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Tube Head

Ask Amp Man: Dean Markley Signature Series Amps

October 22, 2014
Clapton, Lifeson, and Summers used them, but 30 years later, these innovative amps are largely forgotten.
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Mesa/Boogie Unveils the Mark Five: 25

September 24, 2014
The amp’s 10-Watt mode utilizes two tubes operating in Class A/B Triode for lush harmonics and liquid feel at lower volumes.
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BC Audio Unveils Updated Version of Amplifier No. 10

September 19, 2014
This major update gives the amp a more modern voice.
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Siegmund Updates the Midnight Special Amplifier

September 10, 2014
The new head will be available in three different configurations.
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Hughes & Kettner Celebrates 30th Anniversary with NOS Tubemeister Series

August 29, 2014
The amps feature Soviet “New Old Stock” EL84 power tubes that were built long before Hughes & Kettner was even born.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Jackson Ampworks Fullerton, Bakersfield, Britain 30, and McFly Demos

August 15, 2014
The Fort Worth crew unleash four new '50s- and '60s-inspired heads.
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Rig Rundown: Brand New's Jesse Lacey and Vincent Accardi

July 30, 2014
The Long Island alt-rockers spill the dirt on their beloved Fender guitars, outrageous fuzzboxes, and why they both prefer boutique cabs.
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Bradford Sterling Review

July 29, 2014
A deco-styled EL84 18-watter melds Vox and Marshall sounds.
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DIY: Amp Safety 101

July 16, 2014
Nashville amp tech and builder Kye Kennedy describes the steps you need to take to protect yourself from potentially lethal voltages before working on a tube amp.
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