As David Bowie’s right-hand man from the garage punk of Tin Machine through to the hippy dream that was Hours... and everywhere in-between, Gabrels’ impressionistic style is part blazing technique, part abstract sonic terrorism. WHERE TO START Baby Universal
The post-chorus melody in Tin Machine’s “Baby Universal” is a study in sustain and whammy control. BOSS LEVEL A Small Plot Of Land
The solo to the dark industrial jazz weirdness, it’s full of uncomfortably outside notes and weird, skittering speed-licks.