Stevie Wonder, Martin Taylor, Hans Zimmer’s El Amir and Clean Bandit Discover Orange Amplifications Acoustic Pre Amp
When Orange Amplification launched their Acoustic Pre in 2017 it was the world’s first stereo valve acoustic preamp/active DI and it set the standard for hi-fidelity tone and refined live acoustic sound. Engineered for both stage and studio use, the Acoustic Pre is exceptional and uncompromising in its performance, full of natural warmth and rich harmonics.
Since it was launched, singer, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist and multi Grammy Award winner Stevie Wonder has been touring with an Acoustic Pre as well as the highly respected jazz guitarist, Dr Martin Taylor MBE, who said ‘This preamp inspires me to create music’. Check out Martin talking about the Acoustic Pre here.
El Amir, multi-instrumentalist with Hans Zimmer, has also been using the Acoustic Pre on tour. He says ‘It makes my flamenco guitar sound huge!! The Acoustic Pre combines quality, depth and beauty of sound. I will be using it on the World of Hans Zimmer autumn tour 2019.’ Check out his video here.
Grammy Award winner, Clean Bandit’s guitarist Jack Patterson commented “With the Acoustic Pre I can turn up for radio sessions knowing I have easy control over my guitars without a ton of gear. It’s a really versatile tool in the Clean Bandit studio.” The band are appearing at festivals across the UK this summer.
The unique valve Channel A is for active and passive instruments which gives it a wide frequency range enabling it to capture every subtle nuance of an acoustic guitar. The solid state Channel B has a different, slightly softer character with outstanding clarity.
To find out more about the Acoustic Preamp please go to https://orangeamps.com/
About Orange Amplification
Orange Amplification has been a pioneering force in guitar and bass amplification since 1968. They have built a reputation of delivering innovative technology, always built with uncompromising attention to detail and quality. Known as the best British guitar amplifier manufacturer for both design and build, they dominate the world’s stages and studios. Orange are rightfully proud of their heritage, a story that began in the late 1960’s. The world’s greatest rock icons, including Jimmy Page, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Fleetwood Mac, Oasis, Madonna, Jim Root and Geddy Lee are proud to stand in front of the unmistakable iconic brand and rely upon its unique tone.