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“We Had to Make an Album in Two Weeks!” Legendary Engineer and Producer Ken Scott Recalls the Ascent of David Bowie
By Joe Bosso published
From One-Hit Boy Wonder to the Nazz of Glam and the album that made it all happen: 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars.'
Watch David Bowie Guitar Genius Mick Ronson Perform His Epic “The Width of a Circle” Solo
By Rod Brakes, Christopher Scapelliti published
Video We examine the technique and tone of the late, great Spiders from Mars guitarist.
Writing and Recording Acoustic Rock, Part 1
By Jimmy Leslie last updated
Frets Editor Jimmy Leslie shares the lessons he learned creating Spirit Hustler’s inspired recording “The Spirit of ’69.”
Reverend Reeves Gabrels Dirtbike Royale Review
By Art Thompson published
The Cure, David Bowie and Tin Machine guitarist is honored with a new signature model.
“He Conjures Up a Surreal Sonic Landscape”: Reeves Gabrels on Todd Rundgren and More
By Guitar Player Staff published
The Cure and David Bowie guitar maverick reveals his inspirations.
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Albums and Artists that Made 1971 Guitar’s Greatest Year
By Vinnie DeMasi last updated
The spirit of ’71 is well and truly alive in this historical lesson.
“The Equipment Helps a Little Bit But More Often Than Not It’s In Your Own Personality”: Mick Ronson Talks Trademark Tone
By Rod Brakes published
Video As ‘Hunky Dory’ turns 50 today we take a look back at the gifted guitarist who helped pave David Bowie’s path to success.
“When You Were Around David, the Process of Recording Wasn’t Weird Compared to the Rest of the Stuff Going On”: Earl Slick Talks David Bowie and John Lennon
By Joe Bosso published
As he returns with 'Fist Full of Devils', his first solo album in 20 years, the guitarist shares tales of his fast times.
“I Played the Track With My Eyes Closed, and I Would See Him”: The Cure Guitarist Reeves Gabrels Talks Recording With and After David Bowie
By Joe Bosso last updated
The fascinating story and studio techniques behind 'Never Let Me Down 2018' revisited.
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