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Shop Spotlight: The Music Zoo – Long Island, New York

Tommy Colletti, Owner and CEO of The Music Zoo in Roslyn, Long island, New York speaks with GSTV about his love for guitars and his passion for delivering quality instruments and service to his customers. Colletti established The Music Zoo 19 years ago, and recently relocated to an expansive new location to better serve his growing clientele. He also discusses how technology has changed the guitar community, his personal guitar collection, and along with one of his all-time favorite guitars, EddieRead More

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Shop Spotlight: Chicago Music Exchange – Chicago

This place is truly Guitar Nirvana! Visiting CME is a not-to-be missed experience for the guitar aficionado. It boasts a staggering collection of the very finest vintage guitars as well as new and used instruments, and stands as one of the most impressive operations of its kind in the world. For almost 20 years Chicago Music Exchange has been the place to find some of the finest vintage… Read More

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Gear Profile: Godin Guitars

 

Guitar Shop TV met recently with Richard Bunze of Godin Guitars to check out its exciting new line of electric and acoustic guitars for 2012, including the Godin Session Plus model, the Fifth Avenue Uptown model (nominated for best electric guitar of the year), its Icon series, and other exciting models. We also discuss Godin’s amazing work with Candaian super band Arcade FireRead More

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Gear Profile: Hagstrom Guitars

Guitar Shop TV met with Craig Smith of Hagstrom Guitars at NAMM 2012 to preview some of their gorgeous new models, including their very cool Tremar Deuce-F model, the Viking Baritone guitar, and our personal favorite, the new Viking electric 12-string! See the video above for the complete interview.

 

 

Hagstrom is an iconic Swedish guitar company with a great history of producing high-quality, cool looking, great sounding instruments at attractive… 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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Gear Profile: The Gibson Robby Krieger SG

Guitar Shop TV’s “Guitar of the Month” is Robby Krieger‘s Gibson SG Inspired from Gibson Custom, in keeping with our tribute to The Doors.

 

According to Gibson’s promotional write-up: “From 1965 to 1971, Krieger and The Doors created a body of music that redefined American rock and roll at its core. Today, their songs remain some of the most influential and original ever written. Much of that writing happened… Read More

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