Amps

Everything You Never Knew You Wanted to Know About Tube Amps

I was at my local music store over the weekend, checking out some new acoustic guitars for an upcoming camping trip when I overheard a discussion about amplifiers. That discussion got me thinking about common questions and misconceptions people have about tube amplifiers. Here is a list of FAQs and their answers. Q. Are Tube … Everything You Never Knew You Wanted to Know About Tube Amps Read More »

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10 Small Tube Amps That Rock! The Best Low Watt Tube Amps Under $500. (2020 Edition)

Want that creamy overdriven tube tone of classic Marshall crunch of a 100w stack without deafening yourself (or the neighbors)? You want a small, low watt tube amp. Bedroom tube amplifiers are great for practicing clean tones, and maybe a little overdrive. But what happens when you want to crank up the gain and really … 10 Small Tube Amps That Rock! The Best Low Watt Tube Amps Under $500. (2020 Edition) Read More »

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The 7 Best Guitar Amps for Beginners to Start Rocking Today! (2020 Edition)

Looking for the best guitar amp for beginners can be a daunting experience. With so many amp styles and features available it’s easy to get lost. Please be patient for a moment though. I have a little advice for beginners before I get to the list of best guitar amps. This is advice I’ve compiled … The 7 Best Guitar Amps for Beginners to Start Rocking Today! (2020 Edition) Read More »

The Difference Between Class A and Class AB Tube Amps

You’ve seen various tube amp descriptions that read Class A or Class AB amplifier, but what does any of that mean? And why should you care? What’s the difference between class A and class AB tube amps? Check out this break down of the differences for the quick answer. The detailed explanation and some examples … The Difference Between Class A and Class AB Tube Amps Read More »

Top 3 Best Guitar Amps With Bluetooth Speaker Combos

Bluetooth speakers are not that new. Heck, battery operated, portable versions are everywhere. What IS new is a guitar amp with Bluetooth capabilities — blending a Bluetooth speaker with a guitar amplifier. Most major brands now have their own offerings. Interestingly, some major players have also made some missteps in the Bluetooth speaker market as … Top 3 Best Guitar Amps With Bluetooth Speaker Combos Read More »

Best Amps for Fender American Tone

If you’re looking for an affordable amp with classic American tones, you’re probably considering a Fender. Fender is synonymous with American tone because of their heavy reliance on 6V6 and 6LV tubes since they came on the scene in the 1950’s, but they’re not the only option. Here are a few of the more affordable … Best Amps for Fender American Tone Read More »

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Best Guitar Amplifiers Under $100 (That Don’t Suck) [2020 Buyer’s Guide]

Whether you’re looking for the best practice amp you can get for your kids or yourself, or even looking for something new to play around with you’ve come to the right place. Playing with different gear is a great way to get the creative juices flowing and break out of any rut you may find … Best Guitar Amplifiers Under $100 (That Don’t Suck) [2020 Buyer’s Guide] Read More »