#1
I've been getting into stoner rock, and I was wondering what would be the best amp for it. I'm probadly going trade in/sell my Vox Valvetronix's for it, so the price range would be around $700 or so.
#2
Whatever Josh Homme used when he was with Kyuss.
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#3
Stoner amps? Old Laney AOR amps, Orange amps, Bad Cat amps, Marshall amps...

For your price range though. Check out Traynor YCV amps, Crate Palomino amps...
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#5
Alright thanks guys.

But as this thread is already about stoner rock, I'm getting a Gibson Les Paul soon, would that be good for stoner rock???, or should I look at something else???
#6
depends on how stoned you are
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Alright thanks guys.

But as this thread is already about stoner rock, I'm getting a Gibson Les Paul soon, would that be good for stoner rock???, or should I look at something else???



Fuck Les Pauls, get a Rick. You damn hippie.

I kid, Les Pauls would be great.
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Best stoner amp would be a Matamp GTL of sorts, or the new GT1 but they're like £1000/$2000 so not in your budget..

If it fits your budget, get a Tiny Terror and a 2x12 cab. Upgrade the speakers to greenbacks later down the track.. Should be great for stoner rock.
#10
When I think of stoner rock, stuff like sublime comes to mind...
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if you have 0 reverb, turn down mids and highs and turn bass up you are there
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stoner rock sucks.


If stoner rock sucks, then you swallow good sir. I'm just kidding!

But yeah, CanCan makes a valid point. You could do Stoner Rock on just about any amplifier so long as you play your cards right.
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#19
You could EQ your amp to get the right sound but you can get a good deal by selling your AD100VT so it's really up to you.


Josh Homme plays through Ampeg bass amps but I don't recommend them if you want more versatility. Although they are excellent.
#20
One of the local stoner rock bands here in town (Blood of the Sun) has a guitarist who plays a beautiful Les Paul (tobacco-burst Custom) through an Orange stack. Damn. Tone.
Whatever Josh recorded "Sky Valley" on is probably the holy grail, though.
#21
Try an old Ampeg VT head. Those arent bad. Cheap as hell too.
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WTF is stoner rock?
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#24
isnt stoner rock just rocking when stoned?? and amp with a bong on top should be all good then ay?
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#25
I have the valvetronix too, but I think it sounds great for stoner rock!! Other then that, I would think any regular tube amp would be just fine....no more than two channels of course.....stoner rock.....how about Black Crowes maybe?? they are stoners and they Rock!!
#27
Orange and Bad Cat amps will do the best. I know both are expensive, but you get what you pay for with them, and it's great sound!

Las week I tried a Schecter Ultra III into a Tiny Terror with a 2x12 cab and I managed to get a very very similar sound to QOTSA.
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