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Who are Revv Amps?

Who are Revv Amps? Where are Revv Amps made? Dan Trudeau and Derek Eastveld cofounded Revv Amplification in Winnipeg Canada in 2014.

It’s a great time to be a guitarist – you have so many options. So why should you consider Revv Amplification?

  1. Who are Revv Amps? Dan Trudeau and Derek Eastveld have worked to produce a strong local business based on a close-knit team of dedicated workers. Doing everything ourselves has its advantages – we can make sure your Revv Amplification experience is top notch – every time. With a focus on innovating and supporting the global music scene and supporting the local Winnipeg community, we call our friends The Revv Family for a reason.
  2. Where are Revv Amps made? Revv Amplification gear is designed and built with attention to detail that gives it a new level of reliability and performance. Dan Trudeau has trained a small and dedicated team to produce all Revv Amplification amps, pedals, and more to high standards in Winnipeg, Canada. You can rest assured that everything from your pedal to your 120 watt 4-channel amplifier is meticulously crafted & quality checked and uses the best components for the job.
  3. Our Tone & Design Revv Amplification’s goal is combining unique, mix-ready tone, with the quality of life that makes guitar gear reliable and easy to use. Derek Eastveld has spent years collecting feedback from music’s best touring artists, session musicians, and recording engineers to produce tones that always cut and gear that always delivers. All of our circuits are original and our gear is designed to make the touring, recording, and home guitarist’s life easier. Such as our D20 – the world’s first Two notes Torpedo-Embedded reactive load & virtual cabinet amplifier.

Revv Amplification is committed to innovation, tone, and service. Contact us to learn more about Revv and watch some videos to get to know Dan Trudeau and Derek Eastveld.

OUR TEAM

DAN TRUDEAU

President & Designer

I know how important tone is to your music – I’m a musician myself. Some gear just doesn’t want to give guitarists what they need, so what do you do? Start ripping amps apart to see how they work! At least that’s what I did.

I learned electrical engineering as a CNC repair technician and later advanced into Robotics and Systems. When my friends and musicians realized I knew how their stuff worked, I became the designated repairman… luckily I liked it! 

My passions for electronics and music were finally coming together. I knew I had to design and build my own amplifiers. Amplifiers that provide totally unique tone not be found in other amps, with circuits that stand up to the beatings of gigging night after night. 

Revv Amplification has been my passion ever since.

-Dan Trudeau

DEREK EASTVELD

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Playing guitar for 25 years leaves you in an interesting place. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t have my tone habits I had completely settled into, especially having played every amp I could get my hands on. I was comfortable, but a little bored to be honest. When I played Dan’s Generator 120 prototype, it took 30 seconds to realize he created something totally fresh, super unique, and absurdly versatile.

I knew that Revv Amplification was special, and that I had to do everything I can to help Dan make his amps even better and get them into the hands of guitarists worldwide. Having managed production oriented businesses for over a decade, I knew how to take care of customers and produce quality every time… but I also knew how difficult the music industry is. You have to be passionate, because you have to work twice as hard and risk more money than someone making a normal product. I took that risk, and I couldn’t be happier to be where I am today. 

Where are Revv Amps made? Right here in Winnipeg, Canada!

Derek Eastveld

SCOTT EASTVELD

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

I was always a tinkerer. My dad’s workshop is where I grew up, and earned my love and respect for building anything I can get my hands on. From restoring old bicycles and drum sets, to building new stompboxes and percussion instruments, transforming raw materials into something functional and inspiring is my joy. 

Joining Revv Amplification gave me the opportunity to build something really special. An amp that has tone like no other, with a unique and fun aesthetic. I take great care in the details and hope that each amp we create will bring joy to others for years to come.

Who are Revv Amps? A family.

-Scott Eastveld

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