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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!

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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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Guitar World Magazine’s Top 50 Albums of 2012

Guitar World Magazine unveils its picks for the top 50 new releases this year, did your favorite make the cut?

 

By Alex Baker

 

In the music world at large Adele’s 21 might be garnering all the end-of-the-year acclaim and sales figures. But when it comes to Guitar World Magazine, it didn’t even make it into the top 50.

 

As you might expect, the axe-mad mag kept its list pretty much on the rock tip with high honors going to classic rock mainstays like Rush, Read More

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“Producing Van Halen”: Exclusive Interview with Legendary Record Producer Andy Johns

“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.

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Exclusive Interview: LA Studio Legends Waddy Watchel and Leland Sklar: Part 2

“The Old Days” – Exclusive interview with LA Recording Studio Legends Waddy Watchel and Leland Sklar: Part 2 of 4

GUITARIST WADDY WACHTEL has appeared on hundreds of albums over the years, and has been a mainstay of the Los Angeles music scene. Among the artists and bands he has worked with are The Everly Brothers, Jackson Browne, Kim Carnes, Rosanne Cash, The Church, The Cowsills, Bob Dylan, Silver Condor, Gilby Clarke, Melissa Etheridge, Bryan Ferry, Bernard Fowler, Andrew Gold, Don Henley, Carole King, Miranda Lambert, The Motels, Maria… Read More

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Gear Profile: The Steinberger L Series Bass

The Steinberger L series bass was formally introduced in 1980, and in 1983 the Steinberger GL guitar was rolled out. At the same time a slightly revised version of the bass was also introduced and given the name XL to distinguish it from the guitar and the original L bass. Check the above photo of GSTV friend Derek J with his 1986 XL bass: very cool!

The instruments were described as being made from layers of composite materials (carbon fiber and… Read More

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