#1
i have a vox ac15. usually i use it clean with a valve distortion pedal to act as a dirty channel however i am experimenting with its own distortion. ive found that on everything but the bridge pickup it sounds flabby and loose. bridge singlecoil works the best. i like to play blues in the middle and neck positions but they sound too flabby. how should i tighten up the sound?

i do NOT mean using an overdrive. i do not understand how that works cause using an overdrive does the opposite of the desired result. maybe theres something im missing though.
#2
You can try adjusting the EQ on the amp until it gets closer to the sound you want. Try cutting some of the mids first and then go from there.
#3
unfortunately the amp doesnt have a mids knob. could the amp be modded to have a tighter response? could the speaker be causing it?
#4
I'm thinking it could be the speaker not giving enough bass.

I'd suggest buying a speaker with a good bass response.
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#5
AC30 generally run much better with a treble booster floor pedal, Brian may and rory gallagher used these, maybe try one with the 15.
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