Like any jerk on the internet, I'm going to give my thoughts on Fender's new amp release of the Tonemaster range at Summer NAMM 2019 without having actually played the gear. That's what the internet is here for: uniformed ranting. This is based on literature I've read as well as the few videos I've seen... Continue Reading →
This week in the blog, I take a realistic exploration of how many watts I think you really need for your guitar amps.
The market has been flush with 5-6 watt tube amps in recent years. This seems to hit the sweet spot as far as playing at home, small rehearsals, or even gigging (if you're mic'ing the amp). I own more than several at the moment, and have previously owned a few more. So hopefully, this quick... Continue Reading →