Read the September 2018 Issue

Combo

ARTICLES

SNAMM '18 - Loog Guitars Paul Frank Edition & Mini Amp Demos

July 19, 2018
The brand collaborates with the cartoonist and fashion designer for a fresh-looking, mini 3-string and unveils an even smaller amp.
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SNAMM '18 - Line 6 Shuriken Variax SR270 & Spider V 20 Demos

July 1, 2018
Check out updates dished out on the company's popular modeling instrument and practice combo.
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SNAMM '18 - VHT Redline 80 S and Redline V Four Demos

July 1, 2018
Get a taste of the new solid-state combo packed with spring reverb and the four faces of dirt residing in a new pedal.
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Ask Amp Man: Adding Gain to a Tired Regal R-1160

May 11, 2018
Transforming a vintage pedal platform into a powerful player.
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Blackstar HT Club 40 MkII Review

April 24, 2018
A budget-friendly combo with countless crunch tones plus studio-friendly features.
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Dr. Z Z-PLUS Review

April 17, 2018
A versatile low-watt monster with a whole lotta roar.
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Ask Amp Man: Tone Tweaks for a Carvin Series III X

April 6, 2018
Bolstering an amp that boogied its way alongside the ’80s competition from Petaluma.
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Acoustic Introduces the A15V Amplifier

March 21, 2018
The combo sports 15 watts (into 8 ohms) of clean power, a 6.5-inch full-range speaker, and a front-ported cabinet.
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Todd Sharp JOAT 20 Review

March 13, 2018
A studio ace's decades of session experience informed this combo's galaxy of tones—and all without a traditional tone stack.
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GLB Sound Announces the GIG10 Manhattan Combo

February 26, 2018
The GIG10 Manhattan's tube preamp is a traditional sounding design optimized for maximum clarity, detail, articulation, and headroom.
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Swart Amplifier Co Introduces the Antares Combo

February 16, 2018
A 22-watt combo packed with both 6L6 and 6V6 tubes.
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NAMM '18 - Genzler BA12-3 SLT Demos

February 15, 2018
A powerful and unique bass-speaker array joins the family of ultra-reasonably priced amps.
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NAMM '18 - Laney Mini-Laney Demo

February 13, 2018
The British amp builders show off a compact, battery-powered stereo amp that could make your practice time way more fun.
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NAMM '18 - Blackstar Unity Bass Series

February 6, 2018
After years of requests, the British amp builders release a line of power-packed bass combos.
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NAMM '18 - Fender Hot Rod IV Amp Series: DeVille 212, Blues Junior & Pro Junior Demos

February 1, 2018
Get a taste of three of the updated tube combos that all street for under $1k.
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NAMM '18 - Fishman Loudbox Mini Charge

January 28, 2018
Greg Koch demos the 60-watt Loudbox Mini Charge, an acoustic-instrument amp that’s ready for club gigs or 12 hours of busking without plugging in.
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Nu-X Unveils the Mighty Lite BT

January 19, 2018
NUX Mighty Lite BT is a new standard for the mini class amplifiers.
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Nolatone Club Master Review

January 18, 2018
Paul Sanders’ compact and excellent pedal platform delivers much more than mere headroom. It also sounds awesome, all by itself.
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Quick Hit: Vox Adio Air BS

January 7, 2018
A compact and suave bass amp with a Vox full of useful goods inside.
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Trash or Treasure: Johnson Marquis JM120 Stereo

December 15, 2017
An innovative but short-lived modeling amp that brought tube tone to guitarists leery of digital circuitry.
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