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Amplitude Jimi Hendrix: The Coolest Guitar App of 2012?

New iPad/iPhone app models legendary Guitar God’s tone

 

By Alex Baker

 

Certainly the coolest guitar app we’ve come across this year is the Amplitude Jimi Hendrix, a new app that models Hendrix’s tone and actual amp set-up. The app was created by IK Multimedia, a company that makes some of the best apps out there for guitars, keyboards, vocals, and more.

 

The Amplitude Jimi Hendrix app features two historically accurate models of… Read More

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The Beatles Stereo Vinyl Box Set

Beatles original 12 UK studio albums plus Past Masters now available in glorious remastered vinyl box

 

By Alex Baker

 

Having not had their original 12 UK studio albums along with Magical Mystery Tour and the two Past Masters collections remastered since 1987, the Fabs catalog finally got a much-needed digital facelift a couple years back. However then, the newly-remastered albums were only made available on CD and as digitalRead More

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Holiday Gift Tip: Pedaltrain 2

Lightweight, solid, and highly portable unit keeps pedals in line

 

By Alex Baker

 

Stompboxes!

 

Guitarists can’t get enough of them, which is fine provided they can find a way to manage all of them.

 

However this is easier said than done and for many guitarists setting up for a jam session, to record, or play a gig, can seem like rewiring a toaster with all the carefully ordered connections needed to properly configure your various pedals. The solution is… Read More

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Holiday Feature: The New Mastersounds

Kids on Christmas are typically up before the sun rises, hopped up on holiday cheer, and can’t control the urge to begin ripping every present with their name on it open. What is a parent to do though, when that is not the case? There’s no way to return to Santa’s workshop. Simon Allen, drummer of The New Mastersounds, shares the story of how his son was not too thrilled with the drum kit Santa delivered. Don’t worry though, Allen’s son had a change of heart

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Holiday Wish List from The Stone Foxes

San Francisco’s The Stone Foxes have had plenty to be thankful for in 2011: Successful touring sprees that included opening slots for The Black Keys, George Thorogood and Los Lonely Boys, as well as appearances at several festivals (Outside Lands, Voodoo Fest, Wakarusa among others); Radio love for their song “Hangman,” off their 2010 release Bears & Bulls; and recording a cover of Slim Harpo’s blues standard “I’m A King Bee,” which was used in the Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey national ad… Read More

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Holiday Wish List: Chip Johnson of Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers

GSTV took some time to chat with a few of our favorite artists about what’s on their wish lists this Holiday season. Chip Johnson, resident gear head from Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers, shared with us a few things that are on his list:
“Being a new face in the SK6ers camp, I’m enjoying gear that is already a part of their live show, but is new to me. I’ve been playing Stephen’s reissue of a ‘72 Telecaster Custom, and Vox AC30 custom classic, while

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