News archives for March 2019

CORFU ROCK SCHOOL

Join Aynsley this summer in Corfu!

Spend a week in the sun with your guitar learning new techniques to develop your own style and sound, and then jamming into the night with the house band as Aynsley takes his tuition to Greece!

Aynsley has joined forces with Mike Piescki, a New York based drumming instructor and mastermind of the Corfu Rock School. This superb summer workshop is a week long musical immersion featuring master classes, public performances and jam sessions with some of the heaviest players in the industry at some of the most beautiful beaches on Earth.....

This summer's event will take place in the beach town of Arillas in Corfu, Greece. The full package price includes master class workshop tuition, instruction and events, shared accommodation at the family friendly Nikos Apartments, daily meals (breakfast and dinner), airport transfers (on Tuesday July 16 & Tuesday July 23 only), and bank fees.

For more information and to book, head on over to www.corfurockschool.com

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RIFT AMPLIFICATION LAUNCHES AYNSLEY LISTER SIGNATURE AMP

This 35-watter is voiced for classic British tones.

Rift Amplification has teamed up with British blues guitarist Aynsley Lister on a signature amp. This 35-watt, all-tube unit features classic British voicing, and comes in three formats: a head, a 1×12” combo and a 2×12” combo. Matching extension cabinets are also available.

The amp’s sound underwent five years of development, resulting in a voicing that the brand claims is “quintessentially British”. Its tone is shaped by two EL34 power tubes and four preamp tubes, including a 7025, a 12AY7 and two ECC83s.

The combos and extension cabinets are complemented by Eminence Governor speakers, which are spec’ed for tight low-end, smooth midrange and sparkling top-end – perfect for Southern rock or blues.

In the control department, you’ll find a four-band EQ section as well as a preamp volume and master volume. These will allow you to dial in a variety of tones, from sparkling cleans to hot rod-style overdrive with what the brand describes as a ‘cooking valves’ character.

More depth is provided by the amp’s footswitchable, tube-driven spring reverb, inspired by ’60s Californian amps. Round the back, there’s also a series-arranged buffered FX loop that caters for time-based and modulation effects.

The Aynsley Lister signature amp is available at these prices:

Head alone: £2,599
1×12″ extension cab: £799
2×12″ extension cab: £799
1×12″ combo: £2,799
2×12″ combo: £2,999

More info at riftamps.com.

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