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Posted by birdie_in_texas | Jun 18, 2013 @ 10:20 AM | 24,108 Views
After a long time of not playing much, I have recently gotten the bug to play again, maybe even find a band to jam in some, so I have been looking for something REALLY cheap that sounds "good" and I think I have stumbled across something pretty awesome!

I cannot afford an awesome tube amp, so I have been looking for an amp that is affordable but has great tube-like tones, and this one has it in spades!

Blackstar ID:60

It is all digital, which lots of "tone snobs" will scoff at, but it emulates power amp sections of the worlds leading tube amps and lets you pick different types of output tubes, which of course gives you differences in tone. Plus it has lots of neat tricks, and a really good PC interface for creating and having presets and letting you try others presets that they have posted.

If any of you are looking for something like this, I highly recommend it. It dos everything from shimmering "Fender" chimey-ness cleans to downright scary metal stuff.