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Guitar Shop TV previews some amazing vintage Gretsches from a California collector, including an stunning blonde Country Club model.
Two Nights In September At Radio City Music Hall with Jackie White OR How I Spent Two And A Quarter Hours Of My Life
Written by Iman Lababedi from rocknyc Tuesday, 02 October 2012
(Note: the above video of The Strokes preforming ‘New York City Cops’ featuring Jack White is obviously NOT from the Radio City show reviewed below, but we wanted to include it anyway, because it highlights Jack’s awesome guitar work!)
With a commercially viable sound that pairs catchy hard rock hooks with soulful vocal melodies, Dreamkiller are a four-piece rock band from Greensboro, NC. Fronted by actress/model/singer Christy Johnson, the band cites influences that include Joan Jett, Fiona Apple, Pink!, Deadlock, and Halestorm. Since being formed back in 2004, Dreamkiller have won a slew of awards, appeared on the Vans Warped Tour and had their music featured in several films. Check out this official music video for “Ragnarok.”
With the success of the Black Keys having opened up new territory for unlikely rock duos, the stage would appear set for a band like These Curious Thoughts, a two-piece indie rock outfit consisting of Sean Dunlop and Jamie Radford. This unlikely duo is perhaps even more unlikely considering they originally met as pen pals and now collaborate with each other from different continents (Dunlop is in the USA and Radford in the UK). In contrast… Read More
Los Angeles rockers Trapdoor Social are a two-piece alt/indie outfit that’s comprised of Merritt Graves on vocals and keyboards and Skylar Funk on vocals, guitar and keyboards. The duo met in an Environmental Analysis program at Pomona College and it was in fact a concern for the environment that in part propelled them to form a band. The band’s efforts have been well-received and their recent six-song EP even features drum tracks provided by Read More