His Silver Sonic has “mystical abilities”

Yesterday started out as a super-stressy, all-round shitty day.
Then I got my Silver Sonic! Just in time to head to practice.
Zero buyers regret. I’ve heard tell of amps with the mystical ability to make you forget about your pedals. It happened!
I can honestly say that I haven’t had that much satisfaction playing guitar in a long time.
A joyful end to a crap day.
Thanks man!

Matt 071912

Victoria Reverberammo sighting

John Legend with Blake Mills and his Victoria Reverberammo #1

John Legend with Blake Mills and Blake’s Victoria Reverberammo #1

“The tone and build quality are amazing”

Mark and Maureen,
The amp (Victorilux 3×10) arrived today in perfect condition and working order. In addition to being one of the most beautiful pieces of equipment I’ve ever seen, the tone and build quality are amazing. I’ve been playing it with my two main guitar’s for last two hours dialing in the EQ. I was very confident that this was going to be exactly what I was looking for, and I was right. Thank you very much for expediting my order and building me such an incredible instrument, greatly appreciate!

Michael P

“Can’t imagine an amp sounding better….Morgan Music ALWAYS stands by their word”

I can’t imagine this amp (Silver Sonic) sounding any better than it already does. Man, I LOVE your products. Would like to add another Vicky Bassman to my Victoria collection someday. Then maybe another Pro. I’m very serious when I say there are no better amps anywhere in the world than yours. And I’ve had a s###load of high dollar boutique and production amps.

I’m also glad you got hooked up with a store like Morgan Music. I’ve been doing business with them for about 9 years and have never had any issues with them. Every transaction was smooth as silk and they ALWAYS stand
by their word. Alvin is a man of the very highest integrity as is his staff. I believe you both have great integrity. You should get along very well with Morgan Music. My 2 cents.

Tom W 07/20/2017

John Mayer Loves His Reverberatos

john mayer reverberatos
Check out John Mayer and his Reverberatos playing with Dead and Company this summer at a nearby stadium.

See why it’s “The Amp Eliminator”

Hi Mark,
Just briefly letting you know, I purchased an Electro King head from you in 2015 and it has really exceeded my expectations. I have tried and bought so many boutique amps and been disappointed with many but this one is the real deal. It caused me to sell all my other amps which sounded inferior to the Electro King. Hence I have named it the amp eliminator!
I usually run it through a 12 inch Weber speaker, but as a trick to reduce volume but let you turn up the amp volume so it sounds better, I also run it through a 6 inch Jensen reissue C6V speaker mounted in an old Jamo bookshelf hifi speaker box. Sounds incredible with any guitar but my Gibson ES-330 sounds like it probably did in the late 50s. Thanks again for the great amp! Hope you are well.
Robert V

Roger says, “Best sounding and most fun I’ve ever had with an amp”

I have played about 100 different amps. I have owned about 50 different amps. Half of those boutique. Owned Dr.Z, Fender custom shop, Swart, etc. . I don’t throw out compliments easy. I talked with you on the phone a few days ago. Bought a trem deluxe. Here’s my point. Best sounding and most fun I’ve ever had with amp. I might sleep with this thing tonight. Cannot stop playing. This has saved me from getting a little burned out in playing. Thinking about buying your champ version. Wow! Just can’t believe this amp. Thank you for making me smile since I Bought. Trem is amazing. Tone range is amazing. So many options for limited versatility amp. Just wow!!

Roger J 2/15/17

A Happy Silver Sonic Customer “…your amps are simple, straight forward and pure”

I rarely write reviews on products I purchase; I typically do enough research to know exactly what I’m getting. If I do it’s only one of three reasons; the product failed miserably, there are features that may be confusing and worth explaining or calling out to the company, or the product exceeded my expectations. Your amps exceeded my expectations in every way, and I’d like to take the time to offer my praise.
I recently purchased your Silver Sonic amplifier after researching and testing various amps for a period of almost 5 years. During this time I bought 2 amps, a 65 Super Reverb
Reissue, and a Marshall JTM 1 Watt. While each is good in its own way they lacked something. The 65 Super Reverb was the best but I couldn’t get the tone I wanted at a reasonable volume, and the Marshall was a one trick pony. After comparing numerous name brands and boutique amps I determined exactly what I wanted: an amp similar to the Super Reverb but below 30 watts. I went through a number of brands, such as Reeves and even some Mojo Tone amps I got the chance to play, but your amps stood out. I have only personally gotten to play a few of your smaller models so I bought the Silver Sonic brand new site unseen and unheard based solely on the performance of amps like the Ivy League, 518 and 5112, and the fact that the Silver Sonic had similar features to the Super Reverb. Your amps are simple; straight forward, and pure. I can play bebop just as easily as I can play Stevie Ray, and the tone is amazing. No pedals, no
tricks; just simple well-made amps. I’m very satisfied with my purchase and enjoyed the research and hours I spent testing your other models. None of them left me wondering whether or not I was playing a great amp. You’ve made amazing products and should be proud of your work; they are in my opinion the finest amps on the market.

John R

Bob Margolin Talks About His Victoria Amplifiers

I’ve used Victoria amplifiers since the mid-‘90s. My Tweed Deluxe started out as a real Fender, and it was rebuilt once for more power, but Mark Baier retained only the original chassis and transformed it into a Victoria in 1999. I have a 4-10” Bassman style Victoria from 1996. It works great and it’s now on loan to Colorado guitar monster Austin Young. My “soulmate” guitar amp is the Victoria Regal. Mark brought one by a recording session I was doing, Koko Taylor’s last album, in 2006. From the description, it sounded perfect for me. It’s completely customizable by what kind and how many power tubes you use. It can play loud enough to lead a Blues Band with it, or get the same sound at studio volume. It has an open, airy sound that old Supro amps have. I was not surprised to hear that the Regal’s design is related to Supro design. It runs in Class A. The best way I can describe what that sounds like is…you know how classic amps sound balanced and sweet or crunchy when you crank ‘em? That’s often accomplished fine with Class AB amps. Going to class A, usually done in smaller old amps like Champs, is one more step in that direction of an amplifier that sings, rather than just delivers, your guitar sound. It MAKES you want to pla better because it sounds so good. Naturally, I bought the amp that Mark brought to the Koko session. I’ve been using it more than 10 years now, and I still find the sound unmatched. If it breaks, the problem is usually a tube. Mark said “built like a tank” when he designed this one. Every night I play on the Regal someone, musician or not, compliments me on my tone and asks about the amp. I can’t carry a Regal with me when I fly, and I often find myself playing through standard backlines provided. Very often they sound fine, but when I get to a gig where I can bring my own amp, “coming home” to the Regal is always sweet and redeeming. Like the B.B. album of the same name, “Live at The Regal” is special for me.
Take a listen…

April 2016: “I Shall Prevail” Live at Fur Peace Ranch, with Tad Walters playing harp through a Victoria Tweed Deluxe and Bob Margolin Telecaster through his Victoria Regal, with reverb and tremolo. https://youtu.be/gONUWksey1Y

April 2016: “Goodnight” at Fur Peace Ranch. Features the Regal with a clean, transparent, detailed, touch-sensitive guitar sound with the majestic Reverb, then just turned up a little on the guitar to make the guitar sing. No pedals. https://youtu.be/R5Ow5PUPVGA

From July 2016, Live in Lynchburg. Rhythm & Blues with desperate lead guitars, no
bass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kac6TrRb78s

“My Whole Life” from my new album “My Road.” I’m using the Regal in the studiohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvILJWojaSM

I am Bob Margolin and I approve this testimony. I’m not running for president, but please vote for me (if you see that I’m up for a music award).

Welcome to our newest dealer, Midwood Guitar Studio in Charlotte, NC

Please help us welcome our newest dealer, Midwood Guitar Studio, in Charlotte, NC.

Doug Armstrong had a vision and a desire to see a boutique guitar shop open in Charlotte for years.  He has begun construction on his new showroom in the heart of Plaza Midwood and plans a grand opening by the end August. We’ll keep you updated on any information we have on his big reveal but until then you can reach him at his website at midwoodguitarstudio.com.  He has a selection of Victoria amplifiers ready and waiting to be shipped to you.

Good luck Doug.

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