Samick Motherlode

December 2014

EL34

ARTICLES

Boom Boxes: 5 Amps That Define the Music We Hear—and the Gear We Play

July 3, 2014
These game-changing amplifiers helped create the sounds of rock ’n’ roll.
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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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Traynor Introduces the YBA1 Mod 1 Amp

January 31, 2014
The YBA1 Mod 1 uses three 12AX7 preamp tubes and two EL34 power tubes in a Class-AB design.
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Tone Tips: Tube Talk

September 12, 2013
Electric guitar gets much of its sonic mojo from vacuum tubes. Get the lowdown on those glowing glass bottles and learn how to coax the best sound from your amp.
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Trash or Treasure: Hiwatt DR103

August 24, 2013
Gear guru Zachary Fjestad appraises a PG reader's iconic half-stack—the same type used by Pete Townshend and other legends.
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Budda Amplification Bully Amplifier Head Shipping Now

August 15, 2013
Budda Amps shipping their newest 120-watt head: the Bully.
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Review Demo - Jaguar HC50

July 3, 2013
Premier Guitar's Shawn Hammond demos the Jaguar HC50 for the August 2013 issue of Premier Guitar.
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Jaguar HC50 Amp Review

July 2, 2013
Jaguar's new HC50 dodges delivers a minimalist, potent, distinctly English-voiced EL34 amp that’s happy dishing immaculate clean tones and more ferocious sounds alike.
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Musikmesse '13 - Gamble Guitars Rockfire Flat Top Standard & Cast Amplification Crunch Classic Demos

April 26, 2013
PG's Shawn Hammond is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where he checks out the Gamble Guitars Rockfire Flat Top Standard and Cast Amplification Crunch Classic.
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Marshall JVM410HJS Amp Review

April 15, 2013
Joe Satriani’s signature 100-watt JVM410HJS builds upon the jack-of-all-trades JVM410H, and is designed to deliver five decades’ worth of Marshall tones from a single head.
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