Eh, the DS-1 hate is really misplaced.
It can be made into a good pedal by one of two means.
1) set to MIJ spec
2) reduce the gain going into the Q1 transistor.
If you haven't tried either one of these, you don't know what you're talking about.
Keeley's mods DO NOT address the real problems, they just put a band-aid on what exists.