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The Rolling Stones at Barclay Center, Saturday 12/8 – Rock NYC Review

Mick, Keef, and the boys bring the rock & roll circus to Barclay Center and Rock NYC is on the scene

 

By Iman Lababedi

 

Towards the end of the Rolling Stones eagerly anticipated performance at Barclay Center, Mick Jagger said, “People always ask us, why do you keep touring? You’re the reason we really do this.” This isn’t true, the Stones do it for money. If they did it for… Read More

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Ana Popovic: GSTV’s Exclusive Interview with Female Blues/Rock Sensation

Serbian blues/rock guitarist talks to Guitar Shop TV backstage at the Iridium in NYC

 

Belgrade-born Ana Popovic was introduced to the blues at an early age by her father. Taking up the guitar as a teenager, Ana began performing on the European blues circuit in the mid 1990s. By decade’s end, she’d recorded an album with her band Hush and relocated to Amsterdam to study at… Read More

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The Who at Madison Square Garden 12/5: Live Review from Rock NYC

Townshend, Daltrey and co. bring Quadrophenia to the Garden and Rock NYC is on the scene

 

By Iman Lababedi

 

On Wednesday, November 14th, 2012, I was at Chris Owens 3rd solo gig ever. Owens is the former lead singer of Girls and it was pretty magnificent stuff.Trouser Press Editor Ira Robbins was at  Barclay Center reviewing the same show I saw at MSG two days ago, a performance of the Who’s Quardophenia. A review that stands as maybe the best piece… Read More

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8STOPS7: GSTV’s November Artist Showcase Winner

GSTV’s November Artist Showcase Winners revealed

 

8stops7 are a Ventura, CA alt rock band with a radio friendly hard rock sound that’s even been called “arena-ready” by some. The band was signed to Warner Bros/Reprise Records at one point. However after parting ways with the label in 2002, they’ve spent the last decade honing their sound, recording and building up their following. Along the way they’ve shared stages with the likes of Read More

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Vintage Trouble: GSTV’s Exclusive Interview and Live Footage

Los Angeles soul rock sensations Vintage Trouble at Harvelle’s in Santa Monica, circa early 2011

 

By Alex Baker

 

Vintage Trouble are a band that has come a long way in a short time. We first caught up with the boys in VT, less than two years at Harvelle’s, a tiny club in Santa Monica. Since then Vintage Trouble has enjoyed a whirlwind ride that has seen them conquering the UK and Europe with incessant touring, and landing an opening… Read More

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CMJ 2012: Dance for the Dying

GSTV’s profile of DC dance rock band at CMJ Music Marathon

 

A Washington DC-based dance-rock quartet, with a catchy, synth-driven sound, Dance for the Dying were definitely one of the standout bands we heard at this year’s CMJ Festival in New York. The band draw on influences that include goth and pop bands from the Eighties and Nineties, to create what they describe in their bio as “songs you… Read More

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