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Iso Lab: 1966 Fender Deluxe Amp

June 29, 2020
Watch John Bohlinger get busy with his light-but-loud blackface amp that has become a favorite for recording twangy tunes.
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Suhr Hombre - homepage

Suhr Hombre: The Premier Guitar Review

March 24, 2020
Brownface Deluxe tones and beautiful bubbling tremolo distinguish this light but loud gigging and studio machine.
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First Look: Suhr Hombre

March 2, 2020
Sweet simplicity meets tasty tremolo in a brownface-inspired tone machine.
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Mojotone BlackOut - homepage

Mojotone BlackOut Review

October 17, 2019
A killer handwired tweed-style amp for under a grand.
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Winfield Tremor - homepage

Winfield Tremor Review

September 25, 2019
A handwired Harvard post-graduate.
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Oct19_SilverandBlack

Silver and Black: Simple Tube Tricks for Beginners

September 2, 2019
Need more headroom or gain? Spin the bottles.
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Revv D20 homepage

Revv D20 Review

August 27, 2019
A direct-recording preamp—and a true 20-watt head.
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3rd Power

First Look: 3rd Power Clean Sink

August 26, 2019
Dylana Nova’s latest doesn’t just offer AC- and blackface-style tones—you can also custom-blend aspects of both iconic amp flavors!
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Mojotone Homepage

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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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-Slider

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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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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Jun19-MesaBoogie-FEAT

Mesa/Boogie California Tweed Review

May 2, 2019
A spectacular new spin on a 1950s formula.
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Mojotone

Mojotone Releases New BlackOut Tweed Select

April 4, 2019
The 5E3-inspired combo builds on the classic circuit but adds a couple of practical updates.
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First Look: Fender '62 Princeton Chris Stapleton Edition

March 28, 2019
Witness John Bohlinger try a '50s Strat, a Gibson Vegas, and a Filter'Tron-loaded Gretsch to demo the classic-designed, tremolo-rich combo for country music's outlaw superstar.
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Mesa Boogie

First Look: Mesa/Boogie California Tweed

February 25, 2019
With a 1955 Fender Strat, 1960 Gibson Les Paul Special, and a humbucker-loaded PRS DGT, John Bohlinger faces off with the 6V6-loaded combo that has spring reverb, five power levels, and includes two operating-classes.
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fryette

NAMM '19 - Sound City | Fryette SC20 Head & Classic 30th Anniversary Edition Demos

January 26, 2019
Circuit-savant Steven Fryette continues his Dave Reeves-inspired amp evolution with a phenomenal-sounding 6V6 head and a paint-peeling power amp.
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Feb19-BC Audio-FEAT

BC Audio Bel Air 40 Review

January 15, 2019
A stellar 6V6 combo with inspiring, innovative options.
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Jan19-Dimed-FEAT

Dimed & Dangerous: So Many Tubes, So Little Time

November 23, 2018
Thinking about a tube swap? Here are four factors to consider.
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Carr-FL-FEAT

First Look: Carr Telstar

October 29, 2018
John Bohlinger uses a trio of guitars (a Gretsch Black Falcon, a '60s Tele, and a humbucker-loaded Kiesel) to test this interesting combo that pairs 6L6 and EL84 output tubes.
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