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Henry Amplification SRT+ Review

August 13, 2019
A modern take on an obscure Vox gem.
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First Look: Mojotone BlackOut Tweed Select

August 12, 2019
The sweet sounds of screaming tweed and a raft of even bigger tones live in this affordable take on the 5E3 classic.
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Dumble

Axes & Artifacts: Dumble Overdrive Special, Overdrive Deluxe & Modded Fender Bassman

August 6, 2019
Three rare amps worth their weight in gold—one previously owned by Keith Urban, one from Mark Tremonti, and one just sold to Joe Bonamassa.
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Love and Sockets: 1964 Supro Tremo-Verb

August 5, 2019
A killer old-school growler once owned by a little old lady from Providence, Rhode Island.
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Swart Stereo Master 20 Review

July 28, 2019
Think stereo amps are just for fancy delay-pedal addicts? This ingenious/delicious 6V6 design will make you think again.
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Dial It In: Swapping Tubes

July 23, 2019
Fine-tune your tube amp’s gain structure and headroom by experimenting with preamp and phase-inverter tubes.
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3rd Power

Summer NAMM 2019: 3rd Power Amplification Dirty Sink Demo

July 21, 2019
Lush 6V6 cleans and fire-breathing brown sounds lurk in this super-portable combo.
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Blackstar

Summer NAMM 2019: Blackstar Amplification HT Club 40 MkII Kentucky Special & AmPlug 2 Fly

July 20, 2019
A pair of 6L6s, an Eminence speaker, and a face-slapping price make this new combo one of our favorite bang-for-buck amp deals from NAMM.
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Supro

Summer NAMM 2019: Supro Galaxy Amplifier

July 20, 2019
An entirely new circuit designed with Bruce Zinky offers piles of headroom and tons of throaty crunch.
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Summer NAMM 2019: Charvel | EVH Pro Mod DK24 HH 2PT CM & 5150III 50W EL34 2x12 Demos

July 18, 2019
Listen to a new shred machine with a wealth of single-coil and humbucker tones through Eddie’s new EL34-based combos.
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Balthazar

Balthazar Audio Unveils the Film Noir 18

July 17, 2019
A British-flavored combo packed with EL84 tubes.
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Fender ’62 Princeton Chris Stapleton Edition Review

July 12, 2019
A bigger speaker and a leap back to handwired brownface circuitry make Chris Stapleton’s signature Princeton a sparkling, sophisticated, and bellowing bruiser.
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3rd Power

3rd Power Releases the Clean Sink and Dirty Sink Combos

July 10, 2019
A pair of offshoot models based on the company's Kitchen Sink amp.
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Marshall SV20C Studio Vintage Review

July 3, 2019
Plexi tone in a petite package.
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Supro

Supro Releases the Galaxy Head and Combo

June 20, 2019
The Galaxy combines the preamp channel from the pedal-friendly Keeley model with a Zinky-designed overdrive channel.
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de Lisle Guitar Company Unveils the Quadralux Reverb Combo

June 18, 2019
The company's first amp features 6V6 tubes, a 12" Weber Blue Dog Alnico speaker, and a bias-modulating tremolo.
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Blackstar

Blackstar Amplification Announces the HT Club 40 MkII Kentucky Special

June 17, 2019
An updated 6L6 combo featuring an Eminence Screamin’ Eagle 12" speaker.
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First Look: Henry Amplification SRT+

June 17, 2019
The sounds of a rare but potent little Vox live again in this EL84-driven overachiever.
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Mesa/Boogie Adds the Fillmore 100

June 7, 2019
The big brother aims to offer a higher-powered Fillmore with increased dimensional width, greater headroom and other sound benefits typically associated with their higher wattage designs.
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Morgan Amps

Morgan Amps Unveils the Dual 20

June 7, 2019
The amp combines the original AC 20 Deluxe and Abbey into one package.
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