The Author


My name is Andreas Schmidt. On this website I document some of my tube amp and electric guitar projects. I live in southern Germany and play guitar and organ in an instrumental surf band called „monokini“. You can visit us at

I work as a mixed reality and digital learning specialist for an international engineering company. I also teach digital audio and virtual reality at University of Applied Sciences.

I have a degree in media design from Bauhaus University Weimar and am a trained carpenter with a master craftsman certificate.

You are welcome to write to me: varium(et)

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