What difference does a power tube make? We put Blackstar’s smart new trio of 10-watt valve combos to the test and set sail on a transatlantic tone cruise…
It’s widely assumed that power-valve pairs have to be identical, but this ingenious design from Steve Carr is changing the conversation. Time to mix and match…
Could a 50-watt valve head with switchable preamps from boutique makers be the cure for ‘too many amps’ syndrome?
Lenny Kravitz is not known as an amp designer, but he helped Supro with this reverbed-up recreation of Jimmy Page’s legendary studio favourite.
The man who was once the ‘Tone King’ has struck out on his own to build no-compromise guitar amps under his own name.
The reborn Supro continues to push its ambitions beyond mere reissues of heritage amps – will these two all-new models convince us that the past has a future?
If you like the idea of a Dumble-style amp with realistic power levels and a forgiving, player-friendly feel, this may be the Two-Rock for you.
Created for blues ace Eric Gales, this hybrid amp promises huge clean tones from a box the size of a sawn-off cereal packet.
If you need a speaker cabinet with a specific look, sound and size, getting one custom made might be more affordable than you’d imagine.
A range of brand-new bass combos introduces the Blackstar name to lovers of low frequencies. We look at the most powerful members of this united front…