There’s a mind boggling array of guitar practice amps on the market, but do any of them sound good? Check out the first in our new ‘Tone Check’ video series focused on comparing guitar gear. First up we’re taking a look at 3 leading practice
Carmen Vandenberg has secured her first signature model amplifier with Blackstar, the CV30, a 2 channel, 1 x 12″ combo valve amp. Vandeberg’s bold and brash riffs in Bones UK vary from a more traditional driven blues tone to crazed industrial distortion, relying heavily on
Blackstar amplification have just released the third reiteration of their best-selling amp series, the ID:CORE V3 and we were lucky enough to have a play. The ID:CORE V3 series consists of small format, digital amplifiers with an array of tones and effects using a very
Innovative guitar amp company Blackstar have set a new benchmark in compact, acoustic guitar amplification with the new Acoustic: Core 30. Thanks to its advanced sonics, easy-to-use layout and stacks of professional features. The Acoustic: Core’s design is based on Blackstar’s world-renowned ID: Core digital
While the world is on pause for live shows, we’re sitting comfortably at home left to our own devices. Thankfully, Blackstar has such devices including the ID: Core B.E.A.M to keep us entertained and inspired. Consider the B.E.A.M to be a central hub to amplify
UK Guitar Amp Gurus Blackstar have just announced the ‘Unity Elite’ line of bass amps. A 700-watt head combined with the range of 3 cabinets brings the Blackstar bass offering into the gigging realm. Forward-thinking features and clean aesthetics instantly make you take this line
Blackstar have released a new MIDI/USB Foot controller and it’s unexpectedly awesome. Foot controllers aren’t something musicians get excited about often but this one manages to get a lot of things right (including the sub $300 AUD price) and it genuinely fills a niche in
Until May 31, Mannys, ESP Australia and Blackstar Amplification Australia are offering a FREE Blackstar Super Fly mini-amp and an ESP tshirt with any 2020 LTD model guitar purchase. Redeem your freebies via the embedded form below. Offer ends May 31, 2020 or while stocks
In this, the 3rd and final part of our Blackstar Tone Series Steve uses the handy USB out of the UNITY 250 and lays down a quick slap line on the ‘Modern’ channel using the Spector Euro 5 LT bass guitar.
Here’s the second instalment of our Blackstar Unity ‘Tone Series’ using the ‘Classic’ channel on the Unity 30 bass amp. This channel strives to reproduce more of a vintage EQ with a valve-like growl.