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Musikmesse 2014 – Live in Frankfurt

Musikmesse 2014 set to kickoff March 12 in Frankfurt

 

Musikmesse 2014, the European equivalent of the Winter NAMM Show, is set to kickoff March 12 in Frankfurt Germany. The four day convention will run through March 15 and like its U.S. counterpart, will feature the latest in guitar, tech, drum, amps, and DJ gear.

 

While all the big guitar… Read More

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NAMM 2014

2014 NAMM Show kicks off later this month

 

The 2014 NAMM Show kicks off later this month and runs from January 23-26 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

 

The NAMM show is held annually and is widely regarded as the premier event for the music product industry. The show will feature over 1500 booths and exhibitions from the top brands in the music world including Gibson, Read More

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Gear Profile: Dean Guitars

Guitar Shop TV caught up on the latest Dean Guitars releases, celebrating its 35th anniversary with a series of special edition products. Dean revealed the newest additions to the DCR series, such as the DIMEBAG RAZORBACK BLACKTOOTH, with a limited run of only 200 guitars produced worldwide.

A treat for the Dave Mustaine fans is the brand new DAVE MUSTAINE VMNT PEACE SELLS, based on the Megadeth album cover, and the DAVE MUSTAINE VMNT ANGEL OF DETH, as seen on the Big Four tour. The VMNT series… Read More

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Collector’s Corner: The Gretsch White Falcon

Recognized with immense fondness as the “Cadillac of Guitars”, The White Falcon was commercially introduced in 1955 by ambassador/consultant Jimmy Webster and Gretsch. The Falcon is renowned for its large size, (17″ in width”), distinguishing appearance, bright white paint which would eventually melt into a cool vanilla bean tint, gold trim, and soaring falcon engraved on the gold pickguard. These ornaments and features drew players in immediately once it was launched.

In 1962 the Gretsch white falcon changed from the single cutaway to a double cutaway… Read More

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Great Performances: John Mayer Unplugged

Guitar Shop TV was on hand to hear guitarist extraordinaire and Grammy-Award winner John Mayer unveil and play his new Martin 00-45SC John Mayer Signature Edition.

 

The instrument is already a collectors item, as only 25 of them were made. It is an extraordinarily beautiful guitar, made with rosewood and Adirondack spruce, and deep, vibrant voicings.

 

Mayer said he wanted people to buy it not because they… Read More

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Gear Profile: Godin Guitars

 

Guitar Shop TV met recently with Richard Bunze of Godin Guitars to check out its exciting new line of electric and acoustic guitars for 2012, including the Godin Session Plus model, the Fifth Avenue Uptown model (nominated for best electric guitar of the year), its Icon series, and other exciting models. We also discuss Godin’s amazing work with Candaian super band Arcade FireRead More

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