December 2016

Tube Head

Tone Tips: Modelers vs. Traditional Rigs

October 15, 2015
To model, or not to model? That depends on what type of player you are.
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Orange Amps Unveils the Micro Dark

October 7, 2015
Other features include a transparent, fully buffered effects loop and headphone/line output with Orange’s signature CabSim circuitry.
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Nace Amps Announces the Pro-18

October 1, 2015
An EL84-powered design that can move from one watt to 18 watts.
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BC Audio Introduces Series of Octal-Plex Amps

October 1, 2015
The amps are based on 1960s British plexi circuits that have been adapted for octal preamp tubes.
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Ventura Valve Amplifiers Unveils the VVA50

September 11, 2015
The 50-watt head is available in either 6L6-GC or EL34 power tube configurations.
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Hovercraft Amps Unveils the Caribou

September 8, 2015
Production of this completely customized amp will start in the Spring.
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SNAMM '15 - 3rd Power Amplification Dual Citizen Demo

August 5, 2015
See and hear how this EL34-driven head delivers authentic British- and American-inspired tones.
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Mezzabarba Amplification Announces U.S. Product Lineup

July 30, 2015
The lineup consists of two single channel combos, the portable two-channel SKILL 30W head, the 100W single-channel MZERO Standard head, and the two-channel 100W MZERO Overdrive head.
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SNAMM '15 - Park Amplifiers Rock Head 50 and Little Head 18 Demos

July 24, 2015
See and hear two new vintage-inspired amps with stripped-down features and a whole lot of rock.
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SNAMM '15 - Bullhead Amplification 10th Anniversary Custom Shop Amp Demo

July 19, 2015
See and hear what this special-edition, 20-watt, 6V6-driven beast can crank out.
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SNAMM '15 - Marshall Astoria Series Classic and Custom Demos

July 16, 2015
The father of loud creates a new handwired series of amps and combos.
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Park Amplifiers Introduces the Little Head 18 and Rock Head 50

July 8, 2015
The Park Little Head 18 features the same preamp and cathode follower driven tone stack as the Park 45.
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Marshall Reissues the Silver Jubilee 2555 Stack

July 8, 2015
The amp brings back the exact features and legendary tones of the original 1987 model.
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Power Trip: A Guide to Power Tubes and Their Signature Sounds

July 2, 2015
Whether you’re shopping for a new amp or trying to coax different tones from one you’ve got, this comprehensive look at power tubes and their sonic traits is essential reading.
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3rd Power Announces the Dual Citizen

July 2, 2015
A dual-channel amp that combines the tonal versatility of American and British tones.
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Trash or Treasure: Vox V125 Bass

June 21, 2015
A rare early-’80s bass amp model sometimes used by Paul McCartney.
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Harry Joyce Amplifiers Relaunch in the U.S.

June 3, 2015
The first three models will be available in 30-, 50-, and 100-watt versions.
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Orange Rockerverb 50 MKIII Review

May 18, 2015
Improved reverb and scalable power make an Orange stalwart more versatile than ever.
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Musikmesse '15 - Gurus Amps Tritone and 5015 Demos

May 15, 2015
Check out two new 6L6-powered heads that feature a three-way "sexytone" voicing control.
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Musikmesse '15 - Engl Artist Edition, RockMaster, and MetalMaster Demos

May 14, 2015
Check out three new amps from the German company—including one built with input from Ritchie Blackmore, Doug Aldrich, and others.
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