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Gear Profile: Capture the “The Hendrix Sound”

Now for some GREAT news for guitarists worldwide seeking to capture the Hendrix sound: IK Multimedia and Authentic Hendrix have created an exciting software that allows players to do just that!

 

According to their websites: AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix™ is a cooperative effort
between Authentic Hendrix and IK Multimedia. Authentic Hendrix was founded in late 90s, by Al Hendrix and his daughter Janie to curate and promote Jimi’s extensive recorded legacy. Based on AmpliTube 2 and made in cooperation with AuthenticRead More

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John Frusciante on Hendrix: Vintage Interview

 

In the rare 1990 interview on Dutch TV, John Frusciante, lead guitarist for The Red Hot Chili Peppers talks about Hendrix and how he influenced his style. Frusciante’s guitar work is considered by many to be strongly influenced by the melodic power pioneered by Hendrix. This interview took place in 1990 as part of a Hendrix documentary filmed by Dutch TV, and contains some great black and white live footage of Jimi performing Machine Gun– Not to be missed

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Gear Profile: The Jimi Hendrix Setup Experience

In the narration for the film Jimi Plays Monterey, John Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas said, “the incredible thing was, you could watch him like a hawk, but you could not figure out how he did it.” It’s true that the innovative guitar god may have taken many of his trade secrets with him to his grave. But one thing we are fortunate to have been left with is a fairly accurate picture of the gear setup he used.

 

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September Artist Showcase Finalists


This month’s six exciting Artist Showcase Finalists are now posted below. They are also available on both our Facebook page and Twitter feed.

BEGINNING THIS MONTH, WE HAVE DECIDED TO LET YOU, OUR FANS, REVIEW THE SIX FINALISTS BELOW AND DETERMINE THE MONTHLY WINNER THROUGH ONLINE VOTING!

 

All you need to do to show their support for one of this month’s six finalists is to REGISTER FOR A FREE MEMBERSHIP on www.guitarshoptv.com AND VOTE FOR YOUR BAND IN THE COMMENT BOX BELOW!

 

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August Artist Showcase Winner: On Tracy Lane


On Tracy Lane, or OTL, are Guitar Shop TV’s Artist Showcase winners of the month! OTL was started in 2003 in LA by singer/songwriter Darryn Yates. With the addition of guitarist Jerry McFarland in 2005, rhythm guitarist Jeremy Johnson and drummer Sean Roche in 2010, and newest addition, James Reed on bass, OTL is bigger and better than ever!

 

After 1.5 million online plays, 200,000+ fans from all over the world, and countless tours across the… Read More

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JACOBS LADDER

Jacobs Ladder, a rock, powerpop and reggae band formed in 2001 have had a lot of much deserved success over the years. The band is made up of Oren Maisner on lead vocals and guitar, Sammy Gonzalez on bass and vocals and Brian Hernandez on drums. They have played over 600 shows including sets at SXSW and the WarpedRead More

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