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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02.14.2017

Upgrading the Varsity Reverb and Lyric Combo

How do you upgrade two amps that are already among the best in the world? Check out the latest from our Traditional Collection’s Varsity Reverb, and the Studio Collection’s Lyric. As always, both are handmade with all American parts and true point-to-point wiring. And now foot-switch compatible, so you can control the negative feedback feature […]

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02.04.2017

Editor’s Pick: Guitar Player Chooses the Super 59 MK II

“The Super Fifty-Nine MK II is a tremendous amplifier.” So says Guitar Player magazine, who put it through its paces for their December issue. We’re pleased that Guitar Player got out of this elegant amp what we put into it — craftmanship that’s “solid, tidy and meticulous.” The article goes on to say the MK […]

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02.04.2017

Magnatone History

We are thrilled to announce that Magnatone is featured in the illustrious Music Trades Magazine. Read about our history and learn the story of our rebirth. This is quite an honor for us! Read the text of the article via this PDF

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01.19.2017

WE’RE PROUD TO WELCOME RICKY TILLO TO THE MAGNATONE FAMILY

Ricky Tillo is quickly becoming a regular on stage supporting the most high-energy artists out there today. He uses a Magnatone Twilighter to bring his tone to life — a unique sound influenced by players past and present. Ricky himself will credit artists from Hendrix, Slash, Clapton, Prince, and Santana, to Wes Montgomery and Daft […]

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01.19.2017

Don’t Miss Billy Gibbons Mardi Gras at NAMM

Billy asked us to realize his vision for a Mardi Gras Magnatone. So we did. And just as no other amp sounds like a Magnatone , no other amp looks like Billy’s. There are only four of these Super 59’s in the world, with his custom cosmetics — Mardi Gras Purple, Green and Gold. If […]

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