Blackstar Artisan 30 Hand Wired 30W Combo Amp in good condition. Tolex is a bit worn around the edges. Finger-jointed Birch box. This is a thoroughly hand-wired amp with a turret-board construction, same as a vintage Marshall or Hiwatt. One channel is built around an EF86 preamp tube with a 5-way bass shape switch, the other channel […]
SPRING SALE!!! THE ULTIMATE HIGH GAIN AMPS COLLECTION!!! SPRING SALE!!! Grab this amazing pack!!! The best high gain tones in one pack!!! VIDEO DEMOS DIEZEL VH 4 ENGL FIREBALL PEAVEY 5150 PEAVEY 6505 MESA BOOGIE DR MESA BOOGIE TR ORANGE TH 30 RANDALL SOLDANO MESA TRIPLE CROWN MARSHALL PLEXI FRIEDMAN & MESA MARK V25 MARSHALL […]
When did you first become interested in music and who were your influences ? I was brought up in a musical family. My grandfather played violin in local band The Rascals during the 1920s, 30s and 40s. They played around the dance halls in County Durham and Newcastle, including regular gigs at the tea and […]
The song my group has chosen for our Soundalike recording is “Rhiannon” by Fleetwood Mac. It was originally released in 1975 on their self-titled album, known as the “White Album” under the genres Rock & Pop. Rhiannon is in A Minor and sits around 129bpm. It’s arranged in the form of a typical soft rock […]
Once again after months of research, here are four distinct boutique amps. Grab them today!!! THE AMPS: Marshall JCM 800 Hiwatt DR 103 Roland JC 120 Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier Video demo here
Did you know … The first humbucking coil was invented by Electro-Voice in 1934, but it wasn’t until the 1950s that a humbucking pickup was created for use in guitars.
Just announced, Dearly Beloved, Prince is coming to MoPOP
Los madrileños The Blackjaw están de celebración. Este año llegarán a la década de existencia desde que echaron a andar. Diez años en los que a base de mucho esfuerzo han conseguido posicionarse como una de las bandas de referencia del punk rock dentro de nuestro underground. 2019 será un curso muy especial y lleno […]
For me it’s far easier to talk about gear than my actual songwriting, which I plan to do. But for now let’s wax lyrical. I have a range of amps to choose from for this album. A Vox Night Train 50H, a Hiwatt Hi Gain 50, A Valvetone Drifter 44 (Fender style amp) and an […]
So a little change of plan. No longer intending to do an EP then album, because I’ve decided to take the best tracks and combine to a single album. Of the 33 tracks written I’ve selected 11. Runtime is around 52 minutes. So the decided on tracks are: Beigeish Solid Body Summer Hare Satin Brick […]
On this weekend’s anniversary of “the day the music died,” West Michigan’s rockabilly queen will fire up Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo with influential, vintage rock gems from Buddy Holly and The Big Bopper. Read about the upcoming show, check out some classic videos.
This week’s concert docket also features The Crane Wives, Josh Powell, Max Lockwood, Ty Zhang, Dan Rickabus, Mike Stud, How to Live Together, Bermudas and a pair of special tribute shows. Plus, win tickets to see Lindsay Beaver and Hank Mowery at Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill.
A selection of vintage tubes If the transformers are the heart of your amp and the preamp is the brain, then the soul must be the tubes. But the thing is, there are so many tubes available, how can we discern the differences? This schematic representation shows the basic structure of a tube. So what […]
Published Sep 24, 2015 by Jamie Wolfert The word “preamp” can meet a lot of different things, depending on the context. Audio engineers tend to think of a preamp as a device for powering a microphone and/or amplifying its signal prior to recording, while audiophiles think of a preamp as the thing that comes before […]