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Gretsch ’54 Roundup – Cowboy Cool

 Gretsch Custom Shop celebrates 10 year anniversary with Americana-inspired ’54 Roundup

 

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Gretsch Custom Shop, Gretsch has released a handful of new models, handmade by Stephen Stern and the Gretsch Custom Shop Team. One of the models that caught our eye was the ’54 Roundup.

 

This Americana/Western inspired model sports a Trans Red/Brown Relic finish, a knotty pine top, Dynasonic pickups and a “Western Belt Buckle” tailpiece.

 

Like all Gretsch Custom Shop models, the ’54 Roundup… Read More

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NAMM 2014

2014 NAMM Show kicks off later this month

 

The 2014 NAMM Show kicks off later this month and runs from January 23-26 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

 

The NAMM show is held annually and is widely regarded as the premier event for the music product industry. The show will feature over 1500 booths and exhibitions from the top brands in the music world including Gibson, Read More

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Shop Spotlight: Jay Rosen Guitars, Emeryville, CA

GSTV’s Brian Lippey travels to Jay Rosen Guitars in Emeryville, CA

 

Recently Guitar Shop TV host Brian Lippey paid a visit to Jay Rosen Guitars in Emeryville, CA across the bay from San Francisco. Jay has a comprehensive inventory that includes some of the coolest rare and vintage guitars and amps we’ve ever come across. He granted Brian and GSTV access to some of the rarest vintage… Read More

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The Cort Yorktown – BV: Gretsch Style Meets Gibson Sound

Asian guitarmaker’s new hollowbody looks Gretsch on the outside but is all Gibson under the hood

 

By Alex Baker

 

South Korean guitar manufacturer Cort has introduced the new Yorktown BV – a stunning hollowbody with twin humbuckers and a body-style that takes its cues from classic American Gretsch models.

 

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The Cult of Gretsch: Billy Duffy White Falcon

It is with great pleasure that Gretsch is releasing the G7593T Billy Duffy White Falcon guitar, which has immediately become one of the most unique and bewitching White Falcon guitars ever made. Featuring much of what Falcon fans hold dear, The Cult guitarist’s inimitable instrument has several unique aesthetic differences that separate it from the rest of the “Falcon” flock, namely its period-correct ’70s Baldwin-era styling, pure White gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish, V-shaped Falcon headstock, Silver Sparkle binding, custom wound hot “Black Top” Filter’Tron pickups with three-point adjustable ’70s-style metalRead More

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Shop Spotlight: 30th Street Guitars – New York

30th Street Guitars, NYC: As one veteran New York studio guitarist put it: “This is really the only guitar shop in Manhattan for the working guitarist. Every place else is aimed at the wealthy, the kids, or the wealthy kids.” Be that as it may, 30th Street Guitars certainly runs a professional operation, and their staff is very knowledgeable and helpful.

 

 

In addition to their truly impressive collection of vintage 1950′s and 60′s Read More

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