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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 : Fill The Silence 1 – Artist Showcase

Fill the Silence is a modern rock band with decidedly classic roots. The band’s music is a fusion of past influences like Neil Young and Led Zeppelin with a heavy, contemporary alt rock sound. Fill the Silence is fronted by the emotive and charismatic Nate Brown on vocals. Brown is capably backed by Chris Bailey on lead guitar, Dave Swanberg on rhythm, Curtis Carver on bass and Tyrel Swezey on drums. The band are already well known in their hometown of Seattle and thanks to extensive touring that’s seen them… Read More

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Les Paul – The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame – Where Legends Live

 

Guitar Shop TV recently traveled to the legendary Rock n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland to speak with VP Todd Mesek, who guided us through a fascinating exhibit on Les Paul, “The Father of the Solid Body Electric Guitar,” who made the sound of rock and roll possible.

 

Paul is one… Read More

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GSTV Featured Artist : Vintage Trouble – Artist Showcase

 

Vintage Trouble describes its sounds as “live-wired, straight-shootin, dirty-mouth’d, pelvis-pushing juke music.” Indeed. This band rocks. Truly. They are also extremely soulful, consistently delivering a very big sound and exciting stage performances. In the current Los Angeles musical milieu of over-hyped, indie bands with hipster haircuts and limited musical abilities, Vintage Trouble are truly a breath of fresh air. A charismatic and musically potent quartet, Vintage Trouble take the classic soul sound and breathe new life… Read More

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 2: Rudy’s Music – New York

Episode Two: Guitar Shop TV heads to Rock N Roll Vintage Guitars in Chicago to check out some amazing classic axes including a 1964 Epiphone Riviera, talks to Rudy Pensa of Rudy Pensa Music in New York about his “new girlfriend,” a 1959 blond ash Fender Stratocaster, and answers a viewer question all the way from Hong Kong!

 

 

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GSTV Featured Artist : The Oz Noy Trio – Artist Showcase

Fusion guitarist Oz Noy chats with Guitar Shop TV backstage at The Bitter End in New York. Noy talks about his melodic approach to improvising, along with his interest in jazz guitarists who experiment with their tones to give them “the presence of a saxophone.” Afterwards, The Oz Noy Trio delivers a smokin’ live performance!
The Israeli-born NYC resident is a tasteful virtuoso who is receiving growing acclaim in jazz circles. He brings fresh energy to Read More

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