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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 Featured Artist : Oogie Wawa – Artist Showcase

While some bands have a higher calling in life, there are others who just wanna party. Long Island-based Oogee Wawa fall into the latter category. This hip-hop, surf-rock, reggae combo is actually an assemblage of surfers, bartenders and other local dudes who are basically out to have a good time. But when you hear their catchy fusion of rock and surf hop, you may find yourself wanting to party right along with them. Oogee Wawa is fronted by rapper Jesse Lee and singer/guitarist J.P. Rhythm. The duo is backed by… Read More

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GSTV Featured Artist : Fill The Silence 1 – Artist Showcase

Fill the Silence is a modern rock band with decidedly classic roots. The band’s music is a fusion of past influences like Neil Young and Led Zeppelin with a heavy, contemporary alt rock sound. Fill the Silence is fronted by the emotive and charismatic Nate Brown on vocals. Brown is capably backed by Chris Bailey on lead guitar, Dave Swanberg on rhythm, Curtis Carver on bass and Tyrel Swezey on drums. The band are already well known in their hometown of Seattle and thanks to extensive touring that’s seen them… Read More

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January Artist Showcase Winner: Sicotropico

 

Guitar Shop TV’s January Artist Showcase winner is the exciting power trio Sicotropico. Hailing from Bogota, Colombia, Sicotropico’s sound is an innovative fusion of rock and world music. The band is composed of Caribbean Colombian musicians who draw on a variety of eclectic influences which also include jazz, salsa and funk to craft a distinct, heavy sound that is all their own. Catch the band in action in this great live clip of them performing their Santana-like original, “Veneno.”

 

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February Artist Showcase Finalists


 

Guitar Shop TV is excited to present February’s six Artist Showcase finalists. Our competition continues to attract thousands of submissions from great bands around the world and we think this month’s finalists represent amazing talent. OurJanuary winner, Sicotropico, received rave reviews as well the largest number of votes from our viewers around the world.

 

All you need to do to show their support for one of this month’s six finalists is to REGISTER and VOTE FOR YOUR BAND AT OUR “POLL STATION” ON THE UPPER RIGHT HANDRead More

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Guitar Toolkit –iPhone App

 

Guitar Toolkit –iPhone App
Available at Apple’s App Store, Guitar Toolkit provides a super- accurate chromatic tuner for 6- and 12-string guitars, 4-, 5- and 6-string bass, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele. It covers standard and alternate tunings for each instrument and also provides a library of over 500,000 Read More

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