spark 40

Positive Grid’s Spark 40

One player’s crusade to find a do-it-all, do-it-well practice and travel amp, with a happy ending.

The first practice amp I played through was a beleaguered Peavey in the room where I took lessons with the talented multi-instrumentalist John Curtis. I’m sure I was his worst student, so maybe it was merciful that, with both of us plugged in, this battered amp with most of its dials missing could barely eke out sound.

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