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Gear Profile: Marshall Amps

Guitar Shop TV met recently with Nick Bowcott from Marshall Amplification to discuss its 50th Anniversary as a firm and its new product line.

 

Just in case you’ve been living on Mars for any part of the past 50 years, Marshall Amps are an essential part of the history of Rock n’ Roll. According to the Marshall website:

“Throughout the 1960′s Marshall sound powered the most influential and original guitar… Read More

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Gear Profile: The Foxy Lady Project – The Ultimate Guitar Book

If you’re looking for the ultimate guitar photo books, you need look no further than the Foxy Lady Project; a new limited-edition volume that features life-size photographs of 61 different classic guitars.

The project came about when photographer Maxime Ruiz made a life-size blowup of a photo of a guitar that he’d taken. Ruiz and his colleague Gilles Devicq, a Paris-based image marketer, were impressed at how visually striking it was. At first they thought they’d do a… Read More

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GSTV Featured Artist: Leslie Craig at Twelth & Porter, Nashville

Leslie Craig is an infinitely charismatic country-rock singer/songwriter with a deeply pronounced soul influence. A full time working performer by the age of 17, Leslie is a local favorite in Nashville and fronts a versatile band that’s capable of matching her every turn as she veers effortlessly from rock to blues to country to soul, all in her inimitable, soaring rootsy vocal style. We sat down with her to discuss her influences and lots more in this… Read More

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Johnny Cooper: Rising Star of Country Rock

Johnny Cooper is a singularly talented singer/songwriter/guitarist who hails from Wichita Falls, Texas. We’ve been following Johnny for almost a year, and this guy is really something special! A formidable frontman at 23, Cooper possesses a high, cutting rock timbre that instantly grabs your attention and yet goes down as smooth as velvet. With his backing band in tow, Cooper plays some 200 live shows a year. As he slashes and croons his way through original… Read More

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Two Leather Jacket Must-Haves for the Rock Aficionado


Say the words rock ‘n’ roll and what pictures immediately come to mind? Probably a nice Fender Strat or Gibson Les Paul, maybe long hair, tattoos and screaming groupies? Definitely a nice broken in leather jacket.

 

Few fashion pieces scream rock ‘n’ roll as much as the leather jacket—maybe spandex if you’re into the 80s thing, but don’t expect to pull off the Poison look today unless you’re at… Read More

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Robert Randolph Plays Hendrix: LIVE at The Iridium NYC




In this Guitar Shop TV exclusive, steel guitar virtuoso Robert Randolph delivers a smoking hot live rendition of the Jimi Hendrix classic “Voodoo Chile”  at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York City. Randolph captures the original power and soulfulness of this amazing song, while adding his own unique interpretation on the pedal steel.  Don’t miss this incredible performance!

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