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Garry Shider: Guitarist, singer and musical director for George Clinton in Parliament and Funkadelic
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Intertwined, interchangeable even, Parliament and Funkadelic, the flamboyant funk outfits led by the crazy, visionary genius George Clinton, mixed soul, rock, psychedelia, satire and black power and made some of the most memorable and most sampled records of the 1970s and early '80s. They also played spectacular live shows, and influenced a range of musicians from Prince and the Red Hot Chili Peppers to rap acts like Ice-T and Public Enemy.
Monday 31 May 2010
The bass guitarist Paul Gray was a founder member of Slipknot, one of the scariest-looking, most brutal sounding bands to come out of the US in recent years.
Wednesday 26 May 2010
Bono's back injury means that U2 has been replaced by the far less comforting letters "TBC" on the Glastonbury website. Speculation on an act to fill this sudden hole at the top of Friday night's bill has fixed on the Rolling Stones.
Saturday 22 May 2010
When Lily Allen stepped up to collect her third Ivor Novello award of the night earlier this week, few would have recognised the chiselled features of her Californian collaborator, who stood beside her at the podium. While the famously feisty songstress from Hammersmith is a household name, Greg Kurstin is the pop industry's best kept secret.
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Friday 09 October 2009
There was considerable bemusement among Radiohead fans when Thom Yorke this week appeared on stage in Los Angeles with a new live supergroup starring Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers. It was, everyone agreed, the least likely alliance in rock music.
Wednesday 26 August 2009
Wednesday 29 July 2009
Sunday 07 June 2009
Friday 05 June 2009
Sunday 03 May 2009
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