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  1. TC Electronic RH450 Giveaway

    The TC Electronic RH450 Bass Amp Head has a lot to like Good afternoon everyone! How’s Monday going for you so far? You know, us here at PAL believe that the best way for players to get the most out of their gear is by getting the low down on all of the important specifics and features of their favorite...
  2. Marshall Bluesbreaker 1962: A History and Review

    The Marshall 1962 Bluesbreaker Reissue If there just had to be one main amplifier brand that is most associated with classic and hard rock, most people will undoubtedly name Marshall. Sure, Fender is by no means a slouch in the amp department and has just as many - if not more - highly regarded models. VOX, Messa Boogie, Herkte and several...
  3. Beginner's Guide To Amp Settings

    Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Princeton Combo Amp @ $799.99 Yesterday, we here at PAL broke down the differences between preamplifiers versus power amplifiers and although for all intents and purposes they are usually referred to in their combination state – that is to say, simply an amplifier – both have unique jobs in bringing players that perfect tone. While preamplifiers...
  4. History of the Amplifier: Valve vs Solid-State

    Fender '63 Tube Reverb Valve Amplifier There really isn’t anything like the warm, colorful sound given off by a vintage vacuum tube amplifier. Since the beginning of rock and roll, players have come to know and love the signature characteristics of the tube amplifier. Even after the introduction of the much more affordable and much less sensitive solid state amplifier...
  5. Variations of the Electric Guitar Amplifier

    FENDER Hot Rod Deluxe III Tube Guitar Combo Amp If there is any one single piece of equipment that is as important to the overall sound and feel of live music as the electrical instrument itself, it most definitely has to be the amplifier. Although you are only as strong as your weakest link – meaning that everything from the...