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Check this cool article from The London Sun on Funk legend Nile Rodgers and his white 1959 Fender Stratocaster, courtesy of GSTV friend and brother Dave Lippey:
by Ellie Ross
IT’S the £1.3billion guitar that continues to earn its owner a fortune.
Funk legend Nile Rodgers is the genius behind disco giants Chic but has also produced and played on some of the biggest-selling albums of all time by artists including Madonna, David Bowie, Duran Duran and Diana Ross.
And on each track he has played his… Read More
Mott the Hoople reunites for handful of UK gigs this month
By Alex Baker
Few bands embody the high highs and desperate lows of the rock and roll business like Mott the Hoople. Led by inimitable frontman Ian Hunter and guitarist Mick Ralphs, the band formed in 1969 and toiled for a number of years without much success.
Bowie‘s latest video showcases guitar heavy sound that recalls singer’s work from the Eighties
Unlike other recent video releases from the rock icon that have featured the slightly less thin-than-he-used-to-be white duke co-starring with the likes of Gary Oldman and Tilda Swinton, “Valentine’s Day” is more of a stark affair, featuring Bowie… Read More
Alt rock icons take a run at the Bowie classic at SXSW Festival
By Alex Baker
Billy Corgan and his latest Smashing Pumpkins lineup were just one of the many incredible bands at this year’s SXSW Festival in Austin. In this live clip from The Guitar Center Sessions shot at this year’s festival, Corgan and co. try their hand at the David Bowie classic “Space Oddity.”
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs (pictured) are among the bands whose albums CMJ has singled out as worth looking forward to this year. Check out the article, and leave us a comment below if you disagree or feel they’ve left something out.
Most Anticipated Releases of 2012
2013 is already shaping up to be a pretty strange year for music.
Jam band standard-bearers open 4-night stint at the Garden and Rock NYC’s Iman Lababedi is on the scene
By Iman Lababedi
The second set of Phish‘s concert at MSG Friday night was epic. After a first set that had fans shrugging with an “A little rusty” after a four month break, Phish performed a defining “Tweezer” and a “Twist” including elements of “The Little Drummer Boy”… Read More