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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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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 Episode 14: NAMM Highlights, Epiphone, Agile Partners

GSTV Episode Fouteen: Gear! Including part one of our coverage of the National Association of Music Makers (NAMM) annual convention in Anaheim, California, Agile Partners and their amazing “Amp Kit” modeling technology and a visit with “Dr. Epiphone” Will Jones who showed us some very cool new Epiphone models.

 

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Cool App: Guitar Lick of the Day


 

If there’s not a guitar in your hand, then we’re willing to bet that your phone is. Technology is for more than keeping in touch with others now, and is getting pretty nifty with all that it offers. You’d think developers would be running out of the tricks stored up their sleeves, right? Well think again, because there is now an app by Guitar World that will keep you in tune with your phone and guitar at the same time.
 
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Gear Gift Guide: AmpKit + AmpKitLiNK

Have you ever wished you could conveniently carry your amp in your back pocket? Well, thanks to AmpKit, you can now tote one around on any of your Apple products. AmpKit developed by Agile Partners is the ultimate guitar amp effects and recording app for iPadiPhone and iPod touch; delivering by far the best-sounding, most realistic guitar tone on iOS. The AmpKit app allows you to have an amp, full of effects and the ability to record on the go. So no more lost riffs, and no more strokes of genius lost… Read More

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Holiday Gift Guide: Andrew Charles Rock Fashion

 

Looking to get in touch with your inner rock star in 2012? Or maybe just kick up your outter coolness a notch? We suggest starting with your wardrobe and looking at the exciting rock and roll inspired clothing line, Andrew Charles.

 

Andy Hilfiger, musician and life-long clothing enthusiast, has created a cool fashion line that integrates the inspiring sounds of rock n roll with with unique visual designs. Inspiration for the men’s items is drawn from Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler; who continues to make enduring fashion statements throughout… Read More

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