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GSTV gets up close with a rare vintage classic - the Silvertone Amp In Case
With its lipstick tube pickups and three-watt amp built into the case, the Silvertone Amp In Case was an affordable entry-level model that is rumored to have been the first electric guitar ever owned by the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan. During our recent visit to the National Guitar Museum, GSTV’s Brian Lippey got the lowdown on this unique Danelectro guitar and all-in-one package, that was originally available for just $67.95.
Core Effect are a heavy contemporary rock group from Detroit. This Motor-city four-piece are well-established locally and have opened for the likes of Papa Roach and Seether. Since being formed in 2007, the band has toured extensively throughout the Midwest and East Coast, building a large regional following and garnering some spins on mainstream and college stations. We dig Core Effect’s moody film noiresque video for “Killing Me” and especially like lead guitarist Joe Keough‘s tone on the solo. Check it out!
The Rock Science Marshall Amplification 50th Anniversary Board Game
By Alex Baker
Marshall amplification recently celebrated its 50th anniversary as the leading name in electric guitar amplification. To honor the esteemed British amp makers, Rock Science released the Marshall Amplification 50th Anniversary board game on December 1. The game is available, both online and at Guitar Center locations across the country.
Contained in a box designed to look like a Marshall amp head,… Read More
Analog tube overdrive sound comes in cool retro stompbox
By Alex Baker
Looking for that perfect holiday gift for the guitarist who has everything? Maybe you should consider the FAT Drive Pedal from Pigtronix.
If you’re looking for classically overdriven blues guitar tone with rich saturation and an abundance of analog warmth (and who doesn’t like analog warmth at the holidays?) this is a great pedal for you. Pigtronix take a futuristic approach to analog and the FAT Drive features multiple… Read More
We Were Giants are two brothers and their best friends who make music loud together. The band have a riotous indie pop-rock sound, and an understated cool about them that could easily transform them into indie darlings, were the cards to fall that way. They’ve already landed airplay on some of the top stations in Ireland and could have what it takes to appeal to a more international audience. You can say you heard them first at GSTV when you check out this video for “She Said.”