New Blues amp... where to start?

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Re: New Blues amp... where to start?

Postby Buffalo_Bill » Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:00 am

gatorblue wrote:90% of the gigs you'll play, you don't need more than 20 watts. Buy a low watt amp, turn it up to 8, turn your guitar volume knob down and play like that. When you play a solo turn up the guitar volume and it will scream for you.
Trust me on this--you can always mic your amp in a big venue but you can't turn down a 60-100 watt amp enough for most venues and still have a good sound.

I trust you. :wink:
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