Tag archive for ‘Reviews’
Supro review
By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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Supro 1648RT Saturn Reverb & 1650RT Royal Reverb review

Although Supro amps may be more evocative for our American cousins, we can all appreciate retro chic. Huw Price gets the blues… Every amp company from back in the day seems to have some sort of claim to More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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American Beauties: Magnatone, Bad Cat, Swart Amp Reviews

They’re all hand-made with high-quality components, custom transformers and finger-jointed cabinets, but that’s where the similarities end. Huw Price samples three contrasting slices of boutique American pie…  Although More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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PRS S2 Vela review

Affordable, American and original – is the Vela PRS’s coolest ever electric? Chris Vinnicombe plugs in… Launched in 2013, the S2 project was PRS’s answer to the affordable American-made electric guitar More...

Catalinbread Topanga and Belle Epoch review
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Catalinbread Topanga & Belle Epoch review

Catalinbread attempts to cram a Fender spring reverb and an Echoplex tape echo into stompbox housings. Huw Price feels the ambience… It speaks volumes about electric guitar culture that cutting-edge DSP technology More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Blackstar ID:Core BEAM review

Blackstar’s latest is a 20-watt practice combo and wireless hi-fi speaker in one box. Richard Purvis strums along to thin air… Bluetooth speakers = thousands of ’em! Now that most people seem to be More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Orange Rockerverb 100 MkIII Review

This 100-watt stack recalls an era of roadies and huge flares, but it’s not just about the overdrive sound, as Huw Price discovers… The 100 MkIII sits at the top of the power structure in the third incarnation More...

DigiTech Obscura
By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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Review: DigiTech Obscura Altered Delay pedal

DigiTech’s new delay is an analogue-style tone mangler with digital flexibility. Marcus Leadley gets down and degraded…   If you think digital delay is all about precision cleanliness, think again. More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass Okoume review

This updated take on the Jazz Bass format isn’t flashy, but it’s a worthy, understated, all-rounder. Rick Batey takes it for a spin…     A brown Fender Jazz? Yes – but forget about the Mocha More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Hughes & Kettner TriAmp Mark 3 review – flagship amp tested

H&K claims that this “might just be the most intelligent, versatile tube amplifier the world has ever seen.” Richard Purvis puts it to the test for Guitar & Bass in our world exclusive, first More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Digitech Mosaic & Polara Pedals Review

Why lug that 12-string to the gig for one song? Looking for the ultimate reverb collection? A couple of new pedals from the smart folks at DigiTech might have the answers. Review by Marcus Leadley Details Mosaic:  More...