I had the original G2 and it always sounded like I liked - really wet and heavy. The new one has most of that - BUT sounds like everybody else wants me to sound like. I have about every analog pedal known to man - and now I am using this thing into 78 marshall mark ii w/ 4 12" cab from the 60's. It has never sounded like thias. It mimics every hero's massive sound with either strat or les paul. If you like vintage sound - this thing is all uyou need in 1 floor unit.