boutique guitar amplifiers News for October 07 2017

PzAmp PLX50 Strato Finger Style – Nohead guitar lesson – Pz Amp Boutique Amp Demo

Amp Settings: normal vol: 4 – bright vol: 4,5 – treble: 6 – middle: 6 – bass: 4,5 – presence 6 – mastervol (on the back) 35%. Sample recorded through an open back …

Boutique Guitar Showcase on Monday, April 24th

Join us at the shop on Monday, April 24th from 3pm-7pm! George Gruhn and the Gruhn Guitars staff cordially invite you to attend The Boutique Guitar Showcase curated by Jamie Gale featuring 50 unique, world class instruments from more than 30 top guitar makers from around the globe. “I visited Jamie’s boutique guitar exhibit at The NAMM Show in January and found it to be one of the most interesting things I saw at the show. The exhibit consisted of boutique acoustic and electric guitars by a variety of makers from around the world with the common thread being handmade high-end creative and interesting instruments with unquestionable artistic appeal featuring very high standards of workmanship. I believe you will enjoy spending time with these instruments and hope you are able to attend this event.” – George Gruhn. A selection of photos of these fine instruments can be found by clicking here.
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New & Used Guitars, Amps and Accessories

Atlanta Vintage Guitars, also known as AVG, is one of Atlanta’s oldest and most respected guitar and equipment stores in America. We specialize in vintage and previously owned guitars, stringed instruments, amps, and equipment of all kinds. We buy, sell, trade, consign and appraise guitars, bass guitars, most stringed instruments, amps and effects pedals. AVG also offers luthier and repair services for most instruments and amp equipment. When you consign your equipment with us, you can trust it is safe and will be marketed not only in our 4000 sq. Walk-in storefront, but on the largest internet sites frequented by musicians most. We safely pack, insure and ship in the continental U.S. and Canada.
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Sacramento Guitar Center Store

Our private lessons in guitar, bass, keyboards, and drums are available in 30 and 60-minute sessions with flexible scheduling, so you can progress at your own pace. Maybe you’d rather be the instrument – in that case, come learn more about our singing lessons. Those are only scratching the surface of the unique services at Guitar Center Lessons in Sacramento, which also include jam sessions, recording lessons, group lessons and more. Want to know what it’s like to be in a band? Ask us about our Rock Show program, which connects you with other musicians at your skill level to get the full experience.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for October 06 2017

BOSS WAZA Amp Head and 4×12 Cab | Review and demo

Hey guys. This is my review and demo of the Boss WAZA Amp and the matching 4×12 cabinet. After releasing boutique versions of some of their most famous …

Max Guitar Store

Amplifiers are one of the key ingredients of your guitar sound. We regularly update our website with the new amplifiers we receive. Combo amplifiers have both the amplifier and the speaker(s) in the same enclosure. Combo amplifiers are often also very convenient for studio use. Because the amplifier is in a different enclosure than the speaker(s), amp heads can be combined with different types of speaker cabinets. Speaker cabinets are meant to be combined with amplifier heads. When buying a new cabinet, make sure the impedance and wattage of the cabinet match your amplifier. Plugging an acoustic guitar into an electric guitar or bass amplifier will often result in disappointment. Acoustic amplifiers however are specially tuned for the frequency range of an acoustic guitar. A proper acoustic amplifier will do your acoustic sound justice. In this category you can find all of our other amplifiers and amplifier related products. An amazing stage and studio tool that emulates all your favorite guitar amps so well, you won’t hear the difference with an actual amp! Check back regularly for our latest products!
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Max Guitar Store

Amplifiers are one of the key ingredients of your guitar sound. We regularly update our website with the new amplifiers we receive. Combo amplifiers have both the amplifier and the speaker(s) in the same enclosure. Combo amplifiers are often also very convenient for studio use. Because the amplifier is in a different enclosure than the speaker(s), amp heads can be combined with different types of speaker cabinets. Speaker cabinets are meant to be combined with amplifier heads. When buying a new cabinet, make sure the impedance and wattage of the cabinet match your amplifier. Plugging an acoustic guitar into an electric guitar or bass amplifier will often result in disappointment. Acoustic amplifiers however are specially tuned for the frequency range of an acoustic guitar. A proper acoustic amplifier will do your acoustic sound justice. In this category you can find all of our other amplifiers and amplifier related products. An amazing stage and studio tool that emulates all your favorite guitar amps so well, you won’t hear the difference with an actual amp! Check back regularly for our latest products!
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Mesa Boogie Hollywood

MESA/Boogie was founded in 1969 and is widely considered original “Boutique” amp builder. So many of the features now considered standard were first introduced by MESA/Boogie®. It’s fair to say that many of the important guitar sounds of the last three decades wouldn’t exist without the revolutionary circuits that made them possible. We’re honored by so many great players who have found their unique sounds using our instruments, the exact same ones available to you. We’re no longer the latest underground boutique darling but we’re still pioneering the frontiers of tone. We’ve barely changed the way we design and build our amplifiers. What changes we have made are based on years of experience and every little thing is calculated for one purpose only: To Handcraft a Better All-Tube Amplifier. Every MESA/Boogie uses the identical top grade materials and assembly techniques and every MESA/Boogie is made in our one location in Petaluma, California. We encourage you to check out what we’ve been up to lately…..
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for October 05 2017

Flightless Engineering – Gentoo Boutique Amplifier Demo

The Gentoo is an all originally designed instrument amplifier that delivers snappy, bright, and clean dynamics. Each Gentoo is hand made in Oklahoma.

Best Guitar Amplifier Brands

These amps deliver pure tone whether its through an amp head or through a cabinet, they can really perform no matter what genre of music you play. People sometimes don’t really know what they want and use other brands of amps. With a Fender you can create your own sound whether you are using pedals or just using the amp and the guitar. Not to mention, the customer service is out of this world! About a month after purchasing the amp Mesa Boogie called to make sure everything was okay and I was enjoying the amp. 6 Orange Amps Even though the Orange Amps were still neither of the Top of of all lists because the Fender and the Marshall are amongst well known amplifiers for its individual claims in both patent and innovated in each technologies, along with a built in pre boost its super versatile and robust. V 8 Comments 12 Line 6 Line 6 have produced some of the best amps with amazing built in effects like the spider IV its an amazing amp I play a spider II and I absolutely love it sounds great for my style just cause most line 6 amps aren’t tube amps doesn’t mean they’re not good amps. I have a 75-watt Spider and it is the best amp ever. When it comes down to it the best amp is the amp sounds good to you and that you feel comfortable playing. Overall still like the amp, but after dropping $200 to repair, after spending $800 on the amp. Best amp distortion ever! The only amp that comes close is my brothers engle fireball. Engl amps are maybe the most underrated amps there are. The ENGL E 642 is the best amp head for guitar that I have ever played!
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Guitar Amplifiers

Fancy yourself a bit of a rock god? If you love the sound of an electric guitar as it screams through the speakers, then it’s about time you invest in a guitar amplifier. Become the next Angus Young or Eddie Vedder when you plug your guitar in and rip into a few notes, all made better by explosive sound courtesy of an amp. Whether you are just starting out in your garage or want to upgrade your current guitar amp, there are a few things you need to look for to ensure you’re getting the best piece of equipment to get your musical message out to your fans! The first thing you will need to ask yourself is whether you should get a combo amp or a head and cabinet. A combo is an all-in-one amplifier, while a head and cabinet are separate, and usually a lot heavier. For small pubs or halls, combo amps at 30-50 watt can deliver the power you need. If you want enough sonic power to fill an open arena, then you’ll need a head and cabinet, which delivers a nice 100-watt head. Another thing to consider is solid state or tube amps. These usually sound louder but you may need to change the tubes occasionally. Opt for an amp with a thickness of at least inches to keep the speaker in place. Don’t forget to look for good corner protectors, as amps can get a bit damaged when moving from gig to gig. Buy high quality guitar amplifiers online on eBay from some of the biggest brands like Marshall, Fender and Vox. For all your guitar needs, including guitar cases, stands and more, there’s only one place to go.
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Top 10 Best Small Combo Guitar Amplifiers 2017

A decent practice amp should be flexible, capable of good tones at low volumes, and small enough to drag around with ease. Lately, even very low wattage amps are benefiting from novel efficient speaker designs, so driving amp sounds are easier than ever to get at this level. While you consider your amp options, you can also check out our cheap guitars for beginners and best guitars under $500 if you want to give your vintage Strat a break at home, too. For practice, noodling, and writing, here’s our list of the top ten best small combo guitar amps. Even more than the ubiquitous guitar designs, when it comes to amps, you’re usually talking about something that is Fender-like or Marshall-like. While Marshall-style amps are generally more compressed and designed to be played wide open, Fender-style amps have more clean headroom and can get shockingly loud before breaking up. Editing presets on amp somewhat confusing – using the software may be required to get the best tones. The Lead channel gives you access to seven amp models, which seem to do best when the gain knob isn’t above halfway. If you have a nice guitar, you’ll get true dynamics with this little tube amp, but you’ll have to supply your own reverb. Find more Laney Amps CUB 10 information and reviews here. Since we’re talking about the best practice amps I’ve opted for the MG15CFX – 15 watts, four channels, and effects. On the other hand, if you need something to gig with, check out our best gigging amps under $1000 here.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for October 04 2017

1 watt Guitar Amp by mpf-sound

MPF-ROOM ONE 1W—————————-! shipments worldwide,—-230VAC or 115VAC contact to WWW.mpf-sound.es – info@mpf-sound.es Cabezal para …

Why buy a boutique guitar?

Most of our customers are well aware of the various brands of boutique guitars available, but we still get occasional questions asking what constitutes a “Boutique guitar” and how its associated price is justified. While most guitarists have long accepted boutique amplifiers into the fold, they often have a hard time letting go of the big name guitar brands such as Fender, Gibson, etc. As a rule of thumb, a boutique guitar company would be one that does not mass produce instruments in large quantities. With boutique guitars you usually end up with higher end appointments, such as hand-wound pickups, real nitrocellulose finishes, custom colors, and more. Many guitar builders, boutique or not, are using the same types of woods and components for their finished product, but it takes more than the raw components to make an excellent instrument. Don’t get us wrong… We’re not attempting to make the point that boutique guitars are definitely better than a name brand guitar, but we certainly know a name brand guitar isn’t better than boutique simply based on the name it carries. What we are saying is that the boutique brands absolutely contain options that should be explored when you are searching for the right guitar. A large part of the consistency of Suhr guitars is due to every guitar going through an electronic plekking machine. Many of the components are handmade for each guitar with the tooling marks left on the metal for a little bit of extra “Mojo” One of our favorite things about Trussarts is the unique “Rust-o-matic” finish which is created using a proprietary process in which the steel body of the guitar is exposed to acids. The popularity of Fano guitars is not just based on the quality of their construction, but how cool these things look! Dennis truly embraces the idea of a guitar playing well and looking good. The checking on some of the guitars we have seen is as though a guitar player was in a cramped basement for band practice and every time he turned to talk to the drummer, he nailed the instrument against a cymbal stand. While his guitars may not be flashy or wildly creative, Bill Nash is determined to ensure that each guitar he makes is going to fit the needs of the player.
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What is “Boutique”?

We’re going to examine the word “Boutique,” as applied to music gear, and consider how the defining criteria may have changed in the past few years. Boutique, as a description and a concept, was originally used in reference to custom-built amplifiers dating back to the ’70s. Dumble and early Mesa/Boogie amps were considered boutique. The boutique amp movement gained momentum in the early ’90s, when such makers as D’az, Trainwreck, Matchless, and Kendrick demonstrated the demand among musicians for these products. The boutique aesthetic soon made its way into the rest of the player’s signal chain, including, most notably, effects devices. Later in the chapter I wrote, “Part of the popularity of boutique may lie in its grassroots, back-to-basics appeal. There is a sense that you have a product of fine craftsmanship made by a real person who’s into what he’s doing, not some faceless corporation cranking them out by the thousands, always with an eye on the bottom line. We want to believe that the boutique pedal we’ve just purchased is a labor of love, made with the finest ingredients. It’s the difference between fresh-baked, homemade Tollhouse cookies and Chips Ahoy.”. The paragraphs above say as much about customer expectations and perceptions as they do about what qualifies an item to be labeled boutique. The delineation of what was and what wasn’t boutique seemed fairly clear at that time, precluding the need for any particular set of standards that would patently identify a product as boutique. A number of programmable digital effects now on the market are considered boutique. At the same time, a couple of pioneering boutique effects brands-namely Fulltone and Z. Vex-are now so widely distributed that they’re available at Guitar Center. These are just a couple of examples that blur the boundaries between boutique and mass-produced effects. It’s not surprising that the understanding and context of what’s boutique seems to have become hazy and less distinct to the average player. What exactly is boutique? Do we need a new definition, or do we need another word? Check with us next time as we get down and dirty with all the details.
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Handcrafted Tube Boutique Guitar Amplification

If you are a player that appreciates the king sized tones of Larry Carlton and Robben Ford then we have the amp for you. To get your taste buds going listen to the sound clips before you go any further you will hear “The Tone” of a great amp. These are short solo clips but give a real idea of what the amp can do. For possibly the first time in the UK a British boutique amp builder has gone in search of the fabled “D” or ‘Dumble’ sound. What started as a one-off custom amp request by Rob Rolph has become a mission to build a production model which holds true to the original’s legendary tone, build quality and durability. The character of the amp and behaviorof the tone controls are all affected significantly by the Rock/Jazz switch. There are various stages of extra boost available from the amp which work in both clean and OD modes, as mentioned earlier there is a Mid-Boost which alters the mid/treble content for a more focused tone, there is also a Pre-Amp-Boost which bypasses the tone stack for an increase in gain. The Master Volume affects both clean and OD sounds and sets the overall amp volume, and unlike many “D” type amps it is positioned post effects loop instead of pre. In some amps of this type it is the Effects Return that ultimately determines the amp’s maximum volume, not here. Please take note that the amp is entirely hand wired using traditional methods employing eyelet boards, common star grounding and point-to-point wiring. All amps are given a 100 hour burn in period on factory valves, to stabilise new components, plus detect any early life component failure, then it’s re-valved and re biased ready for delivery. Every amp is delivered with a 2 year limited warranty against defects or component failure for the original registered owner.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for October 03 2017

Synthrotek “Mean Screamer” Tube Screamer Clone Boutique Guitar Pedal w/ Benson Amps

http://store.synthrotek.com/meanscreamer Thanks to Chris at Benson Amps for helping with this Demo! Synthrotek’s original Tube Screamer Clone Pedal goes …

VOX TB35C1 & TB35C2 Guitar Amplifiers In collaboration with legendary American boutique amp designer Tony Bruno, VOX has taken a trip into new tonal territory with the TB35C1 & TB35C2 guitar amplifiers, featuring an all-tube, Tony Bruno design. Amplifier Features: Circuit designed by boutique amplifier builder Tony Bruno. Vintage American tube voicing All‐tube design Tube reverb High quality spring reverb tank Macho mode with footswitch control Bass Boost Master Volume bypass switch Birch‐ply cabinet construction Celestion G12‐65 speaker(s) Custom made premium transformers 12AX7/ECC83 preamp tubes 12AT7 + 12AX7 reverb tubes 6V6 power tubes 35W RMS Footswitch included High‐quality dust cover includes Preliminary Information – Price & Specifications subject to change – www. Voxamps.com About Tony Bruno: Tony Bruno is a highly respected and sought after boutique amp designer from the USA. Throughout his esteemed career, Tony has hand-built over 1000 amplifiers, some of which are regarded as among the finest sounding amplifiers in the world. Tony Bruno is no stranger to VOX. A Long-time friend of VOX R&D, Tony’s unparalleled knowledge of boutique amplifier design has been called upon many times by VOX, on projects including the 1990s era 6-input Hand-Wired AC30, the VOX Night Train and the Custom Series amplifiers The VOX/Tony Bruno amp story After establishing a strong working relationship with Tony Bruno, VOX decided it was time to embark on a full collaboration and allow Tony to design a circuit that we would put into production – a first for both VOX R&D and for Tony Bruno. Combining Tony’s expertise of both vintage and boutique amplifiers and VOX R&D’s resources and development team, we set sail on the seas of tone, into unchartered waters First, Tony personally built and hand-wired a prototype that met his uncompromising standards. We then unleashed Tony onto the new sample and allowed him to modify and add new features to suit his taste. After many rigorous voicing sessions with Tony, it was agreed we had something that not only shared the same excellent tonal quality of the original unit, but also included features that would otherwise be impossible to create without the use of VOX R&D’s modern development and production resources. These TB35C1 and TB35C2 amplifiers are the result of this uncompromising collaboration between VOX R&D and Tony Bruno. The VOX amp for the player with “Stateside” tastes Despite their British VOX pedigree, the TB35C1 & TB35C2 amplifiers have a decidedly American feel, thanks to Tony’s influence and design. User Friendly Features Tony’s design for the TB35C1 & TB35C2 amplifiers included a number of unique features designed to maximize every tone-tweakers satisfaction, in any playing situation. Master Volume bypass: The addition of a Master Volume control allows the VOX TB35C1 & TB32C2 amps to achieve a full-on sound at different listening levels.
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5 Tube Combo Amps

Long favored by studio players and on-the-go working musicians, small combo amps are seeing ever more use these days by guitarists who have found that 15 or 20 watts of tube power driving a 10″ or 12″ speaker can provide all the soulful SPL needed for a variety of gigs. An obvious advantage of low-watt amps is they can be cranked to levels that deliver a rush of overdriven-tube harmonics without blowing out the room or driving the soundman nuts. If you’re shopping for a new low-watt combo amp you’ve undoubtedly seen how extreme the choices can be, with expensive hand-wired jobs with two knobs competing alongside more affordable models with enough switches and dials to make a 747 pilot feel at ease. Does a new amp that’s based on, say, a tweed Deluxe, really need anything more than Fender equipped it with in 1955? In many circumstances probably not, and a few celebrated boutique makers have proven this by recreating iconic amps practically verbatim. We tested these amps with a variety of guitars that included Fender Strats, Teles, and a Blacktop Jazzmaster, Fernandes S and T models, a Fano Stratosphear, a Gibson Les Paul, a G&L Korina ASAT Junior II, and a PRS SC58. Carr Sportsman. Steve Carr is no stranger to making amps with the occasional extra switch or knob, but his specialty is combos that deliver classic tones with a minimum of fuss. “All Carr amps feature point-to-point construction and premium-grade components, and the Sportsman adds adhesive foam to protect the MOD reverb tank, and a strain relief on the hospital ICU-grade power cord to prevent you from losing or forgetting it. A heavy-duty TMI transformer, 120-watt 12” Eminence Patriot Red White & Blues speaker, and a handcrafted-in-house, yellow pine cabinet with glued dovetail joints, combine to make a hefty 42-pound rig. The true glory of the Sportsman appeared with both Max and Volume up all the way, which yielded the kind of harmonically complex, “Edge of feedback on any note” tone I’ve heard on amps costing up to a grand more. “The highly collectable Watkins Dominator appeared in Great Britain in 1956, possibly inspiring the original Marshall 18-watt combo. With 17 watts pushing two 10” speakers, it served more as a studio amp than a live combo, and is rumored to have been used by Jimmy Page on some classic records of the era. Tested with a humbucker-equipped Fender Blacktop Jazzmaster, as well as Fernandes S- and T-type guitars, I quickly understood why 18-watt amps are so popular with touring pros these days. The latest in VHT’s growing line of Special series amps is the 12/20RT Combo, which adds tube-driven reverb and tremolo. Ever since Fender boosted his twin to 80 watts in 1958, most amp builders have followed Leo’s lead and reserved the 2×12 combo for high-powered fire-breathers.
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Gutiar Amplifiers by Manufacturer

ELECTRO HARMONIX 44 MAGNUM POWER AMP PEDAL. The Electro-Harmonix 44 Magnum guitar amp provides 44W of clean and natural power and also delivers true amplifier overdrive at the turn of a knob. JET CITY AMPLIFICATION PICOVALVE 5W TUBE HEAD. Low-wattage tube guitar amp designed by THD Electronics for sizzling tube tone in a compact, but powerful head. Designed by Andy Marshall and licensed by THD Electronics, Jet City’s PicoValve amp head is a compact, low-wattage tone machine. The amp head features THD’s unique topology, which allows the user to swap the power tube at willuse nearly any octal-based tube without the need to re-bias the amp. Plug your tube amp into the speaker input, and set up your amp tone go ahead and turn it up! Clip in your favorite guitar-recording mic and position it how you prefer. JET CITY AMPLIFICATION JCA50H 50W TUBE HEAD. Lots of distortion in a lightweight 50-watt amp head, great for taking out on the road. Unleashing 50 watts from a pair of 6L6 power tubes and all the features of the JCA100H, the JCA50H 50W tube guitar amp head from Jet City is ideal for gigging musicians who need plenty of stage volume with some nice power amp distortion. BLACKSTAR VENUE SERIES HT CLUB 40 40W TUBE COMBO AMP. Equipped with 2 channels and 4 modes the Blackstar HT Club 40 is an ideal gigging tube amp for club-sized venues. JET CITY AMPLIFICATION JCA5212RC 50W 2X12 TUBE COMBO. The 50W Jet City Amplification JCA5212RC guitar combo amp uses Jet City’s finest amp components to create a beautiful boutique tube combo that is priced within reach of working musicians. While known as the 5150, these amps became the undisputed go-to guitar amps for scores of rock, hardcore and metal bands due to their raw tone, relentless power and road-proven reliability. FRYETTE TWO/FIFTY/TWO G2502S 50W X 2 CLASS A POWER AMP. For 20 years, FRYETTE power amplifiers have set the standard for sound quality, power and rugged reliability. FRYETTE TWO/NINETY/TWO G2902S 90W X 2 POWER AMP. For 20 years, FRYETTE power amplifiers have set the standard for sound quality, power and rugged reliability. Tonally, the Two/Ninety/Two combines the rich upper harmonic detail of a classic EL34 amp with the clarity and lower midrange punch of a 6L6. In Low Power Mode, the Two/Ninety/Two delivers 60 effortless watts per channel into a 4, 8 or 16 ohm load. Using Low Power Mode allows for maximum power amp saturation with a low fan speed setting, ideal for studio recording where silent fan operation is essential. BUDDA SuperDrive 45 Series II Amp Head BUDDA SUPERDRIVE 45 SERIES II AMP HEAD. The Superdrive 45 represents years of research culminating in the design of the ultimate KT66 hi gain amp.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for October 02 2017

PzAmp PLX50 Strato Clean – NoHead guitar lesson Pz Amp Boutique Amp Demo

Amp Settings: normal vol: 4 – bright vol: 4,5 – treble: 6 – middle: 6 – bass: 4,5 – presence 6 – mastervol (on the back) 35%. Sample recorded through an open back …

British Bass Amps

Shops will be wanting to move these amps quickly, but what if it goes wrong? Can you fix it yourself? If so, these amps could be the steal of the century right now. Touting themselves as ‘Classic British Amplification’, Laney have been a player in the UK amp scene for as long as many can remember. The Laney range spans from the ‘Hardcore’ series, featuring 15W practice amp right up to 120W combo amps with all the feature necessary to make a solid gigging amp, through to the ‘Richter’ series of heads, cabs and combos of up to 800W. This equipment is well suited to all styles, the tone being very neutral and versatile- playing a Laney is not like cranking up an SVT, where everyone with any idea about bass will know, but on the other side of the coin, this means that you are not shackled to one particular tone – the perfect workhorse amp for those on a budget. A relatively little known player in the market, German made Hughes and Kettner amps often do not command the respect that I believe they deserve. The BassForce series provides a range of smaller amps for those on a budget or who don’t feel the need to own a stack as big as they are, although a head and cab set up is available. Orange are a founding rock of the British amp scene, having been started back in the 60’s out of the back of a shop in Denmark Street, London. Their amps were immediately revered for the tone that they delivered, and of course, the ‘groovy’ orange Tolex didn’t go amiss in the swinging 60’s Their recent revival is due, in part, to their extensive use by the new wave of guitar bands- Oasis being one of the most visible proponents of their products. Until recently, the range did not contain specific bass amps, rather the design amplifiers meant that they proved to be serviceable alternatives for both guitar bass players. Marshall, although being a manufacturer of both guitar and bass amps, have never seemed to command the same position in the bass amplification market as they do in the 6 string world. The Marshall range begins with the low end BassState equipment- the bass equivalent of their Valve State guitar amps. Now, don’t get me wrong, I play a Marshall JTM60 guitar amp, which I LOVE, but the BassState bass amps just don’t cut it as far as I am concerned. The amps are good, true enough, but others are better. At the end of this very brief overview of manufacturers that we Europeans have at favourable price to the Americans, what is my verdict? Well, I’ve played amps from all of these manufacturers, but the one that got my money was the Ashdown. Choice of the amp many also depend on what bass you personally play.
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Products | Peerless Music

Amps; Cables; Guitars; Pedals; Picks; Strings; Other; Brands; Contact Us; … Cool, Unique & Boutique Gear for Guitar & Bass. Cart 1 item for $ 299.00. MAIN ACE FX …
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Iron Age Guitar Accessories

In Greek myth, the Aegis is the shield of protection. The material holds on to dear life at your fingertips. When you grasp it in your hand, you notice an instant relaxation in your grip. You actually feel like you’re holding something of value. The sound at first strike, while not exactly the roar of a dragon, is night & day to your traditional celluloid pick. Here at Iron Age we know a thing or two about crafting a fine pick that not only looks the part, but is functional. It’s a devout process, but doing it solely by hand is the only way to get a true feel of the pick taking shape. The bevel on the Aegis features a sharp drop-off for a quick attack off the strings. If you’re a fan of the jazz3 shape, or especially our “Spearhead” models, you’ll find this a tad familiar. When compared to a traditional-shaped pick, the Aegis is only 2mm more narrow & 1mm longer. It’s a good size, not too big or small, but definitely pointy. This is the first pick in the Iron Age “Imperial Series” which feature aqua-blue glowing accents & majestic pearl arylics. Definitely a special addition to any serious pick collection. It will be weeks before a 2nd batch is ready, although you will likely see a couple additions to the Imperial Series.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for October 01 2017

Spark : Success Amplified – The Ceriatone Story

Welcome to the world of Shazwan Nik Azam, 37, the managing director of Ceriatone Amplification Sdn Bhd, the purveyor of high-end, hand-wired boutique …

Village Guitar & Amp Co.

Boutique Guitars,Duesenberg,Morgan Amplification,Strymon,vintage. … Guitar Shop. Guitars; Amps; Effects; Accessories; Repair Shop; Videos;
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Green Amps – amp, amps, amplifiers, amplifier, guitar …

Green Amps: tube amplifiers and speaker cabs for guitar and bass.
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Best Guitar Amplifier for College

When you’re going to college, you need an amp that will let you rock out without raising the ire of your roommate or neighbors. Luckily, there are plenty of impressive amps that both sound good at lower volumes and can hang with a band if necessary. We already covered some good beginner amps elsewhere. There are some little amps out there that sound every bit as good as the big expensive amps. Every amp on this list is driven by tubes, as opposed to the solid-state amps on the beginner list. Without going into too much detail here, tube amps are generally considered the superior type of amplification. The difference in sound his hard to explain, but you’ll likely be able to hear it if you ever sit down and compare tube amps to solid-state amps side-by-side. These amps are hand-wired and made in small quantities, yet the price doesn’t reflect that level high level of craftsmanship. The Orange Tiny Terror is renowned for its signature Orange distortion and is the most popular tube amp in Orange’s line. These little 15-watt amps are, according to Fender, the best-selling tube amps in the world. These amps are built in China by Behringer, a well-known sound equipment manufacturer. In conclusion, a good amp for college is an amp that is compact and offers great tone. Students may not even be able to afford these amps. If you’re really hurting for cash, any of these best beginner amps would do the job just as well for a good college amp.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for September 30 2017

Smith Custom Amplifiers New CS-15 Amp

This is a sneak peak of the New CS-15 Guitar Amp that will soon be available. It has the feel and tone of the Mid 50’s Tweed designed amps but with that …

Carl’s Custom Guitars

Unique, quality handcrafted (by Carl) items to fit my fellow working musician’s budgets. 6 String Electric Opening Body Cigar Box Guitars, Speaker Soak Attenuators …
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MLC Mark L Custom Guitar Electronics – Home

Look closely how we we work, how the construction of guitar system, pedalboards, amps, effects etc. is beeing made. … Mark L Custom Guitar Systems.
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Whats is the best sounding guitar amp?

I haven’t tried many amps except for some Mesas. It’s hard say what the best amp without trying it. Many people rely on compressed un-mic’d youtube clips, which is ridiculous. Every amp brand out there has a a unique feel which certain players favour over others. A broader suggestion could be American vs European sounds. It all really comes down to what genre you play, and HOW you play. If you are a sloppy player a Mesa Rectifier is a good choice because they are pretty forgiving, rather than a Engl which is pretty dry and tight, so you need a lot of precision while playing.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for September 29 2017

Jet City JCA100H and JCA2112RC Soldano Designed Guitar Amp Demo Part 1

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Sundown A36 80’s era boutique tube guitar amp $300

Not a lot of info out there on this amp, kind of a rarity from the mid-80’s. Sundown was a company started by Dennis Kager, who worked at ampeg in the early 80’s apparently. He is said to still work on these amps out in Jersey. This is a fixer upper boutique amp that needs to go to a home of somebody who digs interesting amps and is willing/able to fix it up or have somebody else fix it up. I think it’s 36 watts but I can’t tell for sure as the amp is in storage, and info on the web about this amp is pretty sparse. The sound for this amp has generated a lot of hatred and a lot of love. The sound on the dirty channel is really dirty in a really strange way, the lows come out ugly. Speaking of settings it’s got some innovations for the time, a governor – an rml switch – all of these give a certain reining in to the sound that the amp requires – one commenter has even said these settings allow for “Control over the full spectrum of sh*t sound” this amp makes. I personally love dirty sounding amps – and I’m not alone – so that’s a pretty spot-on and cool thing to say about it. The amp really just wants to be loud and nasty all the time. This is a good amp for crunchy very ugly rock and dirty drunken blues and not a good amp nor advisable for use in smooth jazz and playing alongside Michael Bolton while a fan blows your and his mullet ever so gently on stage while you do your awesome clean guitar solo. It’s got two relatively unused Russian-type tube amps in it, and has had a servicing about 5 years ago. At this point who knows, you’ll need to have somebody who knows amps give you the scoop. Just understand that I am selling this amp “As is” and am making no claim to its “Off-the-shelf” functionality. It’s a badass amp though, and I really hate to part with it, it belongs with somebody who will fix it up, plug it in, and turn it up loud – or in a museum.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for September 28 2017

Mad Professor Amp / Demers Guitar – Boutique Tone Demo

http://www.boutiquetone.com Boutique Tone demo of a Mad Professor CS40 amplifier through a Two-Rock 212 speaker cabinet, and a Demers Revolver guitar.

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