Darkglass Microtubes 500 Amp review

The Finnish tonehounds return with a compact amp and bucketloads of drive

Darkglass Microtubes 500 Amp
(Image: © Darkglass)

Guitar World Verdict

A respectable new contender on the amp/speaker playing field.


  • +

    Great sounding, high-end amp and cabinet, with a sophisticated overdrive-channel option


  • -

    Controls a bit difficult to navigate due to crunched layout design

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If you’re like me, you probably associate Finland-based Darkglass with bass effect pedals, and since the company’s founding in 2009, that’s pretty much been its focus.

I discovered Darkglass products at the winter NAMM show a few years back, and the quality and layout of the pedals continue to impress me. Since then, I’ve a noticed an increasing number of pedalboards that include at least one Darkglass creation.

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