#1
I'm thinking of getting a mesa boogie studio .22, and I'm wondering if there is a way to get a more saturated/tight tone, almost to the level of dream theater, but not quite there. Would a tube screamer do it?
#2
Probably will, as long as you love the sound of the amp.
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