August

Tube Combo

The Mean 18: British-Style 18-Watt Amp Kits from Mojotone and Tube Depot

July 1, 2014
We built two killer Marshall 18-watt amp clones from kits. Which sounds best? Which was more fun to make?
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Dr. Z Amps Introduces the Therapy

June 27, 2014
A modern spin on a 6L6-based design.
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Undervalued Gear: The Gibson Les Paul Junior GA-5 Amplifier

June 26, 2014
Classic vintage amps typically come with hefty price tags. But if you know what to look for, you might find a bargain hiding in plain sight.
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3 Monkeys Amps Introduces the Orangutan Jr.

June 26, 2014
The 15-watt amp is powered by a pair of 6V6 tubes.
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Dynamo Amplification Introduces GTS-C Combo

June 12, 2014
The new amp is available in head, combo, or rackmount configurations.
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Electroplex Rocket 42 Review

May 18, 2014
Is it possible to capture the sweet tones of small, classic Fender amps at louder levels?
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Carr Amplifiers Announces the Skylark

May 8, 2014
The Skylark includes reverb, power attenuator, and a Hi/Low gain switch.
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Louis Electric Introduces the Gattone Amp

May 5, 2014
The 35-watt 2x12 combo was designed in tribute to the late Danny Gatton.
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Peavey ValveKing II 20 Review

April 28, 2014
Classic tube tone and studio-friendly features in an affordable combo.
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Ask Amp Man: Removing Output Tubes to Reduce Power

April 21, 2014
Want to reduce the power in an amp with four output tubes? Here’s how to do it right.
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Musikmesse '14 - Hughes and Kettner TubeMeister 18 Twelve and GrandMeister iOS App Demos

April 12, 2014
The German amp giants release and updated version of their award-winning combo with a 12" speaker and unveil an app for their newest amp line.
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Musikmesse '14 - Supro Coronado & Dual-Tone Demos

March 29, 2014
The Valco-brand of the '60s is resurrected with these two retro-themed combos.
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Ask Amp Man: From Silverfaces to Silvertones

March 24, 2014
Making sense of the external speaker jacks on vintage Fenders—and resurrecting a cool old Silvertone.
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NAMM '14 - Mad Professor Old School 20RT & Simble Overdrive Demos

March 7, 2014
The Finnish tone tweaker shows off a new reverb- and tremolo-equipped combo along with a new OD box.
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NAMM '14 - Fargen Amps Townhouse 20, Jazz Custom SE & High Gain Classic Limited Edition Demos

March 6, 2014
See and hear amp-builder Ben Fargen's first combo amp and learn about two more of his newest heads.
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Vox Night Train G2 NT15C1 Review

February 24, 2014
Vox’s compact amp line evolves, growing more versatile.
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Vintage Vault: 1955 Fender Bandmaster

February 17, 2014
One of Fender’s great 1950s amps—and a signature sound of Who’s Next.
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Ask Amp Man: The Vibro Champ Voltage Mystery

February 13, 2014
Why do the schematics differ between two supposedly identical CBS-era Fender amps?
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NAMM '14 - Fender Vaporizer, '57 Deluxe Head, and Ramparte Demos

January 24, 2014
Check out a demo of Fender's three newest tube amps.
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Blackstar Releases HT Club 40 Vintage Pro and Launches ID:Core Series

January 23, 2014
The Limited Edition HT Club 40 is equipped with two ECC83 and two EL34 tubes and features two footswitchable channels
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