Tag Archives: Jimi Hendrix
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.
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
Rock NYC’s review of recent Big Apple performance from the Austin-based contemporary blues guitarist
By Iman Lababedi
So Gary Clark Jr, great white hope of blue players from Austin fucking Texas, the future of rock and roll, so cool, so handsome, making the world line up so you can show em what’s what, this years hype. It’s nyc, it’s a packed out Bowery Ballroom, and the stage is yours… watcha got?
By Alex Baker
Not many artists who’ve been dead for over 40 years still manage to continuously put out new albums. But then again there was only one Jimi Hendrix.
Considering the amount of material the man recorded over the course of a career that was just over three years in length, it’s almost startling to think of what… Read More
Mighty Mongo is a St. Petersburg, FL band with an unlikely sound that combines influences like No Doubt and Jimi Hendrix with elements of African highlife guitar, before processing them through a kind of surfer party-punk filter. The four-piece outfit was formed in 2009 and have grown an enormous local fanbase since then. They’ve also made appearances at the 2012 Vans Warped Tour and… Read More
Regarded as one of the most daring rock-guitar improvisers since Jimi Hendrix, Reeves is best known for his long partnership with David Bowie, with whom he worked regularly with from 1987 to 1999. The versatile guitarist has also enjoyed an active performing and recording… Read More