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NAMM 2016: Orange Amplification Introduce the ‘O’ Edition Headphones

Orange Amplification introduce the ‘O’ Edition Headphones.

Amplifier FAQ: What is the difference between gain, overdrive, and distortion?

This month, Rift Amplification head honcho Chris Fantana explains the difference between gain, overdrive and distortion.

Amplifier FAQ: When should I get my amplifier serviced?

In the latest instalment of his column, Rift Amplification’s Chris Fantana tackles the thorny issue of amp servicing.

“I was as keen to make sure this was a great amp for vocals as much as for guitar”: Jon Gomm on the Blackstar...

Few acoustic players push their gear harder than Jon Gomm. He talks us through the R&D process behind Blackstar's first foray into the world of acoustic amplification.

Demo: Test-driving the new Boss Acoustic Singer Live LT at NAMM 2020

Featuring bi-amplification courtesy of a custom woofer and dome tweeter.

Legendary Marshall and Vox amp designer Steve Grindrod’s lifelong quest to craft the perfect tone

We talk to one of the industry’s most experienced engineers to find out what life was like at the cutting edge of British valve amplification – and what he plans to do next.

Review: Fuchs Audio Technology Blackjack 21 MKII combo

With a reputation for superior tone, no-frills design and a client list that would be the envy of any amplifier manufacturer, Andy Fuchs knows a thing or two about high-end tube amplification. Here’s a model from the Fuchs stable that you don’t need to be rock royalty to afford…

Builder Profile: Stone Deaf

UK company Stone Deaf Effects & Amplification builds innovative stompboxes that have graced the boards of some of the biggest stars in rock. Main man Luke Hilton explains tells the story of the firm’s rapid growth and idiosyncratic designs…

The Servo stompbox subtly saturates your tone

The new pedal from Taurus Amplification isn’t an effects unit per se—it takes your tone and elevates it.

NAMM 2018: Orange launch the Rocker 15 Terror

Orange Amplification have introduced the Rocker 15 Terror, a compact head version of the enormously popular Rocker 15 Combo.