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Blackstar Introduce New Artists Series of Valve Amps

Published 7 years ago on November 4, 2015

By Jonathan Graham

(PRESS RELEASE): Blackstar are proud to introduce the new Artist Series of valve amps.

The Artist 15 and Artist 30 set a new standard in classic tone, simplicity and flexibility.

At the heart of the Artist Series lies a unique power amplifier design that harnesses the tonal qualities of the revered 6L6 valve. By carefully optimising the key power amplifier parameters of the Artist Series, the Blackstar design team has created an amplifier which has the outstanding dynamics normally associated with a USA 6L6 design, whilst adding the chime and shimmer of a classic British Class A amplifier.

The Artist Series two channels offer the widest possible palette of classic tones and each channel can be set as either a clean channel or a classic overdrive channel. With the emphasis on simplicity and sonic purity, every feature has been refined to allow a musician total freedom in shaping their own sound.

Pro features such as footswitching, reverb, master volume and effects loop augment the sonic experience, making the product completely equipped for today’s exacting performance requirements.

This flexibility, tone and quality is delivered with a visual elegance worthy of the world’s greatest stages and performers. From the metallic thread in the classic paper fret to the embossed Blackstar detail on the luxury leather carrying strap, nothing has been left to chance in delivering the Artist Series - The New Classic.

Artist 15 Combo (see above image)

  • 2 Channels 
  • 1x12 Celestion V-Type 
  • 2 x 6L6 valves
  • 2 x ECC83
  • Patented ISF 
  • Reverb
  •  Series effects loop
  • Footswitchable channels 
  • Boutique styling
  • Black covering
  • Black paper fret with silver thread
  • Black chicken head knobs 
  • Artisan style panel

Artist 30 Combo

  • 2 Channels 
  • 2x12 Celestion V-Type 
  • 2 x 6L6 valve
  • 2 x ECC83 
  • Patented ISF 
  • Reverb 
  • Series effects loop
  • Footswitchable channels and reverb 
  • Boutique styling
  • Black covering
  • Black paper fret with silver thread
  • Black chicken head knobs 
  • Artisan style panel

For more information on Blackstar Amps New Artist Series


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