunch while adding its own color to it, however finding unity gain can prove tricky if you are playing in a low volume situation. I find it excels at taking a tube amplifier right on the verge of break-up over the edge, into harmonic saturation that you'll have a hard time disliking. Hand made in Norman, Oklahoma, the Voyager is built like a tank and ready for the road.