“We’ve always been about less-is-more”: Michael Swart’s amps are retro-modern works of art

The amp maker has earned a reputation for creating hand-made guitar amplifiers of style and substance. Find out more about the origins of the brand from the man himself.

Swart Antares Review

This boutique maker claims its new amp combines the best of its other amps in a package that’s also totally unique. Confused? We find out if Swart can keep it sweet…

Swart Amplifier Co releases the Antares Combo

Swart’s latest release combines its popular Atomic Space Tone and MOD84 amps.

Swart Super Space Tone 30 Amp Head Review

Not for the first time, Huw Price finds himself on a voyage of tone courtesy of North Carolina’s boutique amp guru Michael Swart.

Swart MOD 84 Amplifier Review

Retro Americana is Michael Swart’s stock-in-trade, but could his first production EL84 amp signal the beginning of a quiet revolution at this respected boutique brand?

American Beauties: Magnatone, Bad Cat, Swart Amp Review

They’re all hand-made with high-quality components, custom transformers and finger-jointed cabinets, but that’s where the similarities end. We sample three contrasting slices of boutique American pie…