The latest issue of Gi is now available and features Journey founder Neal Schon gracing the front cover alongside Animals As Leaders' Tosin Abasi. Issue 19 also includes interviews with Manuel Rodriguez and Misha Mansoor plus Gi's newest tutor Sam Bell brings to you an exclusive Tosin Masterclass plus the first instalment of his brand new series in 8-string guitar techniques.
REVIEWS_AMP & HEAD REVIEW
Carlsbro amps were once the mainstay of the average hard working British pub
and club band. The company ran into trouble in 2009 but is now back with serious
resources behind it and a completely new approach. Rick Graham was one of
the first to test an attractively priced all-valve half-stack from the EVO range.
British and many European readers of ‘a certain age’ will remember the Carlsbro name fondly.
Founded in 1960 by Stuart and Sheila Mercer, in Nottingham, through nearly three decades
it was ‘the working man’s amp’ - maybe never quite receiving the same sort of reverence as
Marshall or Vox but it was what you’d find in the backline just about everywhere you went.
Sadly, following the death of Stuart Mercer, the company changed hands several times and
had been in decline for some years when it went into receivership in 2009. But all was not
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Carlsbro Evo 50 DC Head & 4X12 Cabinet