Tag Archives: United States
Wayne Kramer talks to GSTV about the MC5, guitars, and his new jazz project
Interview by Alex Baker
As a founding member of the MC5, Wayne Kramer is arguably one of the most influential American rock guitarists to emerge from the 1960s era. The MC5’s revolutionary stance and proto-punk sound were ahead of their time and while they never became a huge success, they’ve been massively influential on generations of bands since then. After the MC5 broke up, Wayne did a two-year stint in prison… Read More
British blues rocker performs “The Day You Left” at North Sea Jazz Club in Amsterdam
Matt Schofield has been a fixture on the international blues scene for more than a decade. Having got his start playing in the house bands of various festivals around Europe, the Manchester-born guitarist embarked on a successful… Read More
GSTV first went live back in 2010, and in the nearly four years since then we’ve aired performances by up and coming indie bands and some of the most legendary icons in rock. One figure who’s managed to grace our digital airwaves on more than one occasion is the Motor-City Madman himself, Mr. Ted Nugent.
One of our favorite times filming Uncle Ted was at the Dallas International Guitar Festival, circa 2011-2012, when he delivered this swaggering, riotous rendition of “Cat Scratch Fever.” As… Read More
GSTV’s continental correspondent sounds off on Belfast blues rockers The Answer and three other bands you need to hear
By the Mad Dog
The Mad Dog was in Paris recently to see Belfast blues rockers, The Answer, on the penultimate night of their European tour. Formed in 2000 and touted on their recording debut in 2005 as “the best new UK band since Led Zeppelin,” The Answer are the real deal sporting the purists’ line-up… Read More
Electro-Harmonix unveils scorching new overdrive/distortion pedal in demo video
New York-based effects manufacturer Electro-Harmonix has released a new video demo for their OD Glove Overdrive/distortion pedal.
According to the EHX website, the OD Glove is characterized by:
Rich, overtone laden sound that doesn’t get muddy. Responsive controls that take you from sparkling, clean boost through brown crunch and all the way to thick, saturated hi-gain. Advanced features like Tone Shift and selectable 9 or 18V internal voltage for surgical