February 21, 2021
Our columnist shares a love story about his longtime passion for the 1965 heavyweight that’s his No. 1.
January 25, 2021
How Indigenous’ Mato Nanji gets roaring Hendrix-inspired tones from his Fender 75s.
January 5, 2021
Your signature Fender sound could be just a tweak or twist away.
December 8, 2020
With Public Enemy, guitarist Khari Wynn uses a Marshall, but a humble Fender workhorse helps carry his own transcendent compositions.
November 15, 2020
How a not-so-special silver-panel amp was transformed into solid gold.
October 9, 2020
Cop-call-deterring boxes from Weber, Two Notes, Bugera, Radial, Mesa/Boogie, and more.
August 24, 2020
How to make a Bassman, Twin, or Super Reverb sound more Experienced.
July 3, 2020
How to know when a vintage amp is worth rescuing.
May 21, 2020
Four irresistible combinations every guitar junkie's gotta try.
February 25, 2020
Find the sweet spot between volume, sanity, and sonic happiness with classic-style Fender amps.
December 24, 2019
An easy way to get better response, higher headroom, and more punch from your vintage Fender.
November 5, 2019
The literal ins and outs of getting the right amp at the right price.
October 17, 2019
Early on, Eddie discovered Variacs allowed him to adjust the electrical voltage output to his amps. Here’s a way to do it if you’re on a budget.
September 2, 2019
Need more headroom or gain? Spin the bottles.
July 24, 2019
You’re missing out if you haven’t explored the tone-rich world beyond 12AX7s.
July 23, 2019
Fine-tune your tube amp’s gain structure and headroom by experimenting with preamp and phase-inverter tubes.
July 8, 2019
Don’t be afraid to use some carefully applied force to get results—on vintage Teles or funky tubes.
June 20, 2019
In a new band? Here’s how to fit in sonically—and do it in style.
May 22, 2019
Discover how a critical difference between a self-contained guitar amp and a component rack system affects dynamic response and feel.