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Shop Spotlight: The Guitar Center, Hollywood: Vox Starstream XII

Guitar Shop TV met recently with our friends at The Guitar Center’s Vintage Room in Hollywood, CA to check out some classic guitars from the Sixties

We were particularly impressed with the V270 Vox Starstream XII, one of Vox’s late sixties hollow-body electric models that features an array of built in battery-powered electronic effects. It was modeled on the thinline semi acoustic models, but without the set neck (it was a bolt-on), and central maple block (it was completely hollow). This made it more akin to guitars such as… Read More

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PRS Opens LA Artist Showroom in Burbank

PRS guitars opens full-time artist showroom where guitarists can experience the PRS brand in an intimate studio setting

 

By Alex Baker

 

Paul Reed Smith Guitars has opened a new full-time Artist Showroom. The new showroom, which is housed at the CenterStaging facility in Burbank, CA was envisioned as a place where guitarists could interact with and experience the PRS brand in an intimate studio setting.… Read More

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The Gibson Harrison-Clapton “Lucy” Les Paul : Presented By Guitar Center

 

Eric Clapton shares his unique background story on the Gibson Harrison-Clapton Lucy Les Paul guitar with some of his most memorable moments. In collaboration with the George Harrison Estate and Eric Clapton, this historical guitar will be limited edition of just 100 guitars worldwide, available in America EXCLUSIVELY through Guitar Center March 21, 2013. guitarcenter.com/clapton

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The YRG 1000 GEN 2: a revolution in MIDI guitar control?

You Rock Guitar brings digital MIDI guitar control to the masses with the YRG 1000 Gen 2

 

By Alex Baker

 

The YRG 1000 Gen 2 is a mass-produced MIDI guitar that was designed to put digital guitar technology into the hands of the masses.

 

According to Sound on Sound, the YRG 1000 “just might be the… Read More

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Juston Stens and the Get Real Gang

Reared on his parents classic rock albums from the Sixties and Seventies, singer/guitarist Juston Stens was inspired to get his first electric guitar after seeing Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future. After doing time with a number of other Philadelphia rock and punk outfits, Juston put his own group, the Get Real Gang, together in 2009 and has since been exploring a vintage… Read More

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Gear Profile: Silvertone Amp In Case at National Guitar Museum

GSTV gets up close with a rare vintage classic -  the Silvertone Amp In Case

 

With its lipstick tube pickups and three-watt amp built into the case, the Silvertone Amp In Case was an affordable entry-level model that is rumored to have been the first electric guitar ever owned by the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan. During our recent visit to the National Guitar Museum, GSTV’s Brian Lippey got the lowdown on this unique Danelectro guitar and all-in-one package, that was originally available for just $67.95.

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