#1
I've noticed something funny with boss me80. If I use the high gain amp model labelled 'metal' into my dsl - initially it sounds a bit compressed and unnatural. However, after playing along to some cds for an hour or two it sounded freaking amazing - the subtleties were all there and I doubt I could get better. It was plugged directly into the input channel of the dsl 40 watt combo with volume on 2.
So is this -
a) just my ears getting accustomed to the sound
b) the dsl tubes getting warmed and reacting differently to the sound.

cheers
#2
Honestly, your ears are probably fatigued. To verify, record yourself playing the same thing a few minutes after the amp warms up, and an hour or two later. Keep settings/mic placement the same, and play the same thing. Compare the two recordings on another day (or later) when your ears have had some rest.
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