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GSTV Artist Showcase Encore: “Damn Near Devine”

 

Guitar Ship TV’s “Artist Showcase” competition has been a big success, with thousands of talented Indie bands from around the world submitting videos for our consideration. Starting this month, Guitar Shop TV will reprise bands from our “Artist Showcase” competition that we believe a are well-worth an encore performance on our global stage!

 

Damnear Divine is a young band with big ambitions and a sound that’s one part pop punk, one part alt-rock and one part… Read More

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Gear Profile: Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Auction

Guitar Shop TV attended Eric Clapton‘s 2011 Crossroads Guitar Auction at Bonham’s Auction House in New York, and it was a sight to behold. The Auction was established to aid The Crossroads Centre in Antigua, an addiction recovery facility founded by Clapton in 1998.

 

 

According to Clapton’s website: “two viewing rooms in New York City were jam-packed with bidders, as was theLos Angeles salesroom which participated by a simulcast. Additionally, there… Read More

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Exclusive Interview: The SubClones with Alan Parsons

Last year, Guitar Shop TV sat down with renowned award-winning producer/engineer Alan Parsons and an enigmatic new group, SubClones, while recording their debut album at LA hit-makers’ studio, The Village. We were mightily impressed by the group and the enduring creative genius of Alan Parsons as a Producer. We captured an exclusive and engaging conversation in the video above, which we are re-releasing for your viewing pleasure.

 

 

According to the SubClones’ website:
“Known for… Read More

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Gear Profile: Gretsch Duo Jet George Harrison Tribute Guitar

Joe Carducci, Product Specialist for GRETSCH GUITARS, shows us this amazing Limited Edition instrument and several other cool Gretsches.

 

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 6: R& B Legend Steve Cropper

Our exclusive conversation with STEVE CROPPER: legendary guitarist, composer, and producer, who talks Memphis, Stax Records, meeting Hendrix, his latest CD “Dedicated” and much more. ALSO Joe Carducci, Product Specialist for GRETSCH GUITARS, shows us the amazing Limited Edition GEORGE HARRISON “Tribute” Duo Jet and several other cool Gretsches.

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Where Legends Live: The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame – Jeff Beck

Howard Kramer, curatorial director of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, shows off the fabulously beat-up Esquire guitar Jeff Beck played with The Yardbirds. Jimmy Page played it as well, when he was in The Yardbirds with Beck, as the two would sometimes trade instruments.  This guitar came to the Rock & Roll Hall Fame via Read More

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