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Building the ESP Custom Shop “Ghost Soldier” – Video

Fascinating stop motion clip shows the intricacies of building a custom shop model by hand

 

Ever wonder how guitars in a custom shop are built? Now’s your chance to find out with this cool time lapse video released by the ESP Custom Shop depicting the making of the ESP exclusive “Ghost Soldier” model.

 

The video, which was shot at the ESP Custom Shop in Tokyo, shows the process of building… Read More

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Eastwood Guitars Airline H77 and H78

New semi-hollow body models inspired by the Black Key’s Dan Auerbach

 

The Eastwood Airline H77 and H78 are a new pair of semi-hollow body models from the independent guitar maker that were inspired by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys.

 

Founded in 2001, Eastwood is a Canadian guitar maker that creates reproductions of classic Sixties models like… Read More

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Shop Spotlight: Lazy Angels Music – Los Angeles


 
Guitar Shop TV meets with Lazy Angels Music, a very cool Los Angeles guitar purveyor, to check out some incredible vintage guitars, including a almost-never-seen 1960′s Carvin Double Neck and a 4-pickup Zim Gar Japanese solidbody!


Calling their business “A Hobby Gone Terribly Wrong,”┬áLazy Angeles is run by Eric and Rick, two of the nicest and most knowlegible guys in the vintage guitar business. Check out our cool interview with these guitar madmen, filmed at the LA Guitar Show!

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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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Gear Profile: PRS Guitars – Paul Reed Smith Interview

Guitar innovator, master luthier, celebrity and entrepreneur, Paul Reed Smith is owner and creator of PRS Guitars. Smith made his first guitar while he was a student at St. Mary’s College in Maryland, and continued to build guitars after college. After he would complete one, he would bring it to concerts and convince the musicians to try it out and give him feedback.

 

PRS Guitar Factory

 

Smith eventually encountered Carlos Santana. The end result of this meeting was that Santana ended up trying… Read More

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