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MusicRadar Basics: amplifier controls explained

MusicRadar Basics: electric guitar part 13 - amplifier controls explained

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The controls on your amplifier might look a little intimidating, but worry ye not, they're simpler than they look.

As you can see in the video about, controlling the volume and tone, as well as selecting the channel you want to use and dialling in the right amount of distortion, are all simple to achieve tasks.