3 Modeling Amps vs. Mesa Road King // Spark, Blackstar and Line 6 take on a Tube Amp

Academy director Charles pits 3 Modeling Amps (Spark amp by Positive Grid, ID:Core 100 by Blackstar and Spider V by Line 6) against a Mesa Road King tube amplifier. Quick amp demo and shootout!

Are tube amps always better?
Can a modeling amp sound better than a tube amp?

Demo guitar: Godin TC telecaster modified with Tom Anderson pickups
Video demoing this guitar in depth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--Ai_7PRJ08&t=142s

Demo song: End of the World by Gary Moore: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Q0IVkyQ1OI

#tubeamp #modelingamps #aretubeampsbetter

Check out my other gear demos:

4 Tips for Modeling Amplifiers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ur8QL5p29yc&t=9s

Tech 21 Oxford demo: https://youtu.be/TQkDFyG0Pv4

Tech 21 Blonde demo: https://youtu.be/wIgwTZxRFRc

Tech 21 Oxford vs. Blonde side-by-side comparison: https://youtu.be/ol5bvihepBI

HeadRush Pedalboard through a Line 6 StageSource L3t: https://youtu.be/MncJuWzVj-E

HeadRush Pedalboard // the Missing Manual, part one: https://youtu.be/QeuUBwzkwUw

HeadRush Pedalboard // the MIssing Manual, part two:

HeadRush Pedalboard - Unboxing and Patch Demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4l8hNTByjts&t=934s

Godin A6 Ultra Baritone - Unbagging and Review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNaHookuQS0

Godin A12 12-String Acoustic - Electric Demo: https://youtu.be/brObgM1lvDA

Gretsch Tennessee Rose Demo: https://youtu.be/H_OIr8ZhMkY?list=PLkqtNG5SNKfsgoXsg4FBXfEqQWktJTfTo

Godin Ultra A6 Acoustic - Electric Demo: https://youtu.be/TzRf5ek-P_Q

Godin TC Electric Demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--Ai_7PRJ08&t=593s

Godin Ultra A6, Encore nylon, 12 string, Oud, Inuk Acoustic Demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZplxaDyTPBI

Cigar Box Guitar Demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naRciibwU8w

From our Rock Academy program, in downtown Issaquah, Washington, the area's oldest teen and adult rock band program

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