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More like a gang that’s somehow got ahold of some instruments than just some mere band, The Dirty Pearls are an NYC outfit with an old school rock and roll sound and attitude. The band burst out of the Lower East Side about three years ago, playing catchy rock songs about sex, drugs, and what else. . . rock and roll.
The band’s neo-classic rock vibe takes its cues from… Read More
Compact guitar amps that pack a mighty punch
“Be prepared to catch your chin before it hits the floor.” That how Phil Jones Amps describes the powerful impact of its compact amps series for bassists and guitarists—They are really amazing—We were really impressed by the volume tine and overall quality of these briefcase sized amps, worthy of your consideration.
According to the Phil Jones Amp website: “….. you might not use this amp for the next Woodstock. For the next small to medium size gig? You certainly… Read More
Ex-Tin Machine axeman tells the unlikely story of how his 12-year collaboration with Bowie began
Sonically explorative guitarist Reeves Gabrels is best known for the dozen or so years he partnered David Bowie; first as lead guitarist for The Tin Machine, and later during the 1990s, when Bowie was releasing innovative albums like 1997′s Earthling, one of the first major albums to combine rock with electronica.
In part II of Guitar Shop TV’s exclusive interview… Read More
Rancid frontman partners with Fender for Tim Armstrong Deluxe acoustic model
By Alex Baker
Fender Guitars has announced the release of the new Tim Armstrong Deluxe acoustic model. The guitar was in fact produced in partnership with the heavily-tattooed Rancid frontman and was actually modeled after his original ’70s Fender acoustic (see video above).
For a guitar that was designed by the leader of a Read More
“The 1608,” Bon Iver’s custom whiskey barrel guitar
Love guitars, Bon Iver, whiskey and charity? So do we. This beautiful guitar pictured above, known simply as “The 1608″ was designed by Justin Vernon of Bon Iver fame.
Perhaps even better, the guitar was crafted almost entirely with white oak wood from authentic Bushmills Whiskey Barrels. But what really ties this beautiful instrument together are the bottle cap control knobs.
“Producing Van Halen” Guitar Shop TV sits down with legendary record producer Andy Johns (The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, and many other rock greats) In this exclusive interview, Andy discusses his work with Eddie Van Halen in producing several of his classic rock albums.