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In an interview, Temples frontman James Bagshaw talks about one of the amps he likes to use, the Peavey Delta Blues 30W 1x15 Tube Combo Guitar Amp: "I started using Peavey amps around 2010, and gravitated to the Delta Blues model for its tonal quality and reliability, and also its classic look. It looks like an old amp, but you know it’s going to have the functionality of a new one; and when I first tried it out, I couldn’t believe how it had that vintage sound, and also a great spring reverb. The build quality is really good, and it’s been on tour with me for four years; for a good portion of that time, it hasn’t even been flight-cased, and despite being knocked around quite a bit, it’s still in really good shape." **You use it in the studio as well as on stage?** "I do. It’s actually really versatile in the studio, especially with organs, because of its full- bodied, rounded sound; and of course the tremolo is brilliant. What’s good about the Delta Blues in particular is its 15-inch speaker; it’s great for the low end of the guitar, which you often miss on the 2 x 12 cabs. It takes care of the clean bottom end that you can kind of lose with other amps, especially during performances; and on stage, it works really well with all the pedals I have - particularly my octave pedal, which picks up on the bottom end better than anything else." Original article [here](http://headlinermagazine.net/magazine/james-bagshaw.html).more
This amp has been very reliable and sounds great. It is very clean but has a second channel where you can get some distortion. It is not too heavy and has been a real workhorse for me for about 10 years - and I bought it used. I have never even replaced the tubes.