Any tube amp player should be aware of the importance of dialing in the sweet spot to achieve sustaining harmonics, tube distortion, rectifier sag and transformer sag, aka. So how do you achieve all this with specific amp not beeing too loud, too low, too muddy, too clean or too brittle? New peace of gear rarely brings anything new to the table. You want something else, either less, more or differently out of your amp and you don’t want to buy another amp.You need the knowledge to tweak your favorite amps to better suit your needs. Man will never stop coming up with ideas and rationale for why he constantly needs to aquire more gear. For many players it’s more affordable to mod than to buy something else.Our usual drummer is a careful and steady drummer who does not play awfully loud like some punk rock drummers.Our drummer keeps the stage volume low and we love him for that.See our amp section – We share information gathered through decades of playing and servicing Fender tube amps.We discuss how to turn it into a tone machine for your specific needs.On the stage the band had a terribly bad tone experience, and who knows how the music sounded out the PA.
They are simple and basic point-to-point wired amps with built-in reverb and tremolo.At one gig at a corporate party in a 150 seat club, a friend of the band stepped in for our drummer for a couple of songs, starting with Jimi’s version of All along the watchtower.Our friend drummer happens to be twice as loud and we couldn’t practically hear anything on stage except mr.Not even a hot rod version of the Princeton Reverb with all the mods (Deluxe OT, 12″ speaker, Stokes, Paul C, diode rectifier) would have stood up against such a drummer and gotten away in an elegant manner.What you need is pure, clean headroom and speaker areal.