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Joyo Audio Launches the Bantamp FireBrand

June 25, 2019
A 20-watt lunchbox amp that features Bluetooth connectivity.
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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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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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Tone King Releases the Imperial Mark II Head

June 7, 2019
A 20-watt head that aims to hit vintage American-style tones.
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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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Vanflet Announces the Station1 Guitar Amp

May 10, 2019
A wicked small amp centered around a ECC81 preamp tube.
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Revv Amps Unveils the D20

May 6, 2019
A lunchbox-sized tube amp that features a Two Notes Torpedo.
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Signal to Noise: The Sonic Legacy of Tube Amplification

April 23, 2019
Had electric guitar music emerged from transistors, would we even recognize it today?
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Tone Tips: Keep It Quiet, Part 2

February 15, 2019
Solid advice to search and destroy those unwanted noises coming from amps, pedalboards, and wireless units.
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Mesa/Boogie Unveils the California Tweed Series 6V6 4:40

February 1, 2019
The all-tube California Tweed is powered by four 6V6 power tubes and its preamp features five 12AX7 and one 12AT7 preamp tubes.
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Balthazar Film Noir 50 Review

February 1, 2019
Shine on, you crazy Selmer clone!
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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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Victory Amps Releases the V140 Super Duchess

January 27, 2019
A 100-watt, single-channel, all-tube guitar amplifier with tube-driven spring reverb and tremolo.
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NAMM '19 - Revv D20 & G4 Demos

January 26, 2019
Watch a demo of the company's studio-focused lunchbox amp and latest hi-gain stomp.
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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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NAMM '19 - Marshall Studio Classic (JCM800 2203) and Studio Vintage (JMP 1959SLP) Demos

January 25, 2019
Two vaunted amp heads—the Super Lead and the JCM800—get distilled into impressive-sounding 20-watt incarnations with a smaller footprint, power scaling, and DI outputs.
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BC Audio Bel Air 40 Review

January 15, 2019
A stellar 6V6 combo with inspiring, innovative options.
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Signal to Noise: The Brown Sound

January 11, 2019
How did EVH achieve his signature tone?
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Signal to Noise: Demystifying the Tube Rectifier

December 16, 2018
Exactly how does this glowing bottle affect your tone?
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