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Guitar Shop TV met with Taylor Guitars at NAMM to check out their redesigned rosewood bodied 700 series to a vintage Americana style with a standard Englemann top and venetian cutaway. In addition to the new look, guitars in the 300 series and above are now also available in a nylon string model. The 200 series budget-friendly guitars have also been made available in a black or sunburst top. Check out the above video for more detail!
The Brocks are a likable indie pop outfit from Provo Utah. The band has a catchy, keyboard-driven sound that’s not out of step with contemporary hit makers like Foster the People and the Killers. The Brocks is comprised of singer Dane Brock and his guitarist brother Grant Brock along with a rotating rhythm section that currently consists of Matt Woodland and Darrik Cheney. Get an earful of the Brock’s radio-friendly indie sound in this cool live living room video for “Tone of My Heart.”
While some bands have a higher calling in life, there are others who just wanna party. Long Island-based Oogee Wawa fall into the latter category. This hip-hop, surf-rock, reggae combo is actually an assemblage of surfers, bartenders and other local dudes who are basically out to have a good time. But when you hear their catchy fusion of rock and surf hop, you may find yourself wanting to party right along with them. Oogee Wawa is fronted by rapper Jesse Lee and singer/guitarist J.P. Rhythm. The duo is backed by… Read More
Jahfe is a crowd-pleasing Miami reggae band that has opened for many of the biggest names in the business including Damian Marley, Steel Pulse and Toots and the Maytals. Jahfe is an eclectic group, comprised of heavyweight session players and fronted by Esther Fortune; a commanding reggae front-woman who,… Read More
A Jigsaw is a Portuguese Americana group (yep, you read that correctly) that has been garnering increasing popularity across the continent. The band’s dark, eclectic blend of indie, folk, country and blues recalls the likes of Leonard Cohen, Johnny Cash and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds. Having toured extensively throughout their native Portugal and a dozen or so other European countries, including France, Italy, Belgium, Spain and the UK, a Jigsaw have recently recorded their third Album, Drunken Sailors & Happy Pirates. Check out this moody and artful video… Read More