David Gilmour

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Bryan Ferry | Olympia

From the Kate Moss cover pic to the A-list of guest stars to the reunion with original Roxy Music members Brian Eno, Phil Manzanera, and Andy Mackay, Olympia screams, "EVENT!"
Astralwerks (2010)
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  October 22, 2010

The Big Hurt: Hagar the horrible

I was reading a fascinating article about Sammy’s new record deal, and an epiphany struck: every year, Sammy looks more and more like the Dude.
Plus award-winning awards and buggering Beatles
By DAVID THORPE  |  September 24, 2008

Nine-step program

The history of rock, as a technical story, is a mix of skilled craftsmen and total doofuses sticking their fingers in wall sockets over and over.
The best pedals ever to happen to rock music
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  September 08, 2008

Sound Czech

Tom Stoppard’s Rock ’n’ Roll begins in 1968 in an English garden, where a piper perched atop an ivied wall is serenading a stretched-out blonde flower child.
Tom Stoppard fuses the history and the music in Rock ’n’ Roll
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  November 13, 2007

Rockin' neurotic

Nervously pacing the stage in a baggy T-shirt and jeans, Cat Power’s Chan Marshall is about the last performer you’d ever mistake for Tina Turner.
Cat Power, Avalon, July 8, 2007
By BRETT MILANO  |  July 09, 2007

Identity crisis

It’s easy to hate 02138 , the Harvard-centric magazine whose second issue comes out later this week.
02138  searches for its voice
By ADAM REILLY  |  December 13, 2006


Roger Waters

With Pink Floyd resting like Monty Python’s ex-parrot, it is once again Roger Waters’s job to assume the Floydian mantle, and he’s assembled a crack octet to take with him on the road.
Elegy for Syd
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  September 12, 2006

Secret Machines

The swirling psychedelia and deep, darkly textured arrangements perfected by Secret Machines give this New-York-by-way-of-Texas band something of a British accent.
Ten Silver Drops | Reprise
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 15, 2006

Master at work

The best guitarists can always be recognized by their sound, even if they spend their careers swapping amps, effects, or instruments.
A solo flight from Pink Floyd’s David Glimour
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  April 25, 2006