Interesting read. I never bought into the “old is better” idea myself…
Are vintage amps actually better than new ones? Writer Matt Blackett talks with experts and Music Aficionado members about this hotly debated subject.
Players love to romanticize the "good old days" of amplifiers, that magical era of plexis and tweeds when every tone was glorious and every amp you plugged into inspired you to create an Axis: Bold As Love, a Wheels of Fire, or a Houses of the Holy… at least in your mind.