December 2016

Tube Head

ARTICLES

Fuchs Audio Technology Unveils the ODS Classic Series

December 7, 2016
The ODS Classic represents the culmination of over 15 years of accumulated ideas and a steady flow of suggestions from Fuchs customers.
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Mesa/Boogie Launches the Triple Crown TC-50

December 6, 2016
The amp includes a bias select switch to move between EL34 and 6L6 tubes.
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Hughes & Kettner Introduces the GrandMeister Deluxe 40

December 2, 2016
The amp pairs analog all-tube tone with smart control features.
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Otis Amplification Trudeau Review

November 22, 2016
Craft design sensibilities and rowdy tones come together in a handsome and sometimes savage-sounding amp.
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Parson 1975HW Review

October 31, 2016
A mid-’70s Marshall-style head at a budget-friendly price.
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Bogner Goldfinger 54 Phi Review

October 14, 2016
Reinhold's latest yields burly blackface and tweed tones, as well as crazy versatility.
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Quick Hit: Taurus Amplification Stomp-Head 5.CE

October 11, 2016
This ultra-portable 90-watt head has tone-sculpting features galore.
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Todd Sharp Amplifiers Announces the JOAT 45RT

October 6, 2016
The 45RT mirrors the front end preamp and tonal shaping of the 20 and 30RT models with a few minor tweaks.
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Panama Fuego X Review

September 25, 2016
A compact, handwired powerhouse that delivers big tones and big value.
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Carol-Ann Amps Introduces the Triptik V2

September 6, 2016
It is the first amplifier to feature the new AutoBiasMon system, a fully automatic biasing and tube monitoring system.
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Ask Amp Man: Taming a Marshall’s Extreme Treble

August 19, 2016
Here are a few easy ways to warm up a bright vintage Marshall head.
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EVH 5150 III LBX Review

July 26, 2016
Make way for a pint-sized behemoth that’ll wow both Van Halen fans and purveyors of more aggressive styles.
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Hi-Tone Amplification: A Legacy Reborn

July 25, 2016
How Hi-Tone Amplification’s Clayton Callaway won over Dave Reeves’ family and formed an alliance to continue the late Hiwatt founder’s painstaking legacy.
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Schroeder Amplification Announces the SA9+, SA9-REC, and Formula 20

July 25, 2016
A trio of new amps with audiophile-grade components.
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SNAMM '16 - East Amplification Duality Series Demos

July 22, 2016
PG's Ask Amp Man debuts a whole new line of tube amps that are available in a 20-, 30-, 40- and 50-watt versions.
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SNAMM '16 - EVH 5150IIIS EL34 Demo

July 20, 2016
Eddie gets another monster head—this one is loaded with EL34s.
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SNAMM '16 - Colby Amplification Lil' Darlin | Park Amplifiers Little Rock Demos

July 18, 2016
Mitch Colby serves up a modded Champ-style combo and a Park head that mixes the power section from the company's Little Head with the preamp of the Park 50.
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SNAMM '16 - Bullhead Amplification Matador Demo

July 2, 2016
Hear this handwired, single-channel head that can either come with 6V6s (20W) or EL34s (40W).
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SNAMM '16 - Sound City Amps Master One Hundred Demo

June 30, 2016
Hear how and why Steven Fryette relaunched an amplifier brand started by Hiwatt's Dave Reeves.
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SNAMM '16 - Broken Crow Amplification BC-T20 and BC-B30 Demos

June 29, 2016
The Kentucky tone hunters enjoy their first NAMM show by introducing a head powered by 6V6s and another working with EL84s.
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