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5 Best Modeling Amps: Tonal Versatility

Modeling amps can model tube amps and often come with onboard effects, making them ideal amps for beginners or for players looking for a practice amp. With improvements in the capabilities of digital effects, modeling amplifiers have become more powerful, more responsive, and more accurate. Here we talk about how to evaluate a modeling amp and review some of the best modeling amps available.

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Last updated July 2019

5 Best Acoustic Guitar Amps: Guide to Acoustic Guitar Amps

The aim of an acoustic guitar amp is NOT to “color” the sound, or introduce a whole lot of character. Instead, a good acoustic amp simply amplifies your acoustic guitar’s original tone and reproduces it nearly unaltered, only louder.

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Last updated July 2019

5 Best Small Tube Amps: Low-Watt Tube Amps Under $500

The best small tube amps will give you pushed tube tones at reasonable volumes. Guitarists who value great tube-driven sound have really come to appreciate portable lower wattage amps that can be pushed without blowing out eardrums. These awesome amps will deliver terrific tones at lower volumes than higher watt counterparts.

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Last updated July 2019

Legendary Guitar Amplifiers to Rock Your World

The best amplifiers ever. The amp is a critical part of your sound, and in this article we talk about some of the most legendary amps on the planet and talk about what you should look for when evaluating a guitar amp for your needs. These amplifiers have helped defined signature tones for many players, and sound distinctive and amazing.

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Last updated July 2019

5 Best Mini Amps: Mega Sounds from Micro Amps

Mini amplifiers are a great way to practice when you can't have larger amps. Smaller amps have also gotten much better sounding over the years and now there are some great tones from tiny amps. Here are some of the best mini amps available today.

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Last updated August 2019