606 Studio; The Foo Fighters Hidden Sanctuary of Rock’s Heritage

April 14, 2016News

Words and Photos by Paul Scott Nestled deep in the heart of the Valley, the fires of traditional recording principles and practices are kept burning bright by the Foo Fighters and their audio acolytes at 606 Studios. By now many of us are familiar with the famous Neve controller featured in Dave Grohl’s 2013 rockumentary, … Read More

The Loss of a Legend.

February 15, 2018Uncategorized

***An important message from James Heidrich’s wife Debbie- “It is with profound sadness that I announce that Black Wing Amplification’s founder, James Heidrich, has passed away on the morning of Sunday, February 11, 2018. He is survived by myself and his daughter, Shay. On behalf of our entire family, I would like to thank everyone … Read More


October 27, 2016Uncategorized

Words and Photos by Paul Scott Such. A. Blast!!! It was a beautiful SoCal night to wander around with our little clear cups sampling craft beer offerings from local and national breweries as well as munch on delicious gourmet food truck faire… There was also a guy hand rolling cigars for afficianados. It was also a … Read More

Black Wing Launch Party

June 10, 2016News

Words and Photos by Paul Scott It was a typical day in LA as I strolled down the Hollywood Blvd walkway. I passed by several people dressed as movie characters and superheroes as I made my way to The Lucky Strike Hollywood. It was still early. I greeted the smiling Sunlane Music Management rep and received … Read More

95.5 KLOS Warehouse Event Featuring Candlebox at WorldArts

May 26, 2016Events, News

Words and Photos by Paul Scott This was KLOS 95.5‘s first ever Warehouse Event at the WorldArts building in Culver City. The band Candlebox rocked the house and the event was streamed live through KLOS social media channels. Sponsors included The DUDES’ Brewery, HINT fruit infused waters, Popchips, and of course, Black Wing Amplifiers. Candlebox … Read More

Lucky Strike L.A. Live

May 14, 2016News

Words and Photos by Paul Scott   For those of you unfamiliar with Lucky Strike LA, you may wonder why a guitar amp company rolled up for a product demo at a bowling alley. Well my friend, this ain’t your daddy’s bowling alley. This is a dream joint for experiencing live music (often performed by … Read More

The Music & Sound Retailer

December 30, 2015News

The following article is posted with permission. See the original article here.   NAMM ’16: The New Class Anthony Vargas | March 16, 2016  Blackwing Amplifier Company Some companies that are new to NAMM each year are run by relative newcomers to the music products industry, but a fair amount of first-time exhibitors have industry veterans at the … Read More