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GSTV Featured Artist : WD-HAN – Artist Showcase

 

Our November Artist Showcase winner is WD-Han, an infinitely likable indie-pop outfit with a hard rocking edge. Hailing from Tampa Bay FL, the band’s moniker is actually an acronym for “We don’t have a name.” WD-Han’s appeal seems to lay in this apparent unwillingness to take themselves too seriously coupled with their well-scrubbed image and radio friendly sound. The band is comprised of singer Spencer Barnes, guitarist Cal Henry, drummer Lea Campbell and bassist Read More

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NYC Venues: The Mercury Lounge

The Mercury Lounge is one of the hippest and best sounding rooms on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. It holds around 250 people and has a reputation for great taste—often booking very cool bands early in their careers who then go on to become hugely famous and influential. Just a few of these artists are Radiohead, 30 Seconds to Mars, Jeff Buckley, The Strokes, Interpol, The Dandy Warhols, and The Killers.… Read More

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Gear Profile: GSTV Acoustic Guitar Buyers Guide

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GSTV’s Ebook: “Ten Things You Absolutely Need To Know Before You Buy an Acoustic Guitar.”

Whether you’re a beginner, an experienced player, or a collector, this is an essential guide to buying a great acoustic guitar.

 

 

A $20 value, this 38-page illustrated guide covers key topics including:

  • Simplifying Acoustic Guitars for Every Buyer at Every Price Point
  • How Build

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Les Paul – The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame – Where Legends Live

 

Guitar Shop TV recently traveled to the legendary Rock n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland to speak with VP Todd Mesek, who guided us through a fascinating exhibit on Les Paul, “The Father of the Solid Body Electric Guitar,” who made the sound of rock and roll possible.

 

Paul is one… Read More

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WD-Han

WD-Han is an infinitely likable indie-pop outfit with a hard rocking edge. Hailing from Tampa Bay FL, the band’s moniker is actually an acronym for “We don’t have a name.” WD-Han’s appeal seems to lay in this apparent unwillingness to take themselves too seriously coupled with their well-scrubbed image and radio friendly sound. The band is comprised of singer Spencer Barnes, guitarist Cal Henry, drummer Lea Campbell and bassist Chad Radle. WD-Han’s likability and musical appeal are clearly on show in this video clip of them performing, “Color of Friend”… Read More

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Chasing Disaster

Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Chasing Disaster are a band that incorporate strong songwriting along with elements of classic rock, blues, world music and indie to forge a rock sound that manages to be both retro and contemporary. The band is ably fronted by singer Cody Bond, a rock and roll front man in the classic mode who commands a powerfully smooth vocal style. Bond is backed by guitarist/pianist Yigal Cohen, drummer Michael Gatten and bassist Jon McMillan. Watch the band at their hard rocking, incendiary best in this gritty video clip… Read More

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