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You may have heard of the phrase ‘bedroom tone’ – usually applied as an insult: “Man, that guitarist had a sweet Tele Custom, but the worst bedroom tone I ever heard”. There can be a lot of misunderstanding as regards amp equalization & what constitutes good tone, and it’s my opinion that knowing how your amplifier works is as essential as knowing how to tune your guitar. For bass players, it is often difficult to be heard alongside even one good-sized guitar amplifier, let alone a pair of Marshall/Mesa/HiWatt stacks set to 11! Read the rest of this entry »