How tube amps work, tonal characters of the most common power tubes, and how to replace speakers properly.
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From a sparkly ’55 Gretsch to a candy-red Tele Custom, a reverse-fireglo Rick, a ’60 Les Paul, and a rare EB-2 bass—five fine instruments worth coveting.
Five hot-shot pedal designers discuss effect loop basics, MIDI, placement, “noise,” and more.
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.