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Watch King Dude Play Tracks in the Gretsch Artist Showroom

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When Seattle-based artist King Dude recently stopped by the Gretsch Artist Showroom, he put a solo spin on two of his haunting tracks.

The multi-faceted artist’s dark-themed folk is highlighted in these performances of “Watching Over You” and “Lord I’m Coming Home.”

Watch King Dude in action below and visit his official Facebook page for more information.

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Jack White and Olivia Jean Demo New Bumble Buzz Pedal

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Jack White’s Third Man Records recently released the new Bumble Buzz fuzz pedal, and he rounded up a group of musicians at Readymade Records in Nashville for a demo video.

In the clip below, the pedal is put to the test by White, Gretsch-toting guitarist Olivia Jean and violinist Fats Kaplan.

Visit Third Man Records’ official website for more information.

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Go Behind the Scenes With Reverend Horton Heat

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Reverend Horton Heat has a new album coming out on Jan. 21 that is appropriately titled Rev, and Guitar World recently offered fans a behind-the-scened look at what’s to come.

The music mag went into the studio with bassist Jimbo Wallace and Jim “The Rev” Heath, and the duo discussed the recording process and their new single, “Let Me Teach You How to Eat.”

Check out the action below and visit Reverend Horton Heat’s official website for more information.

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Switchfoot Plays New Song on Leno

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To celebrate the release of their new rockumentary Fading West, Switchfoot was recently the featured guest on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Fading West offers a behind-the-scenes look at the band as they travel to disparate surfing destinations. The film is also accompanied by an original album of new tracks, including  “Who We Are” which saw its way to Leno.

Watch Switchfoot in action after the jump and visit their official website to pick up special Fading West packages. (more…)

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GAK Music Demos the Gretsch G9200 Boxcar Round-Neck Resonator

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In a recent product demo, GAK Music in the U.K.  called the Gretsch G9200 Boxcar Round-Neck Resonator a “miracle of volume.”

“With its mahogany ‘long-body’ design and comfortable soft-’V’ neck, this faithful reissue of the 1930s classic sounds and plays like a million bucks,” they noted.

Check out the demo of the Roots Collection instrument below.

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