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Supro logo(Port Jefferson Station, NY) – Absara Audio LLC, parent company to ground-breaking analog effect brand Pigtronix, is proud to announce its acquisition of the historic trademark-pertaining to both amplifiers and guitars-worldwide. To accommodate this expansion, Absara Audio has constructed a new production facility in Port Jefferson Station, NY and will begin shipping a line of USA-made, vintage-inspired tube amplifiers in April 2014. The rights to the brand were acquired in September from former Fender amp designer and long-time associate, Bruce Zinky. Zinky has been retained as exclusive design engineer, and has collaborated with award-winning sound designer David Koltai to realize a modern incarnation of the sound that has been out of production since the mid ’60s.

Supro’s can be traced back to the early ’30s when the National Resophonic and Dobro companies merged to form a manufacturing entity called Valco. As electrified music started to emerge, Valco began producing guitars and amplifiers under the name. amps delivered the tone of choice for the early ’60s south-side players who in turn influenced the British invasion. By the late ’60s, was playing a Supro amp on with Little Richard and the Isley Brothers, meanwhile, in England, Jimmy Page, inspired by the raw tones of the scene, cut seminal tracks using a Model 24. The tone has gained enduring notoriety as a unique and commanding voice-never a copy, clone or wannabe of any other major make of amplifier.

humbled by the opportunity to re-imagine the product line in a way that honors its rich history and will push these classic designs to the forefront of the modern tube industry.” co-founder, Bethke

USA-made reissues of the most sought after amps will be unveiled to the world at the Winter Show in Anaheim, California, January 23-26, 2014 (booth # 5218). At that time, a press release will provide further details on the products and launch.


For more information, please contact David Koltai: / (917) 91-2861

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