Is It Legal to Clone an Amp’s Circuit?

Sometimes it’s hard to sort out exactly what is different under the hood of various amps. 

Especially with advertising getting in your head and telling you that only a certain amp will help you achieve your musical dreams. 

So what’s …

Marshall JCM800 vs. 900 vs. 2000 [Main Differences]

Marshall amps are one of the most iconic images of rock and roll. So it is to the company’s advantage to maintain the well-known look of their amps. 

But that means that a lot of them tend to look the …

What Is Depth and Presence in an Amp?

Sometimes the control layout on amplifiers is less than self-explanatory. You can turn a knob and hear a difference but what if someone asks what exactly it does? 

Music doesn’t always translate well into language and the terms used to …

Guitar: Overdrive Pedal vs Amp Overdrive

Pushing a tube amp until it produces an overdriven sound is one of the great pleasures of playing guitar. 

But it’s not always practical and although it sounds great it’s been done millions of times. 

So overdrive pedals are worth …

5 Best Dumble Amp Clones

Dumble Amps are some of the most expensive boutique amps in existence, and after their maker Howard Dumble passed in January 2022, their value has only increased. 

Many musicians seek to own a dumble amp, but luckily, there are a …

Can You Run a Drum Machine Through a Guitar Amp?

Playing guitar is awesome. It’s a life enrichening experience that leaves players begging for more every time they stop playing. 

But do you know what’s even better than playing guitar? Playing guitar with a drum base. 

That’s pure power there! …