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Shop Spotlight: The Guitar Center, Hollywood: Vox Starstream XII

Guitar Shop TV met recently with our friends at The Guitar Center’s Vintage Room in Hollywood, CA to check out some classic guitars from the Sixties

We were particularly impressed with the V270 Vox Starstream XII, one of Vox’s late sixties hollow-body electric models that features an array of built in battery-powered electronic effects. It was modeled on the thinline semi acoustic models, but without the set neck (it was a bolt-on), and central maple block (it was completely hollow). This made it more akin to guitars such as… Read More

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Hollywood Rockwalk: Guitar Center Hollywood


Many of us guitar players love checking out our local Guitar Centers because we can actually plug in and play through the gear that’s on display. It’s like a safe-haven from all things not rock ‘n’ roll. Some of us, on the other hand, hate it, because Guitar Center also has a knack for being a safe haven from school for metal-head kids, and they seem to really love turning up those Line 6 Spider amps to 11 when they’re practicing their 80s… Read More

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