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Free Guitar Lessons from Sonic Youth’s Lee Renaldo

Sonic Youth‘s Lee Renaldo Offers Guitar Workshop at NYC’s Other Music

 

Lee Renaldo will be hosting a guitar workshop on October 28 at NYC’s Other Music. The longtime Sonic Youth axeman will be giving free lessons to students who attend the workshop.

 

“Lee will be hosting his first Guitar Clinic, having a discussion and demonstration of his weapon of choice,” read a post on the Read More

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Ballyhoo! “Take It Easy” Unplugged in New York

Howi Spangler of Ballyhoo! performs “Take It Easy” backstage at Gramercy Theater, NYC

 

Like Vampire Weekend, Aberdeen, Maryland-based Ballyhoo! distill a variety of influences that include pop, punk, and reggae into a slick indie pop sound that’s easily digestible and seems ready-made for radio Identified by MTV’s Artist on the Verge… Read More

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Futurist

Being a band of bearded, longhaired hipsters with a retro influenced sound is nothing new at this point. If you’re from New York City, it’s become almost a cliché. Unless you are Futurist that is. The Brooklyn five-piece describes themselves as “indie art rock,” which might make you wince were it not for the band’s instantly likeable alt-folk rock sound. Futurist have been making some waves on the Read More

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Great Performances: Rick Derringer – “The Star Spangled Banner” and “Real American”


In Memory of our Fallen Heroes of September 11

 

Guitar Icon Rick Derringer performs “The Star Spangled Banner” and his original composition “Real American” LIVE in NYC

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Shop Spotlight: 30th Street Guitars – New York

30th Street Guitars, NYC: As one veteran New York studio guitarist put it: “This is really the only guitar shop in Manhattan for the working guitarist. Every place else is aimed at the wealthy, the kids, or the wealthy kids.” Be that as it may, 30th Street Guitars certainly runs a professional operation, and their staff is very knowledgeable and helpful.

 

 

In addition to their truly impressive collection of vintage 1950′s and 60′s Read More

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Johnny & Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer, Kim Simmonds: “Jumping Jack Flash”




Check Guitar Shop TV’s LIVE footage of Johnny & Edgar Winter jamming with Rick Derringer and Kim Simmons (ex-Savoy Brown) at Beekman Beer Garden, NYC, on the Stones’ rock classic “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”

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