February 2019

Combo

ARTICLES

Phil Jones Releases the Micro 7

February 15, 2019
A single-channel, 50-watt bass combo with a 7” driver and 3” tweeter.
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NAMM '19 - Blackstar JJN20, HT20, & Super Fly Demos with Jared James Nichols

January 27, 2019
Blues-rock badass Jared James Nichols wails through his impressively versatile—and loud—new signature head and cab.
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NAMM '19 - Vox Amplification VX50GTV & VX15 GT Demos

January 27, 2019
The venerated U.K. amp brand saves backs and wallets with two incredibly light modeling combos.
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NAMM '19 - Fender '62 Princeton Amp Chris Stapleton Edition 2019 & Bassbreaker 30R Demos

January 25, 2019
Watch an in-depth demo of country superstar Chris Stapleton's signature '62 Princeton along with a new Bassbreaker model.
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Vox Unveils the VX50 GTV and VX15 GT

January 15, 2019
Included in these new VX amplifiers is a life-like recreation of the classic AC30, as well as a variety of boutique amp models.
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Peavey Unveils the MAX Bass Amp Series

December 14, 2018
One of Peavey’s features in the MAX series is the angled baffle, which allows players to direct the sound at their ears and not at their feet.
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Tone King Sky King Review

December 4, 2018
A shape-shifting evolution of Mark Bartel’s original design dishes scads of tone and performance possibilities.
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Boss Unveils the Nextone Artist and Nextone Stage Amps

November 15, 2018
Both amps feature Tube Logic technology, multiple channels, and selectable power amp configurations.
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ZT Custom Shop Lee Ranaldo Club Review

October 18, 2018
Small, light, and super-powerful, this solid-state amp is a blank slate that brims with character.
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First Look: Marshall Origin 50C

October 11, 2018
Guitarist John Bohlinger uses a '60s Strat, '50s goldtop, and a dual-humbucker Kiesel to hear the various tonal flavors residing in the British rock box.
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Orange Amps Introduces the 50th Anniversary White Crush 20

October 5, 2018
The combo will be available finished in a pristine white basket weave vinyl topped with a commemorative Orange Amplification 50th Anniversary plate.
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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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