How to Choose the Right Tube Amp For You

Posted by Michael Mueller on April 27, 2011 at 7:30 PM

OK, I'll admit it: I've got a major jones for a half stack or two, even though I'm not currently gigging. After all, a Marshall head atop a 4x12 Marshall slant cab is so iconic it's arguably as much an interior design choice as it is a music-making tool, right?

Well, if you're looking to acquire a tube amp for your musings, be they musical or decorative, our friends at Premier Guitar magazine have assembled a handy and informative guide to help you. If you're, say, a metal head, it may not help you choose between that Bogner Uberschall or the Diezel Herbert, but it's an easy read and gives some basic advice on choosing the right wattage and tube types as well as input on preamps and reliability factors.

Read the article here.

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