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Dhani Harrison Featured on At: Guitar Center

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Dhani Harrison of Thenewno2 appeared on the cover of the April 2013 At: Guitar Center magazine; the issue featured an extensive interview with him and a run-down of his large guitar, amp and pedal collection.

Front and center was a eye-catching Gretsch Silver Jet.

“I saw that – what I like to refer to as the ‘Disco Jet,’ but its [proper name is] the Silver Jet,” he told the magazine.  ”I saw that one and it was massively offensive and really cool looking.  I brought it out, actually, to Alpine Valley when I played wiht Pearl Jam, and I remember walking down to go and play.  We were playing ‘State of Love and Trust.’  I got to go and join them.  Very cool.  I was very, very happy with that.  And [Mike] McCready comes out and he’s got the gold – slightly gold – original version of it.  And he’s like, ‘Aah!  We can’t both go onstage with the Silver Jets!’”

Thenewno2 recently made a splash with their score for the 2013 movie Beautiful Creatures, and the band released the critically-acclaimed thefearofmissingout last year.

To learn more about what Harrison used to make those albums, check out the video below and visit thenewno2′s official website.

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Gemma Ray Covers Mudhoney at SXSW

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While in Austin, Texas, for the annual South by Southwest music festival, British musician Gemma Ray stopped by Frank to perform a set for Transistor 6.

Ray’s take of Mudhoney’s “Touch Me I’m Sick” – which appeared on her 2010 album of covers titled It’s a Shame About Gemma Ray – was shot on Kodak Super 8 Film to add a vintage look to the track.

Watch the clip below and visit Ray’s official website for more information.

Click here for a photo gallery of the session.

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Watch The Airborne Toxic Event at Waterloo Records

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Previously we reported on The Airborne Toxic Event’s set at the Waterloo Records SXSW Day Party.

Now comes a video from the set of the band’s new single “Timeless.” Watch it below.

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Gary Allan Performs New Single ‘Pieces’ on Kimmel

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Gary Allan recently stopped by the Hollywood set of Jimmy Kimmel Live to play the first two singles off his new album Set You Free.

Allan’s signature blend of country and rock were featured perfectly with his live versions of ”Pieces” and “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain).”

Check out the clips below and visit Allan’s official website for more information.

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Jonas Brothers Debut New Single on Fallon

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The Jonas Brothers recently landed on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon for their first live performance of the new single “Pom Poms.”

The brassy jam came complete with accompanying horns and is definitely party-ready. The Jonas Brothers’ fifth studio album is set to drop later this year, but they’ll be hitting the road in July and August in the meantime.

Watch the video after the jump and check the band’s official website for more information. (more…)

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