AER Introduces Alpha Plus Acoustic Amp

The Alpha Plus adds features and power to AER''s smallest model, the Alpha

Montreal, Quebec (March 5, 2010) -- Audio Electric Research (AER) has recently begun shipping the Alpha Plus in North America.

Based on the Alpha (the smallest and simplest acoustic amp in the AER range), the Alpha Plus incorporates a bigger cabinet and increases the power output from 40W to 50W, providing greater volume and extended headroom. All the while, the Alpha Plus provides the warmth, clarity, and natural tone for which AER is renown, and preserves much of the original Alpha’s beloved simplicity: a single 8” twin-cone speaker, a single channel, three band tone controls, and digital reverb effect. The Alpha Plus’ two inputs, when used simultaneously for guitar and vocals, transform the amp into a compact, superbly-sounding PA which can easily handle small club gigs.

The Alpha Plus’ back panel houses the footswitch, effects send and return, DI output, line output and headphone output sockets.

An ideal solution for acoustic instrumentalists who don’t require the higher output power and feature-rich complexity of its bigger AER siblings, the Alpha Plus adds another attractive option at the lower end of AER’s price range.

Musiquip, the USA distributor of AER, has already begun shipping the Alpha Plus to authorized AER dealers. Retail price is at $1129.

For more information:
Musiquip

Designed for bassists, this gain staged preamp/overdrive features Lounsberry’s eye-grabbing graphic appeal and pro-quality construction.

Read MoreShow less

Matt Bellamy designs his own signature Manson Guitar Works instruments and took ownership of the company when Hugh Manson retired in 2019.

Photo by Debi Del Grande

Muse returns to self-producing on Will of the People, an album teeming with formidable anthems that navigate themes of fear, politics, dystopia, compliance, corruption, and other topics concerning the world order.

Decked out in black ninja-like uniforms with mosaic mirrored masks obscuring their faces, Muse opens their current shows with the powerful, sing-along chant of “Will of the People,” the anthemic title track off their latest album. From that song’s infectious shuffle until the very end of the concert’s encore, people are jumping out of their seats, and appear to be completely mesmerized.

Read MoreShow less

Nicole Atkins and PG editors share favorite memories from the last concert they attended. Plus, current obsessions!

Read MoreShow less
x