The desktop guitar amp market is getting crowded, but our top picks from Yamaha, Blackstar, Fender, and more might just be the finest money can buy
Cliff Brown presents his take on the classic single-ended low-power valve combo – offered with or without reverb and tremolo
Vox’s latest amp is perfect for al fresco performance, with mains or battery power and a host of onboard extras for practically endless fun and inspiration
In collaboration with Rabea Massaad, this compact guitar amp from Victory combines versatile high-gain overdrive with world-class cabinet simulations. Stand back!
Classic Fender style and tone from one of the all-time great guitar amp circuits revisited and refined in a more contemporary, portable package
Blackstar’s upgraded entry-level practice amp delivers great tone and features – plus, it's a serious steal at this price
British bass company Ashdown presents the Guitar Magnifier series, with proper tube tone at tempting prices
This lunchbox-style amp offers boutique valve tone at a budget price. But can it really sound any good?
Revv’s high-gain amp head comes loaded with Two Notes Torpedo, making it perfect for stage and studio
Juketone’s latest head is inspired by the original lunchbox revolution. But how tasty are the contents?
This combo from Rajani is a modern take on classic tone, comfortably familiar and with its origins in North London
The latest amp from legendary British amp builder Dennis Cornell packs quite a punch in a small package
Blackstar’s next-gen digital range has arrived and provides more proof that digital is the new black. We plug in…
Kemper combines its Profiler head preamp and Remote foot controller for a pro-standard, roadworthy floorboard
The German amp brand hits the floor with its latest amp, which combines digital control of analogue solid-state. A new benchmark? We plug in to find out…
Victory takes on USA boutique tone with a world-class EL84-powered head that’s compact and ready to take on any gig
Fender’s latest amp releases put a different spin on digital modelling in very familiar-looking packages. But are the Tone Masters better than the real thing?