Saturday, May 25, 2019

Amplifiers

Latest News

Friedman’s Mic-No-Mo’ does exactly what it says on the tin

A compact unit slotting in between an amp and cabinet speakers.

Rocktron steps back in time with limited-edition VooDu Valve preamp

A re-release of the brand’s popular digital/tube unit.

Revv’s D20 amplifier blends all-tube tone with Two Notes’ Torpedo modelling

A lunchbox-sized 20-watter capable of organic cleans and leads.

Reviews

Review: daRibeira Salamandra R112TW

If you like the tone of a speaker cabinet that’s free to resonate, or you prefer the look of solid wood to tweed or tolex, this might be just what you’re looking for.

Review: Blackstar HT-20R MkII

Northampton’s finest has overhauled its best-selling range for 2019. Here, our attention turns to a 20-watt combo with a low-power mode that will hit the sweet spot for many players.

Review: Two-Rock Studio Signature head

If the big-bottle and big-iron sound is your thing, but a 100-watt power stage is too much, check out this medium-sized solution from California.

Buyer's Guides

12 best tube amps for electric guitars

Do you absolutely need glowing glass tubes in your rig? Then check out these tube amps that are the best in class for 2019.

Essential Guides

All About… Dick Denney

Dartford in Kent can lay claim to making two lasting and profound contributions to guitar music: The Rolling Stones and Vox amplifiers. We profile the man who helped power the pop…

All About… Speakers

All About… Rectification

DIY Workshop

DIY Workshop: Bell & Howell Filmosound Amp Conversion (Part Three)

We return to our Filmosound projector amplifier-conversion project for a third instalment – and things suddenly take an unexpected twist…