- Guitar amplification
Tech 21 Hot-Rod Plexi Review - Stack Attack
Although most amp modeling is digital, Tech 21 has always created its amp emulations using analog circuitry. The Hot-Rod Plexi pedal ($179) is the latest example. It’s an effects processor that’s des…
Exclusive Line 6 AMPLIFI 150 Review - The Blue-Toothed Combo
Line 6 enters the Bluetooth era with the new AMPLIFI series, which combines multimedia speakers and a modeling combo in a single box.
Line 6 POD HD500X Review - Are you POD-to-date?
The final exam of the music course I took at the Audiofanzine academy, read as follows: "With a theorem-article of at least 10,000 characters, resolve the equation LINE 6 POD HD500X where X = (new fo…
Roland Cube Lite Review - Coffee Table Amp
In order to counter the successful Yamaha THR10 and THR5 "coffee table amps," Roland announced the launch of the Cube Lite during the last NAMM, which extends the well-known Cube series.
Orange OR15 Review - With a Strong Fruit Flavor
Every day that goes by it is more obvious that the famous Orange Tiny Terror turned the guitar amplification market upside down. It started a trend (a very positive one, if you ask me) for affordable…
Orange Jim Root Terror #4 Review - Orange and Black
It might seem incredible but, up to this day, Orange had never offered a signature amp. But now the Jim Root #4 has changed things for good! So it's time for us to put the focus on this small black a…
Koch TwinTone III Review - Koch Is In The House!
There are brands of guitar amps we see quite often in stores but we rarely try out. Any reason is good enough to skip such amps: no time, fear of the unknown, or simply no interest in testing new thi…
EVH 5150III Review - Eddy Van Houten?
When Fender launched a new amplifier featuring a new "EVH" logo and the traditional "F" next to the 5150 III logo, questions were certain to rise. Rumors said this new monster is made for metal. Ther…
Fender Super Champ X2 Review - The War of the Worlds
In the world of guitar amps, war is raging. The transistor forces from the digital world are fighting the tubes army. Turning itself into a peace dove, Fender tries to put an end to this war by intro…
Orange OR50H Review - Back To The Future!
The OR50H is not a new product. It belongs to the "Pics Only" series launched in 1972. It's a legend in amplification history and its "so British" sound had a great impact in the destiny of the manuf…