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You Rock Guitar brings digital MIDI guitar control to the masses with the YRG 1000 Gen 2
By Alex Baker
The YRG 1000 Gen 2 is a mass-produced MIDI guitar that was designed to put digital guitar technology into the hands of the masses.
Alt-rock quartet Sunshine Riot have a country influenced sound that they rather aptly describe as “something like Johnny Cash meets Kurt Cobain.” The Boston, Mass outfit has toured all over the country, developing a live show that teams with searing music and incredible energy. They’ve also managed to garner favorable press everywhere from Nashville to NYC and have recently put their album “A Fresh Bottle & A Brand New Day” out on… Read More
Reared on his parents classic rock albums from the Sixties and Seventies, singer/guitarist Juston Stens was inspired to get his first electric guitar after seeing Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future. After doing time with a number of other Philadelphia rock and punk outfits, Juston put his own group, the Get Real Gang, together in 2009 and has since been exploring a vintage… Read More
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs (pictured) are among the bands whose albums CMJ has singled out as worth looking forward to this year. Check out the article, and leave us a comment below if you disagree or feel they’ve left something out.
Most Anticipated Releases of 2012
2013 is already shaping up to be a pretty strange year for music.
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.
Klover Jane is a heavy rock band from Seattle, WA with a classic hard rock sound that recalls the likes of Guns N Roses and Soundgarden. With a voice that owes a definite debt to Axl Rose, Klover Jane frontman Rane Stone has been identified as having a voice that’s “the greatest thing to come out of Seattle in a… Read More