If you grew up in the 1980s, you probably received a Gorilla GG-20 amp for practicing your electric guitar. Even the look of this amp screams like it came from 1985. You’ve got the diagonal gold stripes across the front, some squared mesh for diffusion, and the brand name in […]
Which Is More Important for Tube Sound: Preamp vs Power Amp?
If you ask the average guitarist what they prefer for tube sound, you’ll probably get a shoulder shrug and some mumbling. The truth about preamp or power amp needs is often left to the audio engineers. The guitarist wants to play their instrument. Dealing with the technical stuff creates an […]
Why Your Amp Won’t Turn On Although Everything Is Connected
You’ve spent a few minutes getting your equipment ready to play. Everything is appropriately connected, power is in the right places, and you’re ready to jam. After starting your car, something feels off. You might notice that the bass frequencies aren’t sounding as pure as before. It might not be […]