Louis Electric Gattone reviews

Guitar & Bass January-26

New Jersey’s Louis Rosano constructs, tests and fine-tunes every Louis Electric amp. Huw Price tries out his tribute to Danny Gatton. In Ralph Heibutzki’s Danny Gatton biography, he quotes Robbie Weaver, saying Gatton “had more amps than the law allowed.” Over his career, Gatton played tweed Bandmasters, Bassmans and Twins, before More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Dr Z Z-Lux review

The Z-Lux promises to be a handwired, stripped down, souped up version of a classic. Huw Price flies with the eagles… Mike Zaite is no newcomer to the high-end amp market. He started working on valve amps when More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, January 11th, 2016

Peavey Classic 20MH & ValveKing 20MH review

Peavey has joined the lunchbox frenzy with mini versions of some of its best-known heads. Richard Purvis tries two for size. Some people are so whiny. They complain about the bad weather, they complain about their More...

Guitar & Bass January-1
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, January 4th, 2016

Vox AC10 C1 review

The AC10 is arguably the least appreciated of the classic Vox amps, but it’s back as the AC10 C1. Huw Price checks it out… Starting in 1959, the AC10 was shipped in various forms. The early `TV front’ More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, December 21st, 2015

Gear Of The Year 2015 – Best Amplifier over £1000

There can be little doubt that we’re in the midst of a golden age of guitar amplification design. Barely a week goes by without another beautiful – and often wallet-busting – high-end valve amplifier being More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Gear Of The Year 2015 – Best Amplifiers Under £1000

Though it’s easy to be seduced by the sumptuous tone machines on the opposite page, the fact is, you don’t have to spend a fortune to sound very good indeed, especially with judicious use of stompboxes. And More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Radial Headload review

A guitarist’s ‘Swiss army knife’ with switchable attenuation, EQ-able direct cab-sim outputs and more. Huw Price gets loaded The Headload is many things, but first and foremost it’s an attenuator. More...

Guitar & Bass November-50
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, November 20th, 2015

Marshall Astoria Classic: AST1H head & AST1C combo review

Marshall’s new Astoria series sees the company combine vintage and modern features in an attempt to take a slice out of the boutique market. Huw Price gives the Classic model a spin… What actually constitutes More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Letters from America: Port City Merino – 10-Watt 1×12” combo

In his latest look at the best gear across the pond, Dave Hunter runs the rule over a beautiful little hand-crafted combo Since they’re based in Asheville, North Carolina, on the edge of the Smoky Mountains, More...

Guitar & Bass October-3
By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Jackson Ampworks The McFly review

Jackson Ampworks’ The McFly brings vintage Fender circuits into the present with some modern twists. Huw Price blasts off… Jackson Ampworks is a small boutique amplifier company based in Fort Worth, Texas. More...