exact treble, midrange, and bass frequencies.
However, guitarists who are into this sort of
simple topography love it because fewer knobs
means fewer potentiometers, wires, and other
parts to muddy the signal. I don’t have anything against amps that facilitate precision tone
tweaks, especially when working with guitars
and pickups of varying character and output.
But when an amp with a single tone control
gets it right, I am totally into it. And with the
Valpreaux, I was there almost immediately .
While I loved the tones almost anywhere
I set that one Tone knob—from the fat and
slightly scooped sounds perfect for Wes
Montgomery-style octave excursions at lower
settings to higher settings that brightened the