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Watch Jason Isbell & 400 Unit Perform on ‘Late Show ‘

Southern rock outfit Jason Isbell & 400 looked and sounded sharp during this week’s appearance on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Dressed in a dark sport coat, Isbell and his band rolled through a spirited rendition of the politically-charged “Hope the High Road” off brand new album The Nashville Sound. While clearly recognizing that many may be still angry over last year’s presidential election, Is ...

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See New Swearingen and Kelli Video for ‘Annalise’

In advance of sophomore album The Marrying Kind, due out July 21, Americana husband-and-wife duo Swearingen and Kelli dropped a new video for its lead single “Annelise.” The clip finds the Florida-based couple outdoors strolling around a farm and performing the haunting tale of a man holding on to his memories of his one true love. According to the duo, the entire album “is all about LOVE and the darker sha ...

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Vintage Guitar Reviews the Cliff Gallup Signature Duo Jet

The G6128T-CLFG Cliff Gallup Signature Duo Jet was reviewed in the June issue of Vintage Guitar, earning the magazine’s stamp of ‘Approved Gear.’ Gallup’s very brief stint with Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps had an innovative impact on the music industry that forever changed guitar in rock-and-roll. His influential contributions inspired many musicians, like George Harrison, to not only follow in his musica ...

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Watch Duane Eddy Perform Live with Dan Auerbach

After relocating to Nashville, Tenn., Black Keys singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach founded his own Easy Eye Sound studio and eventually began to write and record his new sophomore solo album Waiting on a Song. “”I mean, there are just so many musicians everywhere — and some of the greatest musicians, that made some of my favorite records of all time,” Auerbach told NPR. “I mean that’s it. That’s why I came here ...

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Freeze Frame Coachella Moments

With more than 250 bands scheduled across 8 different venues, it was impossible to cover all of the action of the 2017 Coachella Festival. But we did our best to roam the grounds and catch as much live music as possible. Below, we’ve rounded up a handful of highlights from an exhilarating second weekend in Indio, Calif.! LEMON TWIGS Photo by Julian Bajsel ©Coachella 2017 The theatrical, jaw-dropping Friday ...

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Five Coachella Buzz Bands You Need to Know

Check out five break-worthy bands that were the buzz of Coachella. Sofi Tukker Photo by Greg Noire ©Coachella 2017 Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern comprise New York-based dance duo Sofi Tukker. Paste magazine described their 2016 debut album Animals as “an insatiable dance collection of jungle-pop songs with many well-executed nods towards Brazilian instruments, poets and to the national language, Por ...

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Rancid Announce New Album; Share Video for Single ‘Ghost of a Chance’

Rancid today announced details around June 9’s upcoming album Trouble Maker, and even delivered a new music video for its lead single “Ghost of a Chance.” Clocking in at 1:42, “Ghost of a Chance” is a rapid fire, blistering punk gem and is performed live in a garage in the video below. The clip also includes captions as Gretsch signature artist Tim Armstrong sings his lyrics. Featuring 19 tracks, Trouble Ma ...

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The Streamliner Collection Takes Gold in the Technofile Awards

Thetechnofile.com is a webzine dedicated to all things music, film, photography and animation and each year, they  recognize the top consumer products in these categories with the Technofile Awards. Gretsch couldn’t be more proud to announce that for 2016, our Streamliner took the top prize for “Best Guitar.” Applauding the Streamliner Collection’s affordability, quality and sound, the critics found it diff ...

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At the Drive-In is Electrifying on Jimmy Kimmel Live

At The Drive-In brought their staple high-intensity set to the Jimmy Kimmel Live outdoor stage last week. Performing “Hostage Stamps” and “Call Broken Arrow” off their freshly released album In·ter A·li·a, frontman Cedric Bixler-Zavala electrified the crowd with his theatrical mic twirls, stage rolls and high jumps, with guitarist Keeley Davis echoing that same energy on his custom Gretsch Streamliner. Chec ...

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Vintage Guitar Explores the Rare Gretsch 6130 Round-Up

In the May issue cover story of Vintage Guitar, the magazine shines a spotlight on the charming Old West allure of the rare Gretsch 6130 Round-Up. The article details the history of this unique guitar, which first made its debut in 1953 to catch the attention of the country market. With the rising popularity of the solid body Duo Jet, Gretsch decked out the instrument in quintessential ‘50s cowboy kitsch to ...

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