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A lighthearted mid-’90s romantic comedy starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau does not seem like the most obvious place to learn about the intersection of physics, math, and philosophy, but watching 1994’s IQ is how I discovered that, theoretically, you can never truly get where you’re going. Matthau plays Albert Einstein, who spends… More »

The #1 song in America this week is “Sorry” by Justin Bieber. Much has been written about Skrillex and BloodPop’s role in crafting the track’s fizzy, dancehall-inflected beat. But before the producers got their hands on “Sorry,” its basic parts were manifested by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter, the subjects of a recent New YorkMore »

When a truly iconic figure dies, any attempt to properly remember that person is doomed to failure. When the truly iconic figure is David Bowie, standard obituaries aren’t just trite; they become thin and glib and insignificant. There’s just no way for a writer to possibly trace Bowie’s influence. It can’t be done. Looking at… More »

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Watch Wilco Cover David Bowie In Brooklyn

Since David Bowie's passing last month, tributes and covers of the late legend's songs have been pouring in left and right. Last night, during their…
Peter Helman | February 6, 2016 - 1:56 pm

Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover David Bowie At Bernie Sanders Fundraiser

Red Hot Chili Peppers performed at a Bernie Sanders fundraiser at LA's Ace Hotel last night, joining artists like Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, Dirty Projectors'
Peter Helman | February 6, 2016 - 11:08 am
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David Bowie Song Featured In Audi Super Bowl Commercial

Clearly, if you're a Super Bowl commercials person, then you might want to stay away from our Commercial Appeal section this week to avoid spoilers,…
Collin Robinson | February 4, 2016 - 6:24 pm

Stream Amanda Palmer & Jherek Bischoff’s David Bowie Covers EP Feat. Neil Gaiman & More

Amanda Palmer and Jherek Bischoff collaborated on a David Bowie string quartet covers EP to pay tribute to the late musician. Strung Out In Heaven
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 4, 2016 - 2:18 pm

Lady Gaga Will Sing David Bowie Medley At The Grammys

Lady Gaga will pay tribute to the late, great David Bowie by performing a medley of his songs during the Grammys. According to a press…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 2, 2016 - 10:06 am
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Mark Kozelek – “Win” (Feat. Mike Patton) (David Bowie Cover)

Mark Kozelek has announced an all-covers album called Mark Kozelek Sings Favorites, which he teased at the end of last year and which will be…
Peter Helman | February 1, 2016 - 6:44 pm
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David Bowie’s Will Revealed

According to David Bowie's will, which was prepared in 2004 and filed yesterday, he wanted his body cremated and his ashes scattered on the Indonesian…
Peter Helman | January 30, 2016 - 11:04 am
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David Bowie Auditioned For Lord Of The Rings

Acting was never David Bowie's main focus, but when you look back at his IMDB credits, he had a pretty impressive acting career in those…
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2016 - 9:08 am
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Bono Shares Eulogy For David Bowie

Bono joins the likes of Trent Reznor and Mick Jagger in contributing a eulogy to Rolling Stone's upcoming David Bowie memorial issue. The U2 frontman…
James Rettig | January 27, 2016 - 11:47 am
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Watch Miguel Cover David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” In LA

Part of the appeal of Miguel's music is the polished production, but when he strips things down he has the vocal chops to go bare…
Collin Robinson | January 26, 2016 - 4:24 pm
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Read Trent Reznor’s Moving David Bowie Eulogy

Ever since David Bowie died earlier this month, his peers and admirers have come out in droves to pay their respects. One person who's been…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2016 - 2:20 pm
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Labyrinth Reportedly Getting A Reboot

UPDATE: Perlman says it's not true... …
Peter Helman | January 23, 2016 - 12:52 pm
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Hear David Bowie’s Hilarious Rock Star Impressions In Unearthed Studio Outtake

Ever since David Bowie passed, it seems like we've learned something new and awesome about him every day. Well, here's another thing: He was hilariously,…
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2016 - 9:04 am
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Today Declared David Bowie Day In New York City

Today has been declared David Bowie Day in New York City, according to a new post on Bowie's Facebook page celebrating Blackstar's recent #1 spot
James Rettig | January 20, 2016 - 3:18 pm
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Greg Dulli – “Modern Love” (David Bowie Cover)

The recent passing of David Bowie moved millions, and one of those millions is the Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli. Dulli is getting ready to…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2016 - 10:35 am
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Watch Anderson .Paak Perform “Am I Wrong” & David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance” On Le Grand Journal

We named Anderson .Paak's new song "Come Down" one of last week's best, and on Friday he appeared on France's Le Grand Journal to promote…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 18, 2016 - 12:36 pm
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Watch Jeff Tweedy, Corin Tucker, & R.E.M.’s Mike Mills & Peter Buck Cover David Bowie

In conjunction with the non-profit education and aid organization the Palapa Society, R.E.M.'s Peter Buck brought the Todos Santos Music Festival back to Mexico for…
Peter Helman | January 17, 2016 - 7:34 pm

Watch Chris Stapleton & A David Bowie Tribute On SNL

Mountain-man country star Chris Stapleton was the musical guest on last night's Adam Driver-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live, where he performed "Parachute" and "Nobody…
Peter Helman | January 17, 2016 - 11:45 am
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Watch Bruce Springsteen Cover David Bowie At River Tour Opener

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band kicked off their North American tour in support of the new The Ties That Bind: The River Collection
Peter Helman | January 17, 2016 - 10:41 am
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