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Vox MINI3 G2 Portable Amp

Vox’s new MINI3 is stylish, compact, portable and loaded with gusto

 

Vox Amplification has released the new MINI3 G2 Portable Amp.

 

The compact, versatile amp makes use of Vox’s renowned modeling technology to reproduce 11 different amp sounds ranging from classic Vox British tone to more contemporary nu metal sounds.

 

The MINI3 can be powered by batteries or plugged in with an AC adapter. It also… Read More

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Custom Vox used by Beatles George Harrison and John Lennon to be Auctioned

One-of-a-kind custom made Vox expected to fetch between $200,000-300,000 at auction

 

By Alex Baker

 

A rare custom Vox guitar that was created by Mike Bennett and Dickey Denney will be sold at auction on May 18. The guitar was in the possession of the Beatles in the mid-60s and was used by George Harrison for guitar takes on “Read More

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Shop Spotlight: The Guitar Center, Hollywood: Vox Starstream XII

Guitar Shop TV met recently with our friends at The Guitar Center’s Vintage Room in Hollywood, CA to check out some classic guitars from the Sixties

We were particularly impressed with the V270 Vox Starstream XII, one of Vox’s late sixties hollow-body electric models that features an array of built in battery-powered electronic effects. It was modeled on the thinline semi acoustic models, but without the set neck (it was a bolt-on), and central maple block (it was completely hollow). This made it more akin to guitars such as… Read More

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Gear Profile: The Jimi Hendrix Setup Experience

In the narration for the film Jimi Plays Monterey, John Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas said, “the incredible thing was, you could watch him like a hawk, but you could not figure out how he did it.” It’s true that the innovative guitar god may have taken many of his trade secrets with him to his grave. But one thing we are fortunate to have been left with is a fairly accurate picture of the gear setup he used.

 

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Gear Profile: Vox Amps

There’s a special breed of gear that evokes both great memories as well as great sounds, across generations. VOX amplifiers have been thrilling audiences for decades, and maintain a special place in popular musical history. Over the past fifty years, countless bands ranging from The Rolling Stones, Nickleback, and U2 to Keith Urban, All American Rejects, and Sugarland have… Read More

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