Adrian Emsley


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Technical Director
Company Name
Orange Amplifiers

Adrian Emsley is the Technical Director at Orange Amps in London.  The company’s founder, Cliff Cooper, hired Adrian to lead the teams that created several key products for Orange including the RockerVerb, the OR-50 and the AD series, which was introduced in 1998. Over the years, Adrian has become a regular attendee at the NAMM Show and is often sought out by gear-heads who want to talk to the man behind the products.  His perspective and knowledge is especially valuable to those who want to better understand what the future of amps might be.  Adrian might not know, but I bet he has a guess!