A transistor-based overdrive, the Blues Driver (aka BD-2) is a tried and true classic and one of the best-selling overdrives in the world – in a pedal niche that’s crowded like no other.
The BOSS BD-2w is the Japanese builder’s reissue of the original, part of the Waza Craft line that comprises several reissues/evolutions of the company’s classic pedals with an expanded tonal palette.
With its two modes, the BD-2w offers an extra “Custom” tone that sounds a little bassier and with more focused mids.
Hear the legendary sound of the BOSS Blues Driver in the videos below and check out our article about the best pedals inspired by the Blues Driver circuit.
Passionately designed by the master engineers at BOSS in Japan, the Waza Craft BD-2W delivers a premium stomp experience that fans of customized pedal tone will love. Crafted with an ear for highly refined sound, the BD-2W takes the classic Blues Driver grit to a new level with all-discrete analog circuitry. Standard mode captures the classic BD-2 tone while Custom mode delivers new body and sustain.
- Special edition Waza Craft pedal delivers the ultimate BOSS tone experience
- Premium sound based on the classic BD-2 Blues Driver
- Newly revised, all-analog discrete amplifier circuit
- Standard and Custom sound modes
- Highly responsive to picking dynamics and volume changes
- BOSS five-year warranty
Since the beginning, the engineers at BOSS have been committed to achieving the finest guitar tones
using any technology necessary, from old-school analog circuits to high-tech DSP. Continuing this
enthusiastic spirit, we are pleased to introduce the new Waza Craft series. In Japan, “Waza” is the term for
art and technique, and these special edition pedals proudly carry the Waza symbol to represent the
pinnacle of BOSS design and craftsmanship. Being made in Japan, the
Waza Craft series brings you exceptional tone and touch response through carefully-selected analog
components, refined circuitry, and meticulous attention to detail.