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Roland talk exclusively with David Bowie producer, Tony Visconti

As David Bowie’s producer since before the Space Oddity album – and sonic architect for everyone from Marc Bolan to Morrissey – Tony Visconti has the world’s ultimate desk job. In this exclusive interview, he talked Bowie, Berlin, the brutal modern industry – and why he won’t be seeing U2…

Star Man – exclusive interview with Bowie wingman, Gerry Leonard

As David Bowie’s guitarist, wingman and musical director, Dublin-born ace Gerry Leonard was present at the birth of last year’s top-secret comeback album, The Next Day. He told PowerOn! how he went from “a little brat with dirty fingernails” to the most envied sideman on the scene… It all happened…

Xander and the Peace Pirates – rise to stardom via YouTube and Boss

From YouTube to Las Vegas By Stu from Xander and the Peace Pirates On arriving home from one of our regular pub gigs in Liverpool, we noticed a video of ours had shot up to 14 thousand views on YouTube. We discovered that Roland and Boss pedals had uploaded a…

Passionflower played live for Boss UK by Jon Gomm

Jon Gomm gives an incredible performance of his breakout YouTube hit, Passionflower, live for Boss UK. On his YouTube channel, Passionflower has had almost 6 million views, and Jon was kind enough to give Boss UK a live performance of this stunning song about a plant that he grew in…

Jon Gomm Guitar Pedal Board Overview

Jon Gomm shares the secrets behind his sound with Boss UK When a guy turns down a place at Oxford University to play guitar he’s either really good, or there was a mix up with the application in the first place. Luckily for Jon Gomm it was the former. His…