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Midnight Mirage

Los Angeles pop-rockers Midnight Mirage have a sweeping, radio-friendly sound that would seem to put them in the same category as mega-successful act like the Maroon 5. Originally from New Jersey, the five-piece outfit now operates out of North Hollywood. Midnight Mirage’s sound is characterized by catchy pop songs with clean vocals and hooky choruses, underpinned by heavy rock guitars.  Here’s a hot clip of the band strutting their live chops as they perform their original number “Whatever You Want.”

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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: Fender Custom Shop – World’s Most Expensive Stratocaster!

 

We met with The Fender Custom Shop recently to take a look at “The World’s Most Expensive Stratocaster,” called “The Midnight Opulence” which been put up for sale in Singapore for an amazing US$90,000.

 

Studded with several different kinds of precious jewels, including diamonds, citrine, blue topaz, peridot and emeralds the ‘Midnight Opulence’ is a one-of-a-kind axe, hand built from scratch and designed by master builder Yuriy Shishkov. Even the guitar wires are hand-hammered of fine silver and rose gold design.

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 6: R& B Legend Steve Cropper

Our exclusive conversation with STEVE CROPPER: legendary guitarist, composer, and producer, who talks Memphis, Stax Records, meeting Hendrix, his latest CD “Dedicated” and much more. ALSO Joe Carducci, Product Specialist for GRETSCH GUITARS, shows us the amazing Limited Edition GEORGE HARRISON “Tribute” Duo Jet and several other cool Gretsches.

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