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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
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.
Retro rock appeal and vintage tone in a compact package
By Alex Baker
The newly-unveiled Retromatic from Peerless Guitars might just be the first new guitar to get us excited in 2013.
Peerless is a well-regarded manufacturer of acoustic guitars that also specializes in smaller body, thinline electric guitars.
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 metal… Read More
New iPad/iPhone app models legendary Guitar God’s tone
By Alex Baker
Certainly the coolest guitar app we’ve come across this year is the Amplitude Jimi Hendrix, a new app that models Hendrix’s tone and actual amp set-up. The app was created by IK Multimedia, a company that makes some of the best apps out there for guitars, keyboards, vocals, and more.
The Amplitude Jimi Hendrix app features two historically accurate models of… Read More
Lightweight, solid, and highly portable unit keeps pedals in line
By Alex Baker
Guitarists can’t get enough of them, which is fine provided they can find a way to manage all of them.
However this is easier said than done and for many guitarists setting up for a jam session, to record, or play a gig, can seem like rewiring a toaster with all the carefully ordered connections needed to properly configure your various pedals. The solution is… Read More