August

Tube Combo

1961 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody Model 6120 Serial #40749

October 20, 2010
1961 example includes ebony fretboard, Filter''Tron humbuckers, zero fret, and V-style Gretsch by Bigsby tailpiece
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Battling a Bassman Reissue

October 20, 2010
Troubleshooting a crackling amp
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Matamp Amplification Spirit 1x8 Combo Amp Review

October 14, 2010
The Spirit is a pint-size combo with vintage tone and feel
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More Twin-Taming Techniques

September 21, 2010
Digging deeper into impedance issues and capacitor leakage
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Budda Amplification Superdrive Series II V-40 Amp Review

September 21, 2010
The latest addition to Budda''s Superdrive line, the V-40, is reviewed.
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Tone Down Under: A Brief History of Vintage Australian Tube Amps

September 14, 2010
A look at the history of Goldentone, Rex, Eminar, Moody, Maton, and other early Australian amp builders
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Line 6 Spider Valve MKII 1x12 Combo Amp Review

September 3, 2010
Line 6 continues to hone their digitally-designed, tube-powered amp models while attempting to pack even more effects into the latest incarnation of the Spider Valve line.
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65Amps Tupelo Combo Amp Review

August 23, 2010
Tupelo has big, vintage-inspired American tones.
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1963 Fender Twin-Amp Model 6G8-A

August 17, 2010
In 1953, Fender launched an amp that would become the industry standard for decades to come: the Twin.
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Grid 1 G1 BPT212 Combo Amp Review

August 17, 2010
The lithium battery-powered tube amp has arrived -- but how does it sound?
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Fryette Amplification Memphis Thirty 1x12 Combo Amp Review

August 17, 2010
A two-channel, class A, EL84-equipped 1x12 combo, this 30-watt amp is packed with features and is easy and intuitive to operate.
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Jonny Lang’s Dual-Channel Deluxe Reverbs

August 17, 2010
How does Jonny Lang combine two Deluxe Reverbs without getting out-of-phase, thin sound
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Fender Super-Sonic 22 Combo Amp Review

June 24, 2010
Fender''s new Super-Sonic series delivers a variety of Fender tones to make this a gig-worthy combo
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Matchless Avalon 35 1x12 Combo Amp Review

June 16, 2010
Matchless'' Avalon incorporates partial PC-board construction for more affordable boutique sound
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Carr Artemus 1x12 Combo Amp Review

May 18, 2010
Steve Carr''s latest amp, his take on classic Vox AC tone, is reviewed.
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Blackstar HT Club 40 Amp Review

April 22, 2010
The Blackstar HT Club 40 is a mid-sized, mid-priced combo that''s capable of an impressive number of rock tones
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Circa 1963 Vox "Mystery Amp"

April 15, 2010
Vox''s least documented amp
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Making a Super Reverb Super

April 15, 2010
A ’66 Fender Super Reverb. Photo courtesy of guitarphotographer.com. Hey, Jeff. I love your column! I look forward to reading it every month. I have a ’67 blackface Super
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Petite Tube Amps

April 15, 2010
Tiny, low-wattage amps as affordable, customizable studio tools
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Jaguar Junior Amp Review

April 15, 2010
Jaguar knocks it out of the park again with the 17-watt, Class A Junior
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