I revisit the 100 watt Catalyst Amp after several months of getting acquainted with it. Want to see a more technical/objective review to familiarize yourself with the Catalyst? Check out my piece for Ultimate-Guitar where we dig into some of the specs. As some of you may have noticed that I’ve settled into a nicerContinue reading “The Line 6 Catalyst Is Kinda A Game Changer For Me”
Category Archives: Amplifier Review
Ranking Every Pedal We Reviewed in 2021
2021 was a year of many firsts for me, none of which were more dramatic however than my headfirst dive into the world of pedal demos and reviews! Image courtesy of Teemu Suomala I did not think that pedal reviews would make up the majority of my website’s content this year, yet here we are.Continue reading “Ranking Every Pedal We Reviewed in 2021”
Walrus Audio Mako Series ACS-1 Amp and Cab Sim Review: A Cleaner Dream Come True?
With superb cleans, increased functionality, and stereo sounds will the Walrus Audio ACS-1 be my ideal pedal platform? Cost & Overview: $399 from WalrusAudio.com, Sweetwater, Amazon.com, or Reverb.com (some affiliate links) With my month long trip to Chicago underway, I’ve had to fully commit to going without my Vox AC15. One of the pedals IContinue reading “Walrus Audio Mako Series ACS-1 Amp and Cab Sim Review: A Cleaner Dream Come True?”
Strymon Iridium Amp and Cab Sim Review: Is This A Dream Come True?
I think I finally found the amp in a box solution I’ve been looking for. Overview & Cost: $399.00 from Sweetwater, Strymon.net, Amazon.com, and Reverb.com (some affiliate links). I’ve long been a hold out when it comes to making the switch from tube amplifiers to amp and cab sims and modelers. While the Line6 PodContinue reading “Strymon Iridium Amp and Cab Sim Review: Is This A Dream Come True?”
Supro Delta King 10 Amp Review: Is It A Great Pedal Platform?
How will this 5 watt tube amp stack up to the needs of an apartment player who mainly records and jams at lower volumes? Overview & Cost: $549.00 Grab your own from Sweetwater, Supro.com, Reverb.com, and Amazon.com (Some Affiliate Links) Supro’s Delta King 10 has been on my mind since it was announced during theContinue reading “Supro Delta King 10 Amp Review: Is It A Great Pedal Platform?”
Fender Mustang Micro Headphone Amp Review
As a proud owner and user of the Mustang V1 15 watt combo, will this little guy win me over? Overview & Cost: $99.99 from Fender.com and Reverb.com! (Some affiliate links) I really thought this was going to be a gimmick. I really thought it would be another low quality headphone amp, holy grail “practiceContinue reading “Fender Mustang Micro Headphone Amp Review”
Orange Amplification Acoustic Pedal Review and Intro
Just released today, Orange steps into the world of acoustic pedal board amps! Overview & Cost: $169.00 from Reverb.com, learn more at Orangeamps.com Orange Amps are one of the most beloved amplifier companies in the world, and for good reason. Whether it is tube amp stacks, solid state practice amps, or hybrid creations like theContinue reading “Orange Amplification Acoustic Pedal Review and Intro”
Line 6 Pod Go Review: Are Modeling Amps Really Worth It?
My first attempt at understanding and using a digital amp modeler went a lot better than I could have expected. Overview & Cost: $479.99 from Sweetwater, Line6.com, Reverb.com, and Amazon.com (some affiliate links) As a staunch lover of warm tube amplifiers, I have always been skeptical of these digital amp modelers. It didn’t matter ifContinue reading “Line 6 Pod Go Review: Are Modeling Amps Really Worth It?”
Orange Terror Stamp Pedalboard Amplifer Review
How will this Micro Terror in a box fit on my pedalboard and will it simply my home recording setup? Overview & Cost: $199.00 from Amazon.com or Reverb.com The Orange Terror Stamp was unveiled at Winter NAMM 2020 and while it took awhile to get one, it has not disappointed at all. This is aContinue reading “Orange Terror Stamp Pedalboard Amplifer Review”
Harmony 8418 Combo Amp Review
Cost: $399.00 new from Reverb.com! Huge thanks to Ben from BandLab Technologies for loaning me this awesome combo amp! How it Works and Final Score: 8.5 Harmony’s recently released 8418 combo amp was one of my most anticipated amps of 2019. I’ve been dying to try it since I first saw it was available forContinue reading “Harmony 8418 Combo Amp Review”