Jonny Buckland most used distortion pedal is the ProCo Rat. Unfortunately, the model he uses is currently discontinued (although the ProCo Rat 2 is available in stores).
According to an essential Jonny Buckland fan site, the Buckland Religion, Jonny has uses the ProCo Rat on, but not limited to, Read more [...]
Coldplay's distinct sound does lie only in Chris Martin's songwriting; it has a lot to do with guitarist Jonny Buckland's talent and effects. On the song "Violet Hill", Jonny Buckland's solo is accentuated by a distinct sound. That sound is provided in part by his Electro Harmonix Micro-Pog Octave Read more [...]
Being such an essential part of any rock guitarists' pedalboard, there is also such a diverse choice of distortion/overdrive pedals. Jonny Buckland of Coldplay uses a unique overdrive, the OCD Obsessive Compulsive Drive by Fulltone. Like many artists, it's not his only distortion, as he also uses a Read more [...]
They may not provide any effect, but these pedals are still essential for the band's sound (by keeping them in tune!). Jonny Buckland of Coldplay favors the TU-2 stompbox tuner pedal by Boss.
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