Street Price: $189 Overview Orange really revolutionized the amplifier market with its original Orange Tiny Terror series of "lunchbox" style guitar amps. Typically about the size of a lunchbox, simple controls, lower power, "lunchbox" amps are great bang for the buck as far as portability, tone, and power. Every manufacturer has a "lunchbox" amp now. ... Continue Reading →
In addition to guitar, I love comedy too. Every now and then I try my hand at memes. Here are some of the ones I've made. Anyways, be sure to follow my social media's to catch these puppies fresh out of the oven when they pop in my mind. Cheers, Chuck Support This Blog Each... Continue Reading →
This week in the blog, I take a realistic exploration of how many watts I think you really need for your guitar amps.
The market has been flush with 5-6 watt tube amps in recent years. This seems to hit the sweet spot as far as playing at home, small rehearsals, or even gigging (if you're mic'ing the amp). I own more than several at the moment, and have previously owned a few more. So hopefully, this quick... Continue Reading →
So you're in your first band and playing your first gigs, what should you upgrade first on a limited budget?
I'll admit it, I spend all my spare time perusing gear on eBay. ALL THE TIME. As much as I'd love to jump on every deal I come across, my bank account just won't allow it. So I'm going to try this as a cure of my G.A.S: alert YOU of the deals that are... Continue Reading →
I know, I know, punk rock (however you want to define it) is seldomly associated with guitar virtuosity, great tones, or even talent in general. Some of the "biggest" punk albums of all time really are a bit rough sounding by today's production standards. Hell, half the time you'd be lucky if the guitars were... Continue Reading →