Gretsch recently met up with Jesus Culture lead guitarist Jeffrey Kunde to learn a little bit more about his guitar roots and find out what drew him to the distinctive Gretsch style and sound. Kunde started out on the guitar at age 12, and was initially drawn to the idea of being an emo, indie
Up and coming Los Angeles quartet the Shelters have debuted the new official music video for their song "Gold." Guided by legendary music video director Mark Pellington (Bruce Springsteen, U2, Bon Jovi, and Leonard Cohen), the clip is a cinematic affair inspired by California— heavy on Hollywood glamour and glitz in some scenes and desolate
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
Affectionately dubbed the "Great '58," this collection of 1958 inspired hollow and solid body Custom Shop models created by Master Builder Stephen Stern debuted at the 2017 NAMM show. 1958 was a transitional year for Gretsch, which included the beginning of Filter’Tron™ pickups featuring plain covers and flat-top bezels. These timeless beauties capture those key
Gretsch/Fender Product Education Specialist Damon Chivers recently hooked up with a representative from GAK Music in the U.K. to run through a G6128T Duo Jet with Bigsby and a G6128T-GH George Harrison signature Duo Jet. The demo was truly informative, as each guitar has its share of sonic differences, namely in the Filter'Tron pickups in the G6128T Duo
The folks at Chicago Music Exchange recently checked out an amazing 1955 Gretsch Duo Jet that was originally purchased by Ben Harper. To see and hear what this vintage guitar can do, watch the demo below.
Paul Riario of Guitar World recently got his hands on a Gretsch G6128T-1962 Duo Jet and gave it a very positive review. "This is just a gorgeous and elegant guitar," he noted. Riario went through all of the features of the classic solid-body guitar, and also played it to showcase the tone. "With just a
Hanni El Khatib stopped by Seattle's KEXP studios earlier this summer to perform a few songs from his debut full-length album, 2011's Will the Guns Come Out. Watch the Los Angeles-based artist perform "Dead Wrong" in the clip below.
Congratulations to Steve Grimes, who recently took home a George Harrison Duo Jet as part of the 2012 Costco Manager's Conference. The conference brings in managers and executives from around the world, and there is a silent auction during the event that benefits Children's Hospital. A George Harrison Duo Jet is certainly a nice prize