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The Preatures Rock Kimmel‘s SXSW Showcase

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The Preatures GretschAustralian rock band the Preatures played a slew of shows at SXSW, and one of them was in front of a national audience, as the five-piece was featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

The group has been drumming up buzz for their latest single “Better Than it Ever Could Be,” in addition to performing the title track to their 2013 EP Is This How You Feel?

Check out both songs after the jump. (more…)

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Cage the Elephant Get a ‘Little Closer’ to Ellen

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Cage the Elephant’s latest album Melophobia has earned both critical and commercial accolades since its October 2013 release, and the single “Come a Little Closer” is definitely a radio staple.

That must be why Ellen DeGeneres was so excited when she recently hosted them on her daytime talk show.  Watch it all unfold after the jump.

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Roddy Hart and the Lonesome Fire Rock Craig Ferguson

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Roddy Hart was recently booked for a week-long residence on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson with his band the Lonesome Fire, and the Scottish singer/songwriter definitely brought the heat.

One of the highlights of the residency was the single “Bright Light Fever,” which comes off Roddy Hart and the Lonesome Fire’s self-titled 2013 album.  That performance prompted Ferguson to exclaim, “There’s your Glasgow rock and roll right there!”

Watch Hart and his Gretsch Black Falcon in action below.

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Andertons Music Tours Gretsch Showcase at NAMM

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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.

Watch both clips below.

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Switchfoot Perform Two Fading West Tracks on Kimmel

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Just as they hit the road in support of their 2013 album Fading West, Switchfoot stopped by the set of Jimmy Kimmel Live to play two of their newer songs.

Performing in front of a crowd that was ready to rock, Switchfoot sounded tight as ever when they pulled out “Say It Like You Mean It” and “When We Come Alive.”

Watch both performances after the jump and visit Switchfoot’s official Facebook page for a list of tour dates. (more…)

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