December 2020

Solid-State

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Trickfish Bullhead 1K Amp and BM 212 Cabinet Reviews

November 1, 2015
A new bass rig with standout EQ that makes it easy to dial in tones.
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Tone Tips: Modelers vs. Traditional Rigs

October 15, 2015
To model, or not to model? That depends on what type of player you are.
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Ask Amp Man: Demystifying the Ibanez GX20's Volume Knobs

August 18, 2015
How to make sense of the cascading gain stages in a 1980s solid-state combo.
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SNAMM '15 - Henriksen Amps The Bud Combo Demo

July 27, 2015
See and hear a new jazz combo that tips the scales at 17 pounds, has 120 watts on tap, and features reverb on both channels.
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Acoustic Image

Acoustic Image Introduces Clarus SL and SL-R Models

July 14, 2015
These single-channel amp heads feature 600 watts of power into just 4 ohms.
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SNAMM '15 - Fuchs Audio Jazz Classic Demo

July 10, 2015
Andy Fuchs takes us through his latest solid-state combo designed for jazz cats.
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Roland

Roland Unveils the Jazz Chorus JC-40

July 8, 2015
This 40-watt stereo amp features the famous “JC clean” tone and signature Dimensional Space Chorus effect.
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Boom-Boom Beyond the Bedroom: 1x12 Bass Combo Review Roundup

May 20, 2015
We size-up four surprisingly versatile sub-$500 amps from Ampeg, Hartke, Fender, and Ashdown.
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Henriksen

Henriksen Amps Unveils the Bud

April 29, 2015
A compact, but powerful, amp aimed at jazzers.
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TC Electronic BH800 Review

April 24, 2015
A svelte 800-watt bass amp with a cornucopia of sounds available via free download.
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Engl Rackhead 1060 Review

April 14, 2015
Two independent amps join forces in a rackmountable bundle of low-end goodness.
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Quilter

Quilter Labs Unveils the Aviator Gold Series

March 9, 2015
The line is available in various head and combo configurations.
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GraphTech

Quilter Labs Announces the MicroPro Mach 2 Series

January 23, 2015
The Mach 2 comes to bat with powerful new voicing options.
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Quick Hit: Blackstar FLY 3 Review

December 5, 2014
A mean little practice amp that streets under $75 and includes an onboard delay.
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Acoustic

Acoustic Amplification Releases the A40 and A1000

November 21, 2014
Both the A40 and A1000 also feature Bluetooth connectivity for a quick and ultra-easy way to add backing tracks via any mobile device.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Rocktron Widowmaker, ValveSonic, and Velocity 100LTD Demos

August 7, 2014
The GHS-owned company releases three new rackmountable amps.
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Saint Blues

Summer NAMM '14 - Saint Blues Guitars Scoundrel, 30th Anniversary Bluesmaster, Memphis 10 Demos

August 7, 2014
The Memphis crew break out two new guitars, an all-tube 15-watt combo, and a solid-state amp built into a hip, retro piece of luggage.
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Peavey ValveKing II 20 Review

April 28, 2014
Classic tube tone and studio-friendly features in an affordable combo.
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Orange CR60C Review

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

Musikmesse '14 - Koch Amps Jupiter, 59' OD, and High Tide Demos

April 1, 2014
The Netherlands company brought a new head, and overdrive pedal and a stomp that has both reverb and tremolo.
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