Blackstar ID:Core 10 V2 10W Combo Amp

Blackstar ID:Core 10 V2 10W Digital Stereo Guitar Combo Amp BlackA 2x5W ultra compact digital modeling guitar amplifier, the ID:Core 10 V2 features unique Super Wide Stereo technology, providing a truly in-depth sound experience.

The Blackstar ID:Core 10 V2 is a 2x5W ultra-compact digital modeling guitar amplifier that features Blackstar’s unique Super Wide Stereo technology, which is intended to give you a more immersive sound experience. The amplifier features six different channels: Clean Warm, Clean Bright, Crunch, Super Crunch, OD 1, and OD 2. There are also 12 vintage-style studio-quality effects which include four modulation effects, four delays, and four reverb effects. Continue reading “Blackstar ID:Core 10 V2 10W Combo Amp”

What is the Best Rock Guitar Combo Amplifier?

best rock guitar combo amplifierNeed a high gain combo amp? From Marshall to Peavey, this is a great starting point for the Rock guitarist looking for a combo amp.

The combo amp is pretty standard equipment for guitarists of every music genre and skill level. Their compact and rugged design, and often reasonable purchase price, are sure to keep the combo amps going strong well into the future. So, what’s the best Rock guitar combo amplifier? Well, in this post, we’ll concentrate on combo amps that were designed to play Rock and Heavy Rock. Of course, we want the clean sounds to be clear and lush. But the gain, crunch, and distortion are going to be very important elements to this discussion, because of their emphasis in this style of music.

The music in this genre also often switches from a clean tone to a heavy distortion and then back again. Further, this happens sometimes several times in a single song, and at a moment’s notice. This means that we are probably going to be looking for a two-channel amp (one clean, one distorted), preferably with the ability to switch channels using a footswitch. So, these will all be tube amps, because most people would probably agree that tubes sound better than solid-state, even in a modern Rock context.
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What are the Best Guitar Combo Amps for the Blues?

combo amps for the bluesFor the small stage, recording studio, and the bedroom, here's a list of the best combo amps and partners for the Blues guitarist.

Eric Clapton, B.B.King, Buddy Guy, and Muddy Waters all got plenty of miles out of their combo amps. This list of great combo amps for the Blues is just scratching the surface. The combo amp is the perfect partner for the blues guitarist, especially since they are most often easy to transport. Combo amps are usually lower wattage which means that you can drive them harder without turning your neighbors into enemies. Continue reading “What are the Best Guitar Combo Amps for the Blues?”