“Remarkable!” – Premier Guitar
John Bohlinger from Premier Guitar puts The Bud through the ringer with an acoustic guitar, a mandolin and an ES340. Premier Guitar rated The Bud a solid 4.5/5 giving us their coveted Premier Gear Award in 2016.
Perry Smith, John Storie and Will Brahm
They stopped by the shop while on tour with the New West Guitar Group in 2015. We had just released The Bud and they were anxious to try it out. Both John and Perry plugged into the same Bud, and blew everyone away with this impromptu jam on ‘Scrapple from the Apple’.
“Natural sound without any tubbiness…its bass response is surprising.” – Acoustic Guitar Magazine
Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s Adam Perlmutter dubbed The Bud “Small Wonder” in his 2016 review.
“Such a huge sound coming from such a small box!” – Grand Gtrs Magazine (Germany)
Peter Schilmöller reviewed our entire line for German magazine http://www.grandguitars.de/
“Your new best friend” – Guitar Player Magazine
Joyce Kuo reviewed The Bud for Guitar Player Magazine and says “if you want a little more or less of something, and you can’t dial it in with the 5-band EQ, then maybe the sound you’re looking for should be reconsidered or avoided outright.”
Dave Tamkin explains how to use The Bud Amplifiers FX Loop
The FX loop sends the signal from the amp post-EQ and returns it pre-reveb.