live sound - by Tim Gerland/ Tips for live show performance

That Show was Tight!

11:05 am
I just finished two weeks touring Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. I play with a singer named Kevin Meisel who is on a very small Swiss label called Brambus records. We played fifteen shows in fifteen…

Review – TAD 6L6WGC-STR Tube

4:52 pm
A completely different animal than the TAD 6L6GC-STR. That’s not a bad thing and shows that the company is really working on developing unique products. A completely different plate structure than their other 6L6. These…
Recording studio microphone/ tips on recording music

Preparing to Record

1:05 pm
Recording is a very rewarding process. I love spending time in the studio creating music with my bandmates, who are also some of my closest friends. But the time is not cheap, and if we…
JJ Electronic ECC83 dual triode tubes

What’s Behind the Sound?

2:36 pm
JJ Electronic makes 4 different dual triode tubes in the ECC83 (12AX7) vacuum tubes family. Each tube has a unique structure, gain rating and sound. There is variation between each of these tubes, as well…