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Ana Popovic: GSTV’s Exclusive Interview with Female Blues/Rock Sensation

Serbian blues/rock guitarist talks to Guitar Shop TV backstage at the Iridium in NYC

 

Belgrade-born Ana Popovic was introduced to the blues at an early age by her father. Taking up the guitar as a teenager, Ana began performing on the European blues circuit in the mid 1990s. By decade’s end, she’d recorded an album with her band Hush and relocated to Amsterdam to study at… Read More

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CMJ 2012: Dance for the Dying

GSTV’s profile of DC dance rock band at CMJ Music Marathon

 

A Washington DC-based dance-rock quartet, with a catchy, synth-driven sound, Dance for the Dying were definitely one of the standout bands we heard at this year’s CMJ Festival in New York. The band draw on influences that include goth and pop bands from the Eighties and Nineties, to create what they describe in their bio as “songs you… Read More

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CMJ 2012: The Big Picture Media Showcase

Lily and the Parlour Tricks, The Mercies, Socratic, The Ugly Club and others light up Sullivan Hall at CMJ

 

As you might expect, this year’s CMJ Festival in New York was packed full of bands, some talented, others. . . less so.

 

With multiple shows, events, and showcases happening constantly over a period of just a few days, CMJ can be hit or miss of experience. However one gig at this year’s festival we definitely didn’t want to miss, was the Big Picture Media Showcase. Big… Read More

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Beatles Bus on the Loose in New York and L.A.

Beatles pop-up record stores will roll through L.A and NYC Tuesday

 

By Alex Baker

 

In celebration of the vinyl release of  their original remastered catalog, The Beatles will be deploying special “Beatle buses” in New York and Los Angeles this Tuesday, November 13.

 

The converted double-deckers will serve as mobile record shops, popping up around the city, selling Beatles records in the one-day promotion.

 

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Wyldlife

It’s hard not to like a band whose bio claims they were “raised by alcoholic wolves” and who cite The Saints, The MC5, Iggy Pop and cheap beer as influences. Wyldlife is an old school punk/power pop combo started by four likely lads who were then attending Purchase College. Since moving on from school Wyldlife has relocated to the Read More

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Stones Begin Rehearsals for Upcoming Shows, Hint at More to Come

The Rolling Stones were on the red carpet in London last night for the premier of their new documentary Crossfire Hurricane. The 2.5 hour rock-doc chronicles the band’s career from their early days as a London blues outfit to their meteoric rise to become rock’s most endearing, and arguably, greatest act.

 

Speaking to the media at last night’s premier, singer Mick Jagger, who is now 69, told reporters, “Rehearsals are going very well, we’ve done about… Read More

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