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The famed bluesman creates his soulful musical gumbo with a mixture of vintage gear, a few boutique toys, and a pile of pedals.

An Analog Outfitters Scanner sits atop the other piece of Doyle’s amp puzzle, a ’70s Fender Super Reverb that is modded to bypass the master volume. Bramhall also removed the stock tube rectifier and replaced it with a solid-state rectifier. The Scanner acts as a huge pedal and gives him huge, swirly vibrato and lush reverb tones.

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Doyle Bramhall II's Gear

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