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Understanding Tube Amps: Effects Loops 18 Apr 2010 | 01:45 am
In the 7th video of this series, I explain the difference between putting your pedals before the amp in the signal chain, and inserting them in an effects loop.
Understanding Tube Amps: Attenuators 27 Mar 2010 | 09:02 am
The 6th video in a series of lessons teaching the basics of tube amp. Played through a Fender ’64 Vibroverb Custom with a THD Hotplate attenuator.
Bill M. Blues Jr. Mods Review 25 Mar 2010 | 06:12 am
I’ve been asked on numerous occasions what I think of the Bill M. mods for Fender Blues Junior Amps . I could never answer that question because I had not ever heard any of his modded amps. I finall...
Understanding Tube Amps: Volume 9 Feb 2010 | 11:20 am
In this installment, I address the relationship between volume and the different kinds of distortion you can get from your amp.
Understanding Tube Amps: The Distortion Chain 13 Jan 2010 | 03:31 am
In the 4th video of this series, I spend some time illustrating with sound and graphics, what happens when you vary the different volume levels in your signal chain. It’s a very simple look at a 3 par...
Understanding Tube Amps: Preamp and Power Tubes 31 Dec 2009 | 09:08 am
The third video in this series describes the difference between preamp and power tube distortion. I give an example of the differences in sound, although every amp has it’s own voice, so this video is...
Understanding Tube Amps: Structure 27 Dec 2009 | 07:21 pm
Part 2 of this video series explains the basic building blocks of tube amps and how they work together.
Understanding Tube Amps: Why Tube Amps? 23 Dec 2009 | 08:21 am
The first video in a series of gear lessons I’ll be doing called “Understanding Tube Amps.” In this first installment, I do my best to explain why tube amps are considered by most to be better than s...
Nobels ODR-1 Added To The Comparinator 20 Nov 2009 | 04:01 am
Somewhere along the line I picked up a Nobels ODR-1 to see how it compared to the ODR-S, and although I still prefer the ODR-S, I’ve added the ODR-1 to the comparinator. Check it out…
VIP Jam Session – Nashville Amp Expo ’09 28 Aug 2009 | 01:37 am
Stan Lassiter Website: http://www.stanlassiter.net Jack Pearson Website: http://www.jackpearson.com Saturday night it was time for some live music in the form of a VIP jam session (video clips belo...