Monday 4th of March 2013 12:03:57 PM By: Richard Flynn
Fargen unleash the JL-15 combo
Fargen Amplification's John Lennon signature amps were a big talking point on their release at the tail end of last year and at the recent NAMM show.
Now, they release the JL-15, their second tribute amp, offering Lennon’s signature tone from the 60’s and 70’s and emblazoned with his famous self-portrait.
This model is a production model of their limited edition (and very expensive) Artist Series.
Here's the info:
The JL-15 is built with the same circuit, featuring a two-way Decade Switch that switches between distinctive John Lennon tones across the 60’s and 70’s – providing the guitarist with two amps in one.
The amp also features a proprietary WGS ceramic speaker and a special acoustically transparent and UV-protected grill cloth that serves as the canvas for John Lennon’s iconic self-portrait.
“I’ve taken the design and features from the original limited edition Lennon Artist Series and built them into the JL-15, which is more accessible by players at-large, priced as the market would expect in a boutique combo,” says Ben Fargen, founder. “ The tones produced by this amp are extremely accurate and based on years of knowledge and experience, not available like this elsewhere in the market.”
Fargen has licensed the rights to produce this line, from Bag One Enterprises and Live Nation Merchandise, and is distributing this on its website, and through it’s network of authorized dealers including music instrument stores and art galleries. Details are available on the website and dealer inquiries are welcome.
The JL-15 is now available through Fargen’s authorized dealers, priced at $2,700 MSRP.
About Fargen Amplification/Sonic Edge
Ben Fargen founded Fargen Amplification in 1998 as a boutique amp manufacturer, and introduced the Sonic Edge brand in 2010. Ben has developed a reputation as one of the top engineers and visionaries in the amplifier space and has shipped custom-built and production model amplifiers to discerning players across the globe. He provides world tour and studio amp support to many of the world’s most celebrated guitarists including Joe Satriani and Steve Vai. www.fargenamps.com
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