Sam Shjipstone

Yard Act

Sam Shjipstone is a contemporary guitar player from Leeds, UK. His work has touched on rock, post-punk, psych rock, punk and disco. He currently plays in bands including the Mercury Prize nominated Yard Act


The V40 compact is lightweight but very powerful. The amp is capable of clean volume which works very well for pedalboard players like myself who don't rely on an amp to breakup tone. The bass really punches without losing clarity. The design has a pleasing tactility. Very happy with this amp!