Street Price: $219.99 Overview Vox made a splash a few years ago with the release of it's MV50 series of amps. Touting a new technology they call "Nutube," they are an all-analog 50 watt compact tone machines. I'd say it's the smallest amp head I've ever encountered without being in a pedal format. With a... Continue Reading →
List Price: $147 I'll just start this review by saying this is one of the best pieces of gear I've ever bought. It is safe to say that 95% of my guitar playing since I bought my Mooer Radar has utilized the Mooer Radar. The world of Impulse Responses (IRs) has been growing drastically... Continue Reading →
I keep having more and more fun making these memes, so I'm going to try to keep them coming! Huh? Seriously, wear some hearing protection folks! Thanks, Musician's Friend I had fun with this format. Who else spent hours drooling over Musician's Friend catalogs in the pre-internet days? I would just read it front to... Continue Reading →
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 →