Friedman BE 100 Deluxe: 100 Watts of all-tube Plexi tones, now with added Thump!

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I wrote about the new Friedman BE-100 Deluxe back during Winter NAMM back in January of this year. Now it’s finally out and you can hear it in action in the official video below. Friedman BE-100 Deluxe First off, let’s be clear about one thing: Dave Friedman can wire a mean amp. If you need […]

When does ‘brown’ guitar tone get too brown? Dropping voltage to get the EVH sound

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Eddie Van Halen used a Variac to get his legendary ‘Brown Sound’ – by dialling down the voltage of his Marshall Plexi heads he started a quest for rock tones still followed by players to this day. When is brown sound too, well, brown? We love Johan Segeborn and his crazy YouTube channel. Why? Because […]