The Blog

Tag Archives: guitars

Producing Led Zeppelin: Legendary Record Producer Andy Johns

 

In “Producing Led Zeppelin” Guitar Shop TV sits down with legendary record producer Andy Johns (The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, and many other rock legends) In this Part One of our exclusive interview, Andy discusses his work with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant in producing the classic rock album Led Zeppelin IV, including the iconic track “Stairway to Heaven.” An amazing conversation with one of the all-time greats!

Posted in Featured, Shop talk | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Shop Spotlight: 30th Street Guitars – New York

30th Street Guitars, NYC: As one veteran New York studio guitarist put it: “This is really the only guitar shop in Manhattan for the working guitarist. Every place else is aimed at the wealthy, the kids, or the wealthy kids.” Be that as it may, 30th Street Guitars certainly runs a professional operation, and their staff is very knowledgeable and helpful.

 

 

In addition to their truly impressive collection of vintage 1950′s and 60′s Read More

Posted in Gear Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Collector’s Corner: The Gibson Trini Lopez – Dave Grohl & Foo Fighters Perform


In Gibson Guitar history there is a select group that was/is accomplished enough to have Gibson put their name on a signature model guitar. Les Paul is of course the default pick in this group, but others such as Barney Kessel, Tal Farlow, and Trini Lopez are also members of this elite group. Yes, one of the chosen ones was Trini Lopez, the actor from the 60′s cult war film The Dirty Dozen and a music performer of whom Peter, Paul and Mary once retorted, “Our next album is… Read More

Posted in Featured, GEAR, Gear locker | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Gear Profile: Marshall Amps

Guitar Shop TV met recently with Nick Bowcott from Marshall Amplification to discuss its 50th Anniversary as a firm and its new product line.

 

Just in case you’ve been living on Mars for any part of the past 50 years, Marshall Amps are an essential part of the history of Rock n’ Roll. According to the Marshall website:

“Throughout the 1960′s Marshall sound powered the most influential and original guitar… Read More

Posted in Gear locker | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Shop Spotlight: Chicago Music Exchange – Chicago

This place is truly Guitar Nirvana! Visiting CME is a not-to-be missed experience for the guitar aficionado. It boasts a staggering collection of the very finest vintage guitars as well as new and used instruments, and stands as one of the most impressive operations of its kind in the world. For almost 20 years Chicago Music Exchange has been the place to find some of the finest vintage… Read More

Posted in Gear locker | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Gear Profile: Dallas International Guitar Festival

972-240-2206
General Information: info@guitarshow.com

Guitar Shop TV looks at the one and only Dallas International Guitar Festival, the world’s oldest and largest event of its kind. This is Guitar Heaven, Texas-style, with over 800 booths representing collectors, dealers, manufacturers and traders from every corner of the USA.

 

 

This is the place to buy, sell, trade or appraise incredible vintage instruments, check out cool new and… Read More

Posted in No Display | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,