Wayne Kramer Discusses the MC5, guitars, and his new jazz project
later, like after I came home from prison, and I went back to Europe as a solo artist, I started to meet the Clash and Nick Lowe and Billy Bragg and all those guys would tell me that Back in the USA was the record that inspired them. I think Kick Out the Jams might’ve been just too over the top for them or maybe they were too young, I don’t know. But Back in the USA was everything they were talking about
Guitar Shop TV Presents: Howi Spangler of Ballyhoo! performs “Take It Easy” backstage at Gramercy Theater, NYC
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
Dom La Nena Interview: The Cello As Solo Instrument
When I thought about composing the songs I didn’t think it was possible to do it with only the cello, but when I stated writing I realized it was. I began to create loops and layers with only the cello, and arrived at a really layered sound and my own little orchestra
Heaven And Earth's "Dig" Reviewed
If you believe, as Noel Gallagher of Oasis once claimed, that all the best rock and roll songs have already been written and the only thing to do is re-write them, then you’ll probably dig Dig
GuitarTV Exclusive: Allman Brothers Singer/Guitarist Scott Sharrard: Live at Red Lion NYC
Recently the guitarist has been blazing a trail as a solo artist. With his backing unit the Brickyard Band, Scott has released three critically acclaimed solo albums and established a distinct sound that’s a smooth combination of rock, soul and blues.
Guitar Shop TV's Exclusive Interview With Ukelele Playing Singer Songwriter Rachel Brown
With a unique voice that’s equal parts sweet and sultry, Rachel fronts a band of talented African and Caribbean musicians and fuses varying influences such as country, hip-hop, and world music into a captivating and unique pop sound.
Guitar Shop TV's Exclusive Interview With Heat Seeking (and Who Opening) Act Vintage Trouble
Vintage Trouble has enjoyed a whirlwind ride that has seen them conquering the UK and Europe with incessant touring, and landing an opening slot on The Who’s Quadrophenia tour in the U.S. Tonight, Thursday, December 6th, you can see Vintage Trouble live on late night TV, when they appear on The Late Show with David Letterman.
Guitar Shop TV's Exclusive Interview With Raising Rockers the Dirty Pearls
GSTV caught up with these rising stars of the NYC rock scene at this year’s CMJ Festival. Check out GSTV’s exclusive interview and live footage of one of the Big Apple’s most-buzzing-est bands