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The Brent Hinds Interview Process

Back in late 2017 I was tasked with creating an interview video for the, at the time, soon-to-be-released Brent Hinds Terror amp. I’d sit down with Brent, guitarist and co-vocalist for the Grammy-winning metal band Mastodon, and we’d have a chat about the work that went into creating his first signature guitar head. I’ve worked […]

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Orange Amps Impulse Responses Are Here!

***THIS PRESS RELEASE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY CELESTION SPEAKERS*** Introducing our new Orange Cabinet Impulse Responses! We are extremely proud to announce that the latest name in our Backline Heroes range of impulse responses is Orange Amps. Celestion has teamed up with Orange to create an entirely new collection of impulse responses based on seven of Orange’s best-selling cabinets featuring three […]


Orange Clean Tones: The Crisp, the Clean and the Creamy

Compromise. It involves making a decision that you didn’t really want to take, but it seems like there is no other choice. So you take the best available option. Compromising on amplifier design is something we don’t do very well with at Orange. That’s why all our amps are analogue, no digital or modeling. It […]

Tremolo and Vibrato Demystified

Think about the amazing tools we have in our tonal arsenal today. Overdrive, reverb, modulation, and specifically tremolo. Each device adds to the line array of weaponry all delivered through amplifier or pedal. Never have there been so many options available. Of all these different tonal effects accessible to the modern player, non-is so interesting […]


Analog Ambassadors

Some guitarists are purists. Like Orange, they refuse to ever “go digital.” We like those guitarists. They are our bread and butter. We share with them an affinity for analogue tone. Digital hardware, be damned. Why won’t they make the switch? After all, digital promises fewer repair headaches and a plethora of tonal options. The […]