December 2016

Tube Head

Musikmesse '14 - TubeArt Amplification V6 Demo

April 11, 2014
The Netherlands company brought a new three-channel head that nails California tones, AC/DC-style crunch, and hard-rock saturation with punch and dynamics.
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Musikmesse '14 - Dörrer Amps Maori and Sumo Demos

April 9, 2014
These German tube heads exude minimalist cool. See and hear the low-watt machines in action.
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Musikmesse '14 - Gladius MC30 Demo

April 7, 2014
This handwired two-channel head's two voices go from a AC30 to a 50-watt plexi.
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Musikmesse '14 - Ampete Engineering One and Two Demos

April 3, 2014
The Colonge-based amp builder released his first two heads that are derived from classic British designs.
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Musikmesse '14 - Bigtone Custom Amplification Studio Plex, Chameleon, Razor, and Studio Lux 22 Demos

March 28, 2014
The Valencia company show off four new British-influenced heads.
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Musikmesse '14 - Friedman Amplification Small Box & Jerry Cantrell Signature Demos

March 25, 2014
See and hear Dave Friedman's newest Marshall-inspired amps.
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PRS Archon Review

March 13, 2014
Paul Reed Smith enters the heavy rock amp arena with a 100-watt beast.
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NAMM '14 - Traynor YBA-1MOD1 Demo

March 12, 2014
The Canadian amp company shows off their updated version of a 50-year old classic.
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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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NAMM '14 - Two Rock Amplification Crystal Demo

March 4, 2014
Celebrating their 15th anniversary, the California amp builder revamps their John Mayer signature with a new look and hi-fi sound.
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NAMM '14 - DV Mark Maragold Demo, Little 40 II, & Multiamp

February 28, 2014
The Italian amp maker starts 2014 by revamping and refreshing its entire line of guitar amps birthing three new heads.
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NAMM '14 - Satellite Amplifiers The Fury and Barracuda Demos

February 28, 2014
Adam Grimm shows off two new products -- a KT66-powered beastly amp and 6K6-driven outboard reverb unit.
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NAMM '14 Egnater Amplification TOL 60 Amp & Goldsmith, Silversmith, and Black Metal Pedal Demos

February 21, 2014
Bruce Egnater unveils a new tube-amp head and three intimidating stompboxes.
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NAMM '14 - Hughes & Kettner GrandMeister 36 Demo

February 20, 2014
H&K adds a 36-watt, EL84-powered head to the reputable 'Meister family.
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Hotone Audio Introduces Nano Legacy Micro Amp Series

February 19, 2014
The 5-watt Nano Legacy amp heads come in two ultra-compact models: British Invasion and Purple Wind.
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NAMM '14 - Randall Amplifiers Ola Englund Satan Demo

February 12, 2014
Randall ups its high-gain game by teaming metal-amp guru Mike Fortin with Swedish chugger Ola Englund to create their newest 120-watt tube head.
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NAMM '14 - Vox Night Train 50 Demo

February 10, 2014
Ditching the EL84 tubes, the 50-watt head is beefed up with EL34s delivering not only the traditional british clean chime sounds, but also modern high-gain sounds, too.
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NAMM '14 - 65Amps Whiskey and Producer84 Demos

February 7, 2014
Dan Boul plays and expounds about his newest 6L6- and EL84-powered amps. (Bonus: see a picture of Dan in all his '80s glory.)
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Vintage Vault: 1966 Fender Electric XII

February 7, 2014
Fender’s solidbody 12-string was never a big seller, but you’ve heard it everywhere from “Stairway to Heaven” to “Sloop John B.”
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NAMM '14 - Engl Amps Invader II & Tube Poweramp 810 Demos

February 6, 2014
Hear and see the German company's two versatile amps for 2014.
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