Tone Report Weekly Issue 114 - Page 21

them. They willingly obliged, and a shiny new Colour Box arrived in my mailbox just a few weeks later. While most 1073 style rack preamps for the studio can easily cost you over a thousand dollars (that’s without the EQ!), JHS’s offering can be had for $400. While that may be a little steep for just a guitar pedal, the Colour Box goes above and beyond what most basic guitar pedals can do and adds a beautiful, warm, hi-fi sheen to any DI, line in, or microphone recordings. Today, I have taken the JHS Colour Box and ran it through a variety of scenarios to showcase its strengths beyond just a guitar pedal. I have recorded a few clips in my studio for your listening pleasure, using the XLR inputs and Line Ins. 21