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Every month we reward one lucky winner with a prize. All you have to do is post your Orange rig to any qualifying social media using the hashtag #OrangeRigOfTheMonth. Please note this is a social media competition and we are not accepting entries via email.

What’s your name?
Justin Bowlin

How’d you first hear about Orange? 
I think I first became interested in Orange when I saw Omar Rodriguez-Lopez playing them and heard him talk about his love of the Orange sound. I remember trying out a Tiny Terror at a local guitar shop when they first came out and was just enamoured. That CRUNCH, haha.

What gear is in this rig?
I A/B/Y between a TH100 and an AD30. Each one is running through identical PPC212Vs loaded with neo-Creambacks. I love the clean sound and massive headroom of the TH100, and I love the way it takes fuzz. Right now I run a Line 6 HX Effects into the front end, which I’m still in the process of learning how to use, haha. The AD30 is my favorite for just plugging a guitar straight in and rocking (although I do also like to boost it with a few different Earthquaker drive pedals….the Plumes, Dunes, and Acapulco Gold especially). 

Have you got any links for us to hear how this sounds like?
So, I’m in a Carrboro, NC based band in the U.S. called Dave Hedeman & The Gone Ghosts. And while I did not use this exact set up to record my band’s new record (which should be coming out later this year), both amps were used at different times to track my guitar parts. And the AD30 was used to track my parts for our first EP, which is currently available on all streaming platforms, as well as our website: thegoneghosts.com

Justin’s personal IG here & The Gone Ghosts IG here.

What do you use your rig for? 
This TH100/AD30 combo will become my primary live rig when we are able to start playing shows again.
I will also be using this rig for my recently formed Smashing Pumpkins tribute band, haha. A totally different sound from my more roots-rock oriented original band, The Gone Ghosts. But that’s essentially the idea behind this rig. It can cover a TON of sonic territory. 

How often do you update the rig?
I’m a gear-head. I alter my rig fairly frequently (once a year, maybe?).  But Orange will always be part of my sound.

What guitar do you use? Why?
I’ve always been a Tele/Strat guy. I got a Strat when I was 16, and a Tele a few years later. So that’s what I’ve always been comfortable with. My two main guitars are a Fender Strat (with Billy Corgan’s signature DiMarzio pickups) and a Fender Tele (with a Fender Vintage Noiseless in the neck and a DiMarzio Chopper T in the bridge).

When was the first time you saw an Orange amp?
Like I said earlier, my earliest recollection of Orange amps being on my radar was when I first noticed Omar using them in At the Drive-In.  Then I remember when Tiny Terrors hit the shelves in the mid-200s. I tried one at my local guitar shop and just thought it was the coolest little thing ever. Been an Orange fan ever since.

Every month we reward one lucky winner with a prize. All you have to do is post your Orange rig to any qualifying social media using the hashtag #OrangeRigOfTheMonth. Please note we are not accepting entries via email.

What’s your name, age, occupation?
Yann Goraguer, 46, Aerodynamics Research Engineer

How’d you first hear about Orange?
I started building my own amp back in 2005 and was looking for some “alternative” inspiration, at least for the aesthetic. Being a Stoner/Doom/Sludge enthusiast, Orange was the obvious choice.

What gear is in this rig?
Orange Rocker 30 combo and Gibson SG. For the pedals : Pharaoh and Rosie Fuzz, Small Stone, Aqua Puss and Reptile delay, DIY Les Lius, Overdriver and power supply. Since I swap a lot between open G for slide and standard/drop tunning for the rest, the Octa-Switch helps me to stay  calm during a show. The only thing I bought brand new is my 2005 SG Special (50’s neck with custom pickguard and SD SH-59 set) everything else is second hand or DIY.

If you’ve got any, can you share links where people can go to hear how this sounds?

What do you use your rig for?
Rehearsals, shows and recording with my band : Rancune Ducks.

How often do you update the rig?
More often than I can afford…

What guitar do you use? Why?
Since I’m a lefty, it is difficult to find decent guitars at decent prices, still nowadays. I only play Gibson or Gibson like. Most of the music than inspires me is played on that. The SG is my main guitar, tuned to E standard and drop D. I also have a Les Paul Standard with a Classic 57 set and a Gordon Smith GS1, same tunning. A Custom 77 “China Girl” (French brand, SG like) with P90 and mini-humbucker, tunned to open G for slide. And finally, a reversed Ibanez GAX30 in C standard.

When was the first time you saw an Orange amp?
Early 2000′ at a local show with a Pop Punk band. A full set of sub two minutes, almost identical songs….but a Rocker 30 half-stack on stage with no pedals. I spent the whole gig on the first row….and I bought the combo version a couple of month later.

If you could own any piece of gear, old or new, what would it be and why?
It’s not really a piece of gear but the only thing I do want now is a proper place to play and record music. With Anthony, the other guitar in the band, we became addicted to the recording process a couple of year ago now.

Who is your guitar hero?
I don’t like the “hero” concept, so I would quote bands rather individuals, but it’s easy to find out : The Who, early Black Sabbath, ZZ Top, Black Keys, Kyuss, Sleep and everything with Jack White in the line-up.

During the lockdown, we tried to stay busy by doing videos like this :

Any social handles if you want included?
Twitter : @RancuneDucks

Every month we reward one lucky winner with a free pair of O-Edition Headphones. All you have to do is post your Orange rig to any qualifying social media using the hashtag #OrangeRigOfTheMonth. Please note we are not accepting entries via email.

What’s your name, age, occupation?
Reno Gooch, 45, musician, actor, hemp farmer, stage hand.

How’d you first hear about Orange?
When I was a child I saw the Beat Club videos of Black Sabbath and their Orange half stacks all around. It was a turning point for me and the Orange stacks were imprinted into my psyche. Just looking at my half stack takes me back to that feeling of being so excited about music.

What do you use your rig for?
My Oranges are used for performing and recording with my psychedelic fuzz band Space Coke.

How much did this rig set you back?
6 magic beans. Seriously though, I traded something for the Terror Stamp locally. I have 4 orange rigs so to speak, the Rockerverb MKiii 50 and PPC412, I have a Micro Terror with the 1×8, a Terror Stamp and an OR15 with a PPC112. I’m happy to be getting the Orange headphones to go with the Micro and Stamp.

How often do you update the rig?
I will never update my Rockerverb MKiii. It’s the best amp ever I truly believe. I may get a second PPC412 to go with it though! I’m updating the Terror Stamp with the Headphones you’re awarding me.

What gear is in this rig?
For my rig of the month it’s a Terror Stamp alongside my Seeker Effects Iommi styled Rangemaster. The tube preamp let’s me use my gig pedals and listen with headphones (which I now will have thanks to the generous Orange team!)

What guitar do you use? Why?
I have 2 Gibson SGs. A white limited edition with Seymour Duncan Whole Lotta Humbuckers. It sounds amazing and has a thicker neck. Its name is Nuit Ma Ahathoor Hecate Sappho Jezebel Lilith Crowley aka “the white witch.” My other is a black Traditional with stock ’61 pickups. It’s a lefty. I’m lefty but play righty. I like using flipped lefty’s because it puts the controls where I like em. I use SGs because of my heroes Iommi and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

When was the first time you saw an Orange amp?
The Black Sabbath Beat Club videos. Shortly after that Stevie Wonder live in the 70s. Stevie’s whole band had Oranges everywhere. Man that tells you it ain’t just the looks!

If you could own any piece of gear, old or new, what would it be and why?
That’s a very tough question! I’m gonna pick Sister Rosetta’s 3 pickup white SG.

Who is your guitar hero?
Another impossible question! I’m taking the liberty of saying my main influences all together Helios Creed, Paul Leary, Iommi, Zappa and Hendrix.

Can you share any links where people can go to hear how this sounds?
Spacecoke.bandcamp.com. The Terror Stamp in particular will be on our upcoming LP on Forbidden Place Records. Out early 2021. I will also be posting videos soon on our Instagram page.

Every month we reward one lucky winner with a free pair of O-Edition Headphones. All you have to do is post your Orange rig to any qualifying social media using the hashtag #OrangeRigOfTheMonth. Please note we are not accepting entries via email.

What’s your name, age, occupation?
Robbie Bergeron, 33, Acoustic Engineer

How’d you first hear about Orange?
Through friends in high school

What do you use your rig for?
Recording, playing out, jamming and writing at home

How much did this rig set you back?
Over $10k

How often do you update the rig?
Always adding

What gear is in this rig?
1972 OR120, Rockerverb 100 MKIII, Matamp GT120MV, 3x 2018-2019 PPC412s, 1975 4×12, various pedals from EQD, Fuzzrocious, Death by Audio, Frost Giant, BAT, Boss, and Line6

What guitar do you use? Why?
Gibson Les Pauls and Dunable

Any purchases your regret in this rig setup and why?
All regrets have been sold haha