Conrad Sundholm


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Sunn Amplifiers

Conrad Sundholm is the founder of Sunn Amplifiers and Biamp Systems, which revolutionized the music industry with several key design innovations, designs, and products.  Although Conrad was building amps for his brother as early as 1961, Sunn became a big influence, especially on bass amp makers and was established in Tualatin, Oregon in 1965.  The list of performers who preferred using Conrad's products reads like a who's who of pop and rock music of the 1960s and 1970s.  A Sunn set up was even on stage at Woodstock in 1969!  Conrad later formed Biamp Systems and hired the master engineer, Cal Perkins, to help expand the product line.