Stevie Ray Vaughan’s guitar tone was as dry as a San Antonio summer and as sparkling clean as a Dallas debutante, the product of the natural sound of amps with ample clean headroom. However, Vaughan occasionally used pedals to augment his sound, mainly to boost the signal, although he occasionally employed a rotating speaker cabinet and wah pedals for added textural flair.
Here's a just-posted demo video from the guys at Peavey Electronics. The video, which was published July 19, shows off the company's new Vypyr VIP guitar amp. The guitarist in the video is Steve Blaze of Lillian Axe.
You’ve been there: You have your gigging amp, but you want something to keep at home to practice or record ideas with. Sure, you can lug a 100-watt head and matching 4x12 cab up a flight of steps just to be able to crank it up somewhere between 0 and 1, but, well, that's just miserable all the way around.
The Guitar World video crew visited the Roland booth at the 2013 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville in July. While we were there, we caught up with Roland's Gary Lenaire, who showed us some of the company's newest products, including the CUBE-GX guitar amps.
The following content is related to the September 2013 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now, or in our online store.
Vox Amplification has added the Mini3 G2 to its Mini series of guitar amplifiers. Combining renowned VOX modeling technology, flexible battery or AC power, and versatile onboard features, the Mini3 G2 is ideal for any performer in need of a portable amplifier.