I have always thought the Fender Blackface-Silverface Bassman amps were lackluster in tone and usefulness when compered to the other vintage Fender Classics (Deluxe Reverb, Princeton,Pro Reverb Twin, Super Reverb etc). Over the years I have had countless Bassman units come in for various upgrades of all degrees…from blueprinting the original circuit to full on […]
Top 5 tube guitar amp maintenance tips for summer gigs. Time flies when you’re having fun … even more so when your having fun playing guitar! In our fast paced world, it’s easy to overlook and forget about all those little gear maintenance issues that need to be dealt with each year before the hot […]
Fargen Custom Shop 4 x 6V6 30 Watt – 5E3 Tweed Deluxe meets Brownface Deluxe. Here is a beautiful one of a kind Fargen Custom Shop Amplifier that is currently available and ready to ship. List price: $1899.00 – Summer Sale price $1699.00 – Purchase here! Fargen Custom Shop 30 Watt 5E3 Tweed Deluxe meets […]
John Lennon JL-15 tube amp video by Fargen
Check out the Fargen Retro Classic online video and print review in the May 2012 issue of Premier Guitar Magazine.
AmpKit 1.2′s new Fargen Amps and Sonic Edge Pedel sound clips!
New Fargen Boutique amp models available for the Ampkit iPhone and iPad!
Premier Guitar Magazine features Sonic Edge Pedals in summer NAMM video. Check out Benjamin Fargen demoing both the flagship J & J vintage overdrive pedal and the new “Tumbleweed” which is a compressor and clean boost in one.
I have always used certain recorded tones as a benchmark for my Fargen Blackbird amplifier. One of the ultimate Blackface tones ever recorded to my ear, is the electric guitar work on the song “I Wonder” by Chris Isaak.
Josh Smith performs with his Fargen Blackbird amp on the Ellen TV show.