Andrews Amplification Expands Spectraverb Series

The award-winning line is now available in several new configurations.

Atlanta, GA (April 17, 2015) -- Due to customer requests, the Spectraverb 22 and Spectraverb 40 amps are now available in head, 2X10 and 2X12 combo versions. Like the 1X12 combos previously introduced, the newest Spectraverb amps offer surprising clarity and headroom while delivering a smooth, touch sensitive response and complex warm harmonics. The new head cabinets are designed in the proper dimensions to accommodate our spring reverb system without the introduction of noise that is often found in shorter cabinets.   

The Spectraverb series amps are available as heads, 1X12, 2X12 and 2X10 combos and feature locally-built heavy-duty solid pine or domestic birch plywood cabinets and are hand-wired on heavy-duty turret boards in the USA. Spectraverb amps are upgraded versions of the famous AB763 vintage “Blackface” models


  • Upgraded high quality USA built transformers
  • Improved circuitry to reduce noise and eliminate flubby bass tones
  • Lush tube-driven tube reverb with innovative limiter control
  • 40 watts output power for Spectraverb 40 and 22 watts for the Spectraverb 22
  • Good clean headroom provides an excellent platform for pedals.
  • External bias test points and adjustments for easy tube changes
  • 4/8/16 ohm speaker selections
  • Two 12AX7, two 12AT7 one GZ34 and two 6V6 (Spectraverb 22) or two 6L6GC (Spectraverb 40) tubes
  • Optional series effects loop with true bypass
  • Optional half-power switch for reducing volume when “cranked up”
  • Five year limited warranty

The Spectraverb 22 head $1595
1X12 combo $1795
2X10 Combo $1895
2X12 Combo $1969

The Spectraverb 40 head $1695
1X12 combo $1895
2X10 Combo $1995
2X12 Combo $2069   

For more information:
Andrews Amplification

Jack Broadbent on John Lee Hooker | Hooked

The flask-sliding swashbuckler's turning point with guitar was hearing (and absorbing) the Delta bluesman's thumping, percussive rhythms.

Read More Show less

While Monolord has no shortage of the dark and heavy, guitarist and vocalist Thomas V Jäger comes at it from a perspective more common to pop songsmiths.

Photo by Chad Kelco

Melodies, hooks, clean tones, and no guitar solos. Are we sure this Elliott Smith fan fronts a doom-metal band? (We’re sure!)

Legend has it the name Monolord refers to a friend of the band with the same moniker who lost hearing in his left ear, and later said it didn’t matter if the band recorded anything in stereo, because he could not hear it anyway. It’s a funny, though slightly tragic, bit of backstory, but that handle is befitting in yet another, perhaps even more profound, way. Doom and stoner metal are arguably the torch-bearing subgenres for hard rock guitar players, and if any band seems to hold the keys to the castle at this moment, it’s Monolord.

Read More Show less