Honeyboy 30

When it comes to Bandmaster-style amps, it’s true what they say: good things really do come in threes. Huw Price gets a taste of Honeyboy’s unique new take on the classic Fender circuit… Honeyboy is a relatively new custom-amp manufacturer based just outside Glasgow. Wherever possible, owner Andy Smith does everything in-house, from populating More...

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By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Marshall Origin 20C – Origin Of Species

A player-friendly update on the amps that made Marshall great, the Origin series aims to prove that vintage can be modern. Richard Purvis puts the 20-watt combo under the microscope… Look at the comments below More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Rift Amplification Hawker

Having forged a fine reputation building replicas of the classics, Rift is moving into the boutique market with an original design based on the best of British. Huw Price takes the Hawker for a test flight… For More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Fractal Audio systems Axe-Fx III

The high-end digital modelling phenomenon returns with a third iteration that promises significant upgrades both inside and out. Darran Charles plugs in… The Fractal’s rackmount form factor returns, making More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Two Notes Torpedo Captor

The Torpedo Captor is a multi-function tool for direct recording, cabinet simulation and attenuation. Huw Price discovers cheap doesn’t necessarily mean DSP chips… French company Two Notes is best known More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Universal Audio OX Amp Top Box

Universal Audio’s OX promises to be the answer to all of your attenuation, cabinet emulation and recording needs. Will you ever need to mic up your amplifier again? Huw Price finds out… The roots of Universal More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Rift Amps Tweed Vee

Fender’s V-Front cab was so complex to construct that it outsourced production before simplifying the design and bringing cabinet building in-house. Huw Price explores the angles of a daring replica… Fender’s More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Lazy J J10LC

Many discerning pro and amateur players consider Jesse Hoff’s amplifiers to be among the finest on the planet. Huw Price meets a new model that might be the best Lazy J yet… Awhile ago, a Lazy J customer More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Blackstar 10th Anniversary Artisan 10 AE

Northampton’s finest celebrates a decade in the game with an affordable combo inspired by the class of 2008. Chris Vinnicombe turns down the volume… Last year saw Blackstar Amplification celebrate 10 years More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Orange Rocker 15 Terror & Brent Hinds Terror

12 years on, Orange’s game-changing Tiny Terror continues to bear juicy fruit with this promising pair of compact heads. Richard Purvis finds out if Tiny is still beautiful. Unless this magazine has a crop More...