Victor Brodén and Heiko Hoepfinger offer advice on using distortion and other effects, exploring bass lutherie, tubes vs. solid-state, and more.
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Boutique guru Jeff Bober on effects-loop and speaker issues, and diagnosing readers’ Peavey and Hiwatt amps.
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.
How tube amps work, tonal characters of the most common power tubes, and how to replace speakers properly.