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Champions of Chime: The EL84 Roundup

July 9, 2012
Three studio pros test nine EL84-powered amps in the 15-watt ballpark.
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Review Demo - Nocturne Blondshell

June 14, 2012
http://www.premierguitar.com PG's Shawn Hammond walks us through his most recent review of the Nocturne Blondeshell.



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Carvin VL300 Legacy 3 Amp Review

June 8, 2012
Steve Vai and Carvin''s latest collaboration.
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Nocturne Blondeshell Amp Review

June 8, 2012
Run by Tavo Vega out of his shop in Southern California, Nocturne Amplification is one of the few outfits today specializing in 6G6-B Bassman-based designs.
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1963 Fender Bass VI and 1966 Fender Bassman

June 8, 2012
Cream’s Jack Bruce and The Shadows’ Jet Harris were among those who explored the Bass VI’s soloing capability.
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Fender Super Bassman Pro Bass Amplifier Review

May 30, 2012
Big tube bass rigs will always be a part of the low-end landscape, even as advancements in digital and solid-state technology and performance requirements make smaller rigs more prevalent.
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Orange OR50H Reissue Amp Review

May 11, 2012
Based on the legendary Pics Only amp, the OR50H is one of the most versatile Oranges ever—an amp that delivers a wide range of sounds in addition to the muscle and headroom typically associated with the brand.
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Jackson Ampworks Newcastle Amp Review

May 11, 2012
This amp has amazing synergy with whatever you plug in to it, giving your fingers and axe power to take you from muted, complex jazz tones to perfect ’70s crunch and everything in between.
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Video Review - Orange Amps OR50H

May 11, 2012
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of Orange Amps' OR50 guitar amplifier head. http://www.premierguitar.com/Magazine/Issue/2012/Jun/Orange_OR50H_Reissue_Amp_Review.aspx
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3rd Power Amplification Dream Solo Model 4 Amp Review

May 9, 2012
Video Added! The ''68 Plexi half of the company''s popular British Dream model goes out on its own with some brand new tweaks and features.
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Laney Ironheart IRT120H Amp Review

April 6, 2012
The Ironheart is a 120-watt beast of an amp that’s dedicated to pushing the heavy overdrive envelope.
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Fargen Retro Classic Amp Review

April 6, 2012
A handwired, 25-watt powerhouse that enables you to explore the tones of two classic Marshall circuits
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Video Review - Laney Amps Ironheart 120

April 5, 2012
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of the Laney Amps Ironheart 120. The video review is a complementary piece to an already existing print review featured in the May 2012 issue of Premier Guitar and can be read online, in its entirety for free, here - .
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Video Review - Fargen Amps Retro Classic

April 5, 2012
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of the Fargen Amps Retro Classic guitar amp. The video review is a complementary piece to an already existing print review featured in the May 2012 issue of Premier Guitar and can be read online, in its entirety for free, here - .
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VHT Special 12/20 RT Amp Review

March 26, 2012
This little beast offers much more tweakability than the vintage Fenders it’s based on.
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Dr. Z Maz 8 Studio Amp Review

March 9, 2012
While some companies have been around longer, Dr. Z is arguably one of the kingpins of boutique amplification. The Cleveland, Ohio, amp builder has some seriously heavyweight customers, including
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PRS SE 30 Amp Review

March 9, 2012
It’s hard to separate the name Paul Reed Smith from the image and sound of his guitars. Whether it’s dreams of a deephued 10-Top or Carlos Santana squeezing the
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Video Review - PRS SE 30 & 2x12 Cabinet

March 9, 2012
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of the PRS SE 30 amplifier and matching 2x12 speaker cabinet, which is featured in Premier Guitar's April '12 issue and can be read online, in its entirety for free, here - .
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Hughes & Kettner Tubemeister 5 Amp Review

February 9, 2012
For studio cats that love high gain tones, the Tubemeister 5 is a killer choice.
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3 Monkeys Virgil Amp Review

January 10, 2012
Virgil is a 30-watt, two-channel, 6V6-powered amp based on the Hiwatt-meets-Marshall BW119 that 3 Monkeys designed for Whitford in 2006.
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