YouTube guitarist has (incredibly bad) idea to record his amp underwater. But how does it sound?

Bernth records his guitar amp underwater
(Image credit: Bernth / YouTube)

Austrian YouTube guitarist Bernth Brodträger has done some risky things in the name of creating guitar #content, but his latest stunt - playing an amp submerged in water (albeit in a bag) – has to rate among his more dangerous ideas. 

In his latest clip – which (and we shouldn’t have to say this, but will anyway) should NOT be tried at home by anyone, ever – Brodträger demonstrates the resulting tone created when his Boss Katana amp is placed underwater.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.