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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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.
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.
How tube amps work, tonal characters of the most common power tubes, and how to replace speakers properly.