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Holiday Feature: The New Mastersounds

Kids on Christmas are typically up before the sun rises, hopped up on holiday cheer, and can’t control the urge to begin ripping every present with their name on it open. What is a parent to do though, when that is not the case? There’s no way to return to Santa’s workshop. Simon Allen, drummer of The New Mastersounds, shares the story of how his son was not too thrilled with the drum kit Santa delivered. Don’t worry though, Allen’s son had a change of heart

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Rockbridge Guitars

 

Rockbridge Guitar Company is a Virginia-based guitar crafting company that prides itself on its meticulous crafting process. The construction of a custom-made guitar begins by selecting the type of tonewoods to be used throughout the instrument, followed by the decison as to which of  eight available models will be the best fit for the player’s individual style and taste.  Then comes the nitty-gritty decisions on hardware, inlays, and other details essential to completion of the final product.

 

Rockbridge Guitars are rare and exquisite instruments indeed, with incredible tonality and design. A… Read More

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Holiday Wish List from The Stone Foxes

San Francisco’s The Stone Foxes have had plenty to be thankful for in 2011: Successful touring sprees that included opening slots for The Black Keys, George Thorogood and Los Lonely Boys, as well as appearances at several festivals (Outside Lands, Voodoo Fest, Wakarusa among others); Radio love for their song “Hangman,” off their 2010 release Bears & Bulls; and recording a cover of Slim Harpo’s blues standard “I’m A King Bee,” which was used in the Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey national ad… Read More

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The Eggnog & Nutmeg Tasting Playlist // Grown Folks Music

 

How many holiday parties have you attended, or been invited to but were conveniently too “sick” to attend during the holidays? It’s ok, you can be honest with us. Well, the next time you host or find yourself at one, you might want to bring Ivan Orr‘s holiday playlist with you. According to his title, any treats containing eggnog or nutmeg will accompany it exquisitely!

 

We’ll keep it simple… Ivan Orr runs the blog Grown Folks Music.

 

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Gear Profile: 65 Amps


 

Each decade holds a defining characteristic, and today everyone is captivated with reviving these vintage items and feelings. 65amps aims to bring back the sound of rock n’ roll from the 1960s; a time filled with soul and rebellion in music. These new amps serve as the bridge between old sounds and new products. Check out 65amps featured product, and pick up one for yourself or a fellow musician!
 
The low-powered but extremely toneful 18 Watt London Pro tube amp is hand made in the… Read More

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 11: Holiday Gift Guide

Ho! Ho! Ho! It’s Holiday Season again and what a year it’s been for amazing guitar gear. There’s a dazzling array of great new guitars, amps, and effects to recommend for holiday giving, and it’s hard to know where to begin.

 

That said, we held our Guitar Shop TV Staff’s collective feet to the Yuletide fire and asked them to come up with five great gift ideas across categories, which… Read More

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