November 15, 2018
Let’s debunk some myths about tube reliability.
October 25, 2018
How our columnist lives the dream of being an amp designer.
October 4, 2018
Lessons from the gigging guitarist’s handbook.
August 31, 2018
Discover the sound-sculpting properties of bright caps and how to tame treble acoustically.
August 15, 2018
Explore the reactive load box and the role it plays in reamplification.
July 13, 2018
It may not be the sexiest part of your rig, but the speaker enclosure plays a crucial role in the signal chain. Here’s what’s going on inside.
June 4, 2018
Our beloved Amp Man signs off after 13 years of answering readers’ questions from under the hood.
May 11, 2018
Transforming a vintage pedal platform into a powerful player.
April 6, 2018
Bolstering an amp that boogied its way alongside the ’80s competition from Petaluma.
March 20, 2018
An ’80s amp that displays the singular perspective of player/builder Dennis Kager, with multiple effects loops and unique tricks.
January 18, 2018
Amp failed on the gig? Here’s what to check before panicking.
January 4, 2018
Wanna shake up an old Fender? Try modding the negative feedback loop.
December 25, 2017
As with all things guitar, a little patience can yield big dividends.
November 27, 2017
How to convert a half-unused tube into a gain stage.
November 1, 2017
How to add reverb and tremolo—and new tonal colors—to the “normal” channel of a workhorse amp.
October 16, 2017
Restoring a cool Multivox-made 1x12 G2R amp to its original nasty state.
September 1, 2017
A few simple mods may, or may not, make a vintage Supro Thunderbolt ready to rumble on modern stages.
August 4, 2017
How to use a Super Reverb, with a slew of pedals quietly looped in, for late-night practice.
July 7, 2017
Learn how to patch a torn speaker cone and how to avoid voice-coil rub and frozen speaker syndrome.
July 6, 2017
Dig those head-spinning tones? Here’s a step-by-step guide for making your own Leslie-inspired cabinet.