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GSTV Artist Showcase Encore: “Damn Near Devine”

 

Guitar Ship TV’s “Artist Showcase” competition has been a big success, with thousands of talented Indie bands from around the world submitting videos for our consideration. Starting this month, Guitar Shop TV will reprise bands from our “Artist Showcase” competition that we believe a are well-worth an encore performance on our global stage!

 

Damnear Divine is a young band with big ambitions and a sound that’s one part pop punk, one part alt-rock and one part… 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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GSTV Featured Artist : Crawpuppies – Artist Showcase

Hailing from northern Indiana by way of Chicago, the Crawpuppies are a very cool Midwestern rock outfit with a classic rock-inspired take on contemporary alt rock. Local favorites throughout the Chicagoland area, the band has opened for such touring arena rock luminaries as Everclear, Cracker, Hanson, and Counting Crows. A prolific cover band, the Crawpuppies also compose catchy originals as you can see from this clip of the band doing a pop up live video in Chicago.

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Gear Profile: Taylor Acoustics


Guitar Shop TV met with Taylor Guitars at NAMM to check out their redesigned rosewood bodied 700 series to a vintage Americana style with a standard Englemann top and venetian cutaway. In addition to the new look, guitars in the 300 series and above are now also available in a nylon string model. The 200 series budget-friendly guitars have also been made available in a black or sunburst top. Check out the above video for more detail!

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GSTV Featured Artist : Oogie Wawa – Artist Showcase

While some bands have a higher calling in life, there are others who just wanna party. Long Island-based Oogee Wawa fall into the latter category. This hip-hop, surf-rock, reggae combo is actually an assemblage of surfers, bartenders and other local dudes who are basically out to have a good time. But when you hear their catchy fusion of rock and surf hop, you may find yourself wanting to party right along with them. Oogee Wawa is fronted by rapper Jesse Lee and singer/guitarist J.P. Rhythm. The duo is backed by… Read More

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Gear Profile: Slash Guitar Auction


Guitar Shop TV visits the Slash Guitar Auction at Julien’s Auction House in Los Angeles, and previews iconic instruments and other memorabilia (including model Dinosaurs!) from the former Guns n Roses Guitarist’s collection.

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