Build your own rotary speaker, replace your output transformer, must-know shopping advice on bass-amp power sections from Ashdown’s Mark Gooday, and more.
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Closeup looks at the mammoth stomp stations used by Bon Jovi, Bloc Party, Johnny Hiland, Living Colour, and Kurt Vile and the Violators.
How tube amps work, tonal characters of the most common power tubes, and how to replace speakers properly.
Pete Thorn—sideman to Don Henley and the late Chris Cornell, among others—dispenses hard-won wisdom on tubes, tour prep, monitoring, using buffers and attenuators, and more.