Tag Archives: Jonny Buckland

Coldplay songs using Jonny Buckland’s ProCo Rat

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 “Violet Hill” Guitar Sound: Jonny Buckland’s Micro-Pog

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 [...]

Jonny Buckland (Coldplay) Overdrive Pedal: OCD Fulltone

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 [...]