Read the October 2015 Issue

Tube Head

Ask Amp Man: Tube Savvy 101

January 6, 2015
If you play through a tube amp, here’s some upkeep knowledge to help in the quest of great tone.
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Park P45 Review

December 18, 2014
A handwired 45-watt head based on a mid-’60s British classic.
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RedPlateAmps Unveils the Magica

December 16, 2014
Includes a blackface-style preamp and a full set of tone controls and the proprietary midrange mode selector.
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Risen Legacy Review

December 12, 2014
This 50-watt head captures the best qualities of coveted non-master volume amps.
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Builder Profile: Voodoo Amps

November 14, 2014
Trace Davis’ road to rock-star glory began with a Def Leppard bus driver—and quickly progressed to modding and building amps for the likes of Bill Kelliher, Billy Gibbons, Vivian Campbell, and Richard Fortus.
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Ventura Valve Amplifiers Announces the VVA50 Head and VVA Speaker Cabinets

October 30, 2014
The 50-watt head is available in 6L6-GC or EL-34 power tube configurations.
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Park Amplifiers Introduces the Park 75

October 29, 2014
A unique version of the classic British four-hole, two channel amplifier.
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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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