05.12.2017

DAVID CROSBY: ON THE ROAD WITH MAGNATONE NOW THROUGH MAY

While David’s taking his Magnatone Varsity Reverb on the road, we’re revising today’s perfect gigging amp with yesterday’s look — it’s back to the vintage brown cosmetics that Magnatone was known for from the early days of Rock and Roll. And just like the original amps that started it all, the Magnatone Varsity Reverb is […]

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04.27.2017

A STAR IS BORN: MAGNATONE JOINS THE CAST IN A CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD REMAKE

A Star is Born is reborn. It’s returning to the big screen. Starring Lady Gaga. Bradley Cooper. And three Magnatone amps: the Stereo Twilighter, The Panoramic, and The Varsity. Even Lukas Nelson stars with his Magnatone Stereo Twilighter alongside Bradley Cooper as a member of his band. Magnatone has already been on the road with […]

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04.27.2017

CMT REMEMBERS SCOTTY MOORE AND MAGNATONE IN “SUN STUDIOS”

Memphis. Sun Records. And the birth of Rock and Roll. This is where it all began: Elvis was the voice, and Scotty Moore was the rhythm behind the revolution. Check out CMT’s hit series, Sun Records, where Scotty Moore backs up Elvis with his hollow body electric and brown Magnatone amp. Check out show times […]

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04.27.2017

Alejandro Escovedo, Peter Buck, and “Burn Something Beautiful”

Alejandro’s latest release, “Burn Something Beautiful,” was produced by REM legend Peter Buck. Peter played on the album as well. Alejandro reports that almost every guitar on the album was plugged into a new Magnatone, tapping into Magnatone’s True Dimensional Sound. So there’s no better Magnatone demo than Alejandro’s latest. Rolling Stone writes that he dedicated […]

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04.03.2017

The Music Zoo

Since 1994, Tommy Colletti’s Music Zoo has been a first choice among musicians in the New York area, as well as a destination for players around the world. At Music Zoo, low prices and knowledgeable staff are legendary, as is selection – they stock guitars, amps, basses, parts and accessories from dozens of major and […]

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03.13.2017

NAMM 2017 Photo Gallery

See photos from the Magnatone booth and NAMM – the home of the tone in Anaheim this past January. Join us next year!

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03.13.2017

Dave Builds Magnatone.

Meet Dave Ryan, who builds by hand the Magnatone amps you see on stage with legendary players from Jeff Beck to Billy Gibbons. He knows Magnatone inside and out.

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03.13.2017

Larry Loves Magnatone.

Meet legendary Neil Young guitar tech Larry Cragg. His famous ears were instrumental in helping us relaunch this important brand. Hear for yourself why he is proud of the amps he helped bring to life — The Magnatone Traditional Series.

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03.13.2017

Obeid Designs Magnatone.

Obeid Kahn is known throughout the industry as an icon of amp engineering and design. Meet one of the main men behind Magnatone’s True Dimensional Sound.

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02.14.2017

Magnatone Panoramic Strikes a Chord in France

French magazine, Guitar Part, tried the Panoramic and found it “touched by grace.” Vinceman writes of the “clarity and crunch” that would make any vintage fan “crazy,” and speaks of the Panoramic’s vibrato as especially exciting. “There’s magic in this amp…the finish is remarkable, and the components are top-notch.” Thank you, Vinceman! Read translated (English) […]

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