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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.
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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
Ex-Tin Machine axeman tells the unlikely story of how his 12-year collaboration with Bowie began
Sonically explorative guitarist Reeves Gabrels is best known for the dozen or so years he partnered David Bowie; first as lead guitarist for The Tin Machine, and later during the 1990s, when Bowie was releasing innovative albums like 1997′s Earthling, one of the first major albums to combine rock with electronica.
In part II of Guitar Shop TV’s exclusive interview… Read More
Regarded as one of the most daring rock-guitar improvisers since Jimi Hendrix, Reeves is best known for his long partnership with David Bowie, with whom he worked regularly with from 1987 to 1999. The versatile guitarist has also enjoyed an active performing and recording… Read More
Gilmore & Bowie performing the Pink Floyd classic “Comfortably Numb” from the DVD “Remember That Night – Live at The Royal Albert Hall“ This performance represents one of the very finest in the history of English rock, with Bowie’s vocals adding additional command and texture to the original composition. Gilmore’s guitar solo design is flawless and executed with exciting intensity. Don’t miss this… Read More