We’re received questions ranging from how one particular speaker may sound versus another, as well as about how cabinets themselves impact the final tone.
These topic areas can be discussed in simple terms or they can be more scientific when one chooses to dig deeper.
This will be a general guide because even within each speaker type listed, there are various changes that have been made throughout its life.
The trick is to play with the bass and volume control of the amplifier to careful find the right balance of compression.
It emphasizes the top end crunch of a distorted rock guitar, but rolls off many of the most extreme highs that more efficient speakers can reproduce.
The G12M compresses at volume, which means it produces a blend of low end that feels musical, interactive with the guitar, as well as loose at times.
And this is an area that is all too often neglected.
Guitarists can obsess about a number of modifications that they need to do to their amps or guitars (I’m certainly guilty here!