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Fritz Brothers Watkins Dominator Amp Reissue

Check out this cool re-do of the Watkins Dominator by Fritz Brothers Guitars. It's just like the original with a corner front design and two 10" speakers.

Check out this cool re-do of the Watkins Dominator by Fritz Brothers Guitars. It's just like the original with a corner front design and two 10" speakers. Fritz Bros loads it with EL84's and 12AX7's; they use most of the original circuit design but have put some special touches under the hood, too. The mono version is featured in the vid below, but the company is also working on a stereo version and a bass version.

With a team of experts on hand, we look at six workhorse vintage amps you can still find for around $1,000 or less.

If you survey the gear that shows up on stages and studios for long enough, you’ll spot some patterns in the kinds of guitar amplification players are using. There’s the rotating cast of backline badasses that do the bulk of the work cranking it out every day and night—we’re all looking at you, ’65 Deluxe Reverb reissue.

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Rivolta Guitars' Sferata | PG Plays
Rivolta Guitars' Sferata | PG Plays

PG contributor Tom Butwin dives into the Rivolta Sferata, part of the exciting new Forma series. Designed by Dennis Fano and crafted in Korea, the Sferata stands out with its lightweight simaruba wood construction and set-neck design for incredible playability.

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The "Sandblasted" SE Series features a swamp ash top with a unique sandblasted finish in five color options.

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We’re unpacking Reid’s playing—from his early days in the NYC jazz underground through his work with Living Colour and into supergroup superstardom—and his longstanding gear-acquisition-syndrome.

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