2018 brings a bevy of beautiful new Gretsch Jets to the table. From the all-new Players Edition Jet™ BT and Electromatic® Jet BT models, fueled by our powerful Broad’Tron pickups, to our Players Edition Jet™ FT featuring Filter’Tron pickups, these solid bodies are the culmination of over half a century of tonal performance and magic.
Mainstream punk rockers Green Day dropped a video for their new song “Back in the USA” off their recently released greatest hits album, God’s Favorite Band. Based on the ‘80s, cult sci-fi film They Live, the video features Billie Joe Armstrong and the boys discovering a secret world right before their eyes. Viewers with a
Eagle-eyed viewers of Late Night with Seth Meyers last week got a nice look at Blake Shelton guitarist Kevin Post’s brilliant Gretsch G5620T-CB Electromatic® Center Block in a custom Silver Sparkle finish as he backed up the country superstar during a fantastic performance of brand-new track “Turnin’ Me On” from Shelton’s latest release Texoma Shore.
In the December issue of Guitar Player magazine, reviewer Mike Molenda takes the G5422T Electromatic for a test drive, applauding the instrument for its great looks and sound at an incredible value. Molenda notes that the G5422T is an affordable option in the Gretsch lineup that looks and feels comparable to its most high-end models
During the 2014 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., earlier this year, Andertons Music stopped by the Gretsch Showcase to check out some of the new products. Not only did they run through the offerings from the Gretsch's Roots Collection, but they also checked out an Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby in a stunning Silver Sparkle finish.
Joe Robinson, the 2008 winner of Australia's Got Talent, recently tested out a few new Gretsch Electromatic Center-Block guitars. In the clips below, watch Robinson demo the G5655T-CB Electromatic Center-Block guitar and the G5620T-CB Electromatic Center-Block guitar. Visit Robinson's official website for a list of tour dates.
New York-born, Massachusetts-bred singer/songwriter Willy Mason has a busy summer planned, as he will be joining Mumford and Sons on their Gentlemen of the Road festival tour. Mason came into 2013 on a roll, too, with the December 2012 release of his third album Carry On. Mason recently stopped by the Gretsch Showroom in London to
King Dude (a.k.a.TJ Cowgill) recently joined the Gretsch family, and the Seattle-based artist has been rocking his Electromatic as recent shows. Through releases on Avant!, Bathetic and Clan Destine, King Dude has married Pagan symbolism and folk music. His latest album, Love, was released in 2011. For more information, visit King Dude's official Facebook
Eleven of the cherry and black Gretsch Electromatic G5103 CVT III guitars that were used in OK Go’s viral "Needing/Getting" music video are now available for purchase. In the video, which first aired during Super Bowl XLVI and currently has over 18,000,000 views on YouTube, the band played their song by driving a van through