Read the February 2016 issue online now!

Reviews: Amps

Marshall 1958X 18-Watt Review

August 26, 2014
A high-end, hand-wired version of Marshall’s little giant.
Read More

Quick Hit: Yonac ToneStack

August 10, 2014
A super-flexible virtual guitar rig for iOS.
Read More

Bradford Sterling Review

July 29, 2014
A deco-styled EL84 18-watter melds Vox and Marshall sounds.
Read More

The Mean 18: British-Style 18-Watt Amp Kits from Mojotone and Tube Depot

July 1, 2014
We built two killer Marshall 18-watt amp clones from kits. Which sounds best? Which was more fun to make?
Read More

Electroplex Rocket 42 Review

May 18, 2014
Is it possible to capture the sweet tones of small, classic Fender amps at louder levels?
Read More

Peavey ValveKing II 20 Review

April 28, 2014
Classic tube tone and studio-friendly features in an affordable combo.
Read More

Orange CR60C Review

April 24, 2014
Solid-state, 60-watt combo delivers great range, sweet clean tones, and copious crunch.
Read More

Positive Grid BIAS for iPad Review

April 21, 2014
A great-sounding, supremely customizable amp modeler for iPad and iPhone.
Read More

Vox Night Train G2 NT15C1 Review

February 24, 2014
Vox’s compact amp line evolves, growing more versatile.
Read More

Ampeg V-4B Review

January 16, 2014
The bass-amp giant updates one of their classic designs.
Read More

Magnatone Super Fifty-Nine Review

January 10, 2014
A bold, British-flavored amp with sublime stereo vibrato.
Read More

Ashdown MiBass 2.0 and Mi 12 Cabinet Reviews

January 3, 2014
A micro rig with beefy lows and stripped-down controls.
Read More

ToneVille Amplifiers Beale St. Review

December 10, 2013
This stunning 15-watt combo shines with the right kind of bright.
Read More

Andrews Spectraverb 40 Review

November 16, 2013
A beautiful, blackface-inspired boutique combo.
Read More

Phil Jones Double Four Bass Amp Review

November 7, 2013
A microscopic bass amp with an unbelievably big sound.
Read More