21 Jan ·
Tired of same old, same old? Join us as we take a look at the best boutique guitar amps by Friedman, Dumble, Bogner, Diezel, and more!
31 Dec 2022 ·
The Best Amps of 2022 features my 5 favourite new guitar amp releases from the past 12 months. Here are the new models that really stood out in 2022.
14 Nov 2022 ·
The Best Value Tube Guitar Amps takes you through five amps that should be on your radar, each offering something different and all with great tones
25 Aug 2022 ·
Friedman SS100-v2 Steve Stevens Signature 100-watt amp is the new updated head for the Billy Idol guitarist. Adding more dirt and thump
25 Mar 2022 ·
Concerned about the availability of valves? Looking for something lighter and more portable? Here's our list of 10 great Tube Amp Alternatives!
08 Feb 2022 ·
Plugin Alliance releases a new guitar amp plugin based on the boutique drive tones of the Friedman Buxom Betty. And at a fantastic launch price!
10 Jan 2022 ·
You can save a load of cash on these three boutique Friedman, Bogner and Diezel mini amp heads thanks to this latest guitar gear deal from Thomann.
02 Apr 2021 ·
The best FRFR cabinets for your digital rig! These boxes cover all price points, from budget-conscious to audiophile, and everything in between.
19 Nov 2020 ·
Originally unveiled at Winter Namm 2020, the new Friedman Smallbox squeezes its popular amp head of the same name into a compact, pedal-sized enclosure.
25 Sep 2020 ·
What's better than one Friedman Dirty Shirley? How about two? Meet the new Twin Sister, an all-tube amp head and combo, with bags of classic vintage Marshall-style boutique tones.
20 Jan 2020 ·
Friedman has revealed the new Small Box in a pedal, based on the 50-watt amp of the same name format he boutique USA company. This pedal looks like it will be full of classic rock tones.
21 Nov 2019 ·
Boutique pedal companies around the world have released a series of blacked out limited edition models, following on from the huge social media campaign earlier this week. This is so cool.
16 Aug 2019 ·
Thomann has a sweet deal on two Friedman pedals – distortion pedals, to be precise. The Fuzz Fiend and Motor City Drive are powered by beefy 12AX7 tubes. Get them now for less than half the price!
29 Jul 2019 ·
The new Friedman BE 100 Deluxe is finally here - and it's a beast! New additions on this 100-Watt all-tube amp head include the Plexi Clean channel and Thump Knob. Can you tame this tone monster?
09 Jun 2019 ·
The "amp modelling vs tube amp" debate has been heating up of late: Have amp modellers finally won the war? Are tube amps out-dated? Don't write off tube amps just yet, we say...
28 May 2019 ·
Alice In Chains' Jerry Cantrell has worked with Mr Friedman on a 20-Watt version of his signature guitar amp. Could the new Friedman Amplification JJ Junior be the perfect low.power modern amp setup?
14 May 2019 ·
The new Friedman Mic-No-Mo is an all analogue DI box with speaker or speaker emulation. Perfect for making your guitar amp easier to record in a studio environment.
24 Jan 2019 ·
Dave Friedman has a new Jerry Cantrell Signature version 20-watt mini-head called the JJ Jr and it looks and sounds fab. We even found a video to prove it sounds sweet as well!
19 Jan 2019 ·
Friedman Amplification teases a new amp via its Instagram page - we can now confirm this is a new Friedman BE-100 deluxe to be launched during Winter NAMM 2019!
16 Nov 2018 ·
Dave Friedman makes a mean Plexi circuit and his amp brand is among the more desirable out there. But he's also a dab hand at the good ol' drive pedal, of which he's about to release two more...
05 Jan 2018 ·
Dave Friedman has combined some of his most famous amp circuits into one all-singing, all-dancing boutique valve amp head with plenty of options on board for tweaking your tones.
29 Dec 2016 ·
My top three bits of gear released in 2016. Some of them were so great I even went out and bought them myself!
26 Aug 2016 ·
The pedal many of us have been waiting for is finally released and it's priced very keenly indeed for a boutique, effect handmade in the USA...
25 Jul 2016 ·
A renowned amp designer announces a new budget range of ever-popular boutique Marshall inspired amplifiers. Cutting costs and not tone? Lets hope so!