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Gear Gift Guide: AmpKit + AmpKitLiNK

Have you ever wished you could conveniently carry your amp in your back pocket? Well, thanks to AmpKit, you can now tote one around on any of your Apple products. AmpKit developed by Agile Partners is the ultimate guitar amp effects and recording app for iPadiPhone and iPod touch; delivering by far the best-sounding, most realistic guitar tone on iOS. The AmpKit app allows you to have an amp, full of effects and the ability to record on the go. So no more lost riffs, and no more strokes of genius lost… Read More

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Gear Profile: Taylor GS Mini Guitar

Still dreaming of a beautiful, but somewhat smaller, acoustic under the Christmas tree? In part two of our interview with Taylor Guitars in San Diego, Guitar Shop TV chats with Andy Lund about the very cool Taylor Mini GS (“Grand Symphony”) Acoustic Series. The Mini is an extremely popular “travel guitar” that appeals to both beginners and more advanced players. Each is equipped with a small harness to accomodate a small pickup and as such this instrument can be ideal for gigs.

 

 

 

Taylor Guitars was founded in 1974… Read More

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Holiday Wish List from New Cassettes

 

How many of you out there are in desperate need of a technological update? You are not alone; New Cassettes would love for a new computer and software to appear in their studio this season. It turns out the unlimited creativity it would allow is more important than the heat their current one provides. Who would have guessed?

 

New Cassettes‘ singer and guitarist, Owen Reed, also offered up a list of tunes he’d like to receive this year for the holidays. It is definitely an interesting… Read More

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Gear Profile: Taylor GS Series Acoustics

Dreaming about a gorgeous acoustic guitar in your Christmas stocking? Guitar Shop TV traveled to the dream destination of San Diego, home of Taylor Guitars to chat with Andy Lund about some new entries and innovations in their world-famous lines of guitars. In this clip Andy shows us one of the classic and exquisite Taylor GS (“Grand Symphony”) Acoustic Series, which features a mahogany back and sides,  a cedar top, and big, full tonality. The GS is also available in other tonewood combinations, including maple and rosewood, as well as… Read More

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Holiday Guide: With Lions

 

What do you want for the holidays? …the question that either provokes wide eyes and an immediate response, or a a major racking of the brain. When it comes to dream gear, both members of With Lions know exactly what they want; and it happens to be the same thing. As far as the best musically related holiday present, they both shared stories about instruments; alas, not similar at all this time. Read both answers below to get into the spirit of the season and learn a little… Read More

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Groovy Ladies: Aaron Stein of the Bowery Presents House List Holiday Playlist

It’s time to break out your roller skates and sequins for this one! The holidays are getting a funky twist with Aaron Stein’s Groovy Ladies playlist. The funny thing is, most of the songs he has selected are not by females, rather, about them… no matter what, they will want to make you get down.

Aaron Stein is a confessed live music addict.  He’s written for Relix, Jambase, The Bowery Presents – House List, curates the Shows Of The Week blogspot and is one of the founders of the… Read More

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