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Nashville rocker Kara Clark has a sultry growling voice that lends itself perfectly to the driving, guitar driven alt country rock conjured up by her talented backing group. Clark is of Native American descent and wears influences like Johnny Cash, Janis Joplin and Guns and Roses on her sleeve. Check out this smoky black and white live clip of the girl in action in this video for “Southern Hospitality.”
Tommy Colletti, Owner and CEO of The Music Zoo in Roslyn, Long island, New York speaks with GSTV about his love for guitars and his passion for delivering quality instruments and service to his customers. Colletti established The Music Zoo 19 years ago, and recently relocated to an expansive new location to better serve his growing clientele. He also discusses how technology has changed the guitar community, his personal guitar collection, and along with one of his all-time favorite guitars, Eddie… Read More
Hicksville, anyone? Looking for a cool place to get away from it all? Take a weekend off, decompress, maybe write or even record a song or two? Consider a road trip to the Hicksville Trailer Palace in Joshua Tree; just two hours outside of L.A.
Opened in 2010, Hicksville is a unique motel and artist retreat with accommodations that consist of vintage Airstream-type trailers, each of which is decorated in its own unique theme.
There’s a ‘70s bachelor pad trailer known… Read More
Just in case you missed it, our friends over at Rollingstone.com ran a really cool photo gallery last month called “20 Iconic Guitars.” The piece, which was written by James Sullivan, showcases great guitars and the musicians who played them.
Radiohead released a statement today announcing they will be cancelling seven dates on their upcoming European tour following a stage collapse in Toronto Saturday. The collapse, which took place an hour before the house was set to open, killed a drum technician and injured three others.
The collapse apparently also destroyed most of the band’s light show and even some of the amplifiers and other backline elements used in their shows. Many of Radiohead’s amps and other equipment are old and therefore difficult… Read More