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10 Small Tube Amps That Rock! The Best Low Watt Tube Amps Under $500. (2019 Edition)

Want that creamy overdriven tube tone of classic Marshall crunch of a 100w stack without deafening yourself (or the neighbors)? You want a small, low watt tube amp. Bedroom tube amplifiers are great for practicing clean tones, and maybe a little overdrive. But what happens when you want to crank up the gain and really … 10 Small Tube Amps That Rock! The Best Low Watt Tube Amps Under $500. (2019 Edition) Read More »

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The 7 Best Guitar Amps for Beginners to Start Rocking Today! (2019 Edition)

Looking for the best guitar amp for beginners can be a daunting experience. With so many amp styles and features available it’s easy to get lost. Please be patient for a moment though. I have a little advice for beginners before I get to the list of best guitar amps. This is advice I’ve compiled … The 7 Best Guitar Amps for Beginners to Start Rocking Today! (2019 Edition) Read More »

The Difference Between Class A and Class AB Tube Amps

You’ve seen various tube amp descriptions that read Class A or Class AB amplifier, but what does any of that mean? And why should you care? What’s the difference between class A and class AB tube amps? Check out this break down of the differences for the quick answer. The detailed explanation and some examples … The Difference Between Class A and Class AB Tube Amps Read More »

Top 3 Best Guitar Amps With Bluetooth Speaker Combos

Bluetooth speakers are not that new. Heck, battery operated, portable versions are everywhere. What IS new is a guitar amp with Bluetooth capabilities — blending a Bluetooth speaker with a guitar amplifier. Most major brands now have their own offerings. Interestingly, some major players have also made some missteps in the Bluetooth speaker market as … Top 3 Best Guitar Amps With Bluetooth Speaker Combos Read More »

The Best Gifts for Guitar Players

Every year near Christmas, Father’s day and my Birthday I rack my brain trying to come up with a list of gift ideas to give to my family. Most of the time this gift list includes a few guitar based items because playing guitar is a very big hobby of mine. I’ve put this list … The Best Gifts for Guitar Players Read More »

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The Best College Dorm Room Amps – Under $120

Whether you’re looking for a quiet practice amp to bring to your college dorm, or just something that won’t wake the kids at night you’ve come to the right place. This list has everything from silent pocket amps to small, portable practice amps and everything in between – and all for under $120! (most things … The Best College Dorm Room Amps – Under $120 Read More »

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The Best Blues Amps under $1000, Period. (2019 Edition)

The best blues amp gives you good sustain and creamy overdrive. It also has rich clean tone. These are universal truths of blues amps. Whether you’re looking for an amp for home use, to practice in your bedroom, or an amp to play a gig at the local bar, the only difference is volume. You … The Best Blues Amps under $1000, Period. (2019 Edition) Read More »

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The 8 Best Battery Powered Guitar Amps You Can Rock on the Go in 2019

Battery powered guitar amplifiers have come a long way. Technology has made amazing advances in amps possible. You can now get classic Fender or Marshall tones in an amp the size of a lunch box. Even better – you can get classic Vox tones in a practice amp and beatbox combined! Hone your rhythm chops … The 8 Best Battery Powered Guitar Amps You Can Rock on the Go in 2019 Read More »

Last Minute Gift Ideas for Guitarists (under $25).

Here are 14 last minute gift ideas for guitarists. Perfect for Father’s day (or mother’s day, for the chick rocker in your life), Christmas, birthdays or even Valentines day! What better way to say, “I love you” than with the gift of a Snark chromatic tuner? Well, maybe not. Here’s my list of  anyway. Last minute gift … Last Minute Gift Ideas for Guitarists (under $25). Read More »