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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.”
Eric Clapton shares his unique background story on the Gibson Harrison-Clapton Lucy Les Paul guitar with some of his most memorable moments. In collaboration with the George Harrison Estate and Eric Clapton, this historical guitar will be limited edition of just 100 guitars worldwide, available in America EXCLUSIVELY through Guitar Center March 21, 2013. guitarcenter.com/clapton
GSTV meets with The Guitar Center in Los Angeles to check out the Rickenbacker Model 331LS “Lightshow.” It was introduced in 1970 and remained in production until 1975. This may have been unfortunate timing for Rickenbacker since the Psychedelic era had come to an end during that poeriod. If the instrument was introduced in the height of Psychedelia, say, 1966, it likely would have sold many more units.
The Lightshow model was available in… Read More
Part Two of our exclusive interview with Interscope recording artist and guitarist extraordinaire Zane Carney, in which Zane discusses his own band, Carney, as well as his work with The Edge, Bono, and director Julie Taymor on the musical score of the Broadway hit Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark.
Part One of our exclusive interview with Interscope recording artist and guitarist extraordinaire Zane Carney, in which Zane discusses his influences, his work on the Broadway hit Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, and own band Carney.
What do you want for the holidays? …the question that either provokes wide eyes and an immediate response, or a a major racking of the brain. When it comes to dream gear, both members of With Lions know exactly what they want; and it happens to be the same thing. As far as the best musically related holiday present, they both shared stories about instruments; alas, not similar at all this time. Read both answers below to get into the spirit of the season and learn a little… Read More