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Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm
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The Week In Pop

Will “Indie Pop” Ever Become Pop, Period?

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…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2016 - 4:43 pm
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The Week In Pop

The Stalled-Out Pop Stars Who Hit It Big Behind The Scenes

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…
Chris DeVille | January 14, 2016 - 1:21 pm
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More David Bowie stories

Watch Arcade Fire’s David Bowie Parade At Panorama

After David Bowie passed away in January, Arcade Fire paid tribute to their friend and collaborator by holding a New Orleans-style second line parade with…
Peter Helman | July 23, 2016 - 10:30 am

David Bowie, Kanye West, & Sting Agreed To Be Bitten By This Massage Therapist

Dorothy Stein bites people for a living. But not just any people! No, to get bitten by Dr. Dot, you have to be a famous…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2016 - 7:42 pm
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Unreleased David Bowie Album The Gouster Included In New Box Set

The newly announced David Bowie box set Who Can I Be Now? (1974 - 1976), a sequel to last year's 13xLP Five Years 1969-1973 set,…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2016 - 6:46 pm
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Car Seat Headrest – “Blackstar” (David Bowie Cover)

Even before we learned that it was the title track of his final-goodbye album, David Bowie's "Blackstar" seemed like such a weird, damaged, personal song…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2016 - 9:15 am
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G.E. Smith Kicks Off Republican National Convention With Coked-Out Bowie Song

The Republican National Convention is going down in Cleveland right now, and it's making making some interesting musical choices. The RNC house band, led by…
Peter Helman | July 18, 2016 - 7:32 pm
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Watch Shearwater Cover A Bauhaus Classic And All Of David Bowie’s Lodger

Shearwater dropped an excellent offering of lavish, dignified art-rock with Jet Plane And Oxbow at the top of the year. Since dropping the album and…
Collin Robinson | July 12, 2016 - 2:36 pm
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Watch The Last Shadow Puppets Cover David Bowie At Glastonbury

The Last Shadow Puppets paid tribute to David Bowie during their set at the UK's Glastonbury Festival today by breaking out a cover of "Moonage…
Peter Helman | June 25, 2016 - 4:29 pm
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The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far

Veep, quite possibly the best show on TV right now, depicts a culture of Washington aides chained to their phones, sent scrambling to come up…
Stereogum | June 15, 2016 - 10:30 am
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Merge Records Artists To Play Tribute To The Music Of Philip Glass, David Bowie, & Brian Eno

Chapel Hill's Memorial Hall will host a tribute to Philip Glass next year in celebration of the experimental composer's 80th birthday. One of the performances…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 2, 2016 - 2:39 pm

Watch Spoon Debut “I Ain’t The One,” Cover Prince & David Bowie In Mexico City

Spoon frontman Britt Daniel and keyboardist Alex Fischel performed live for the first time in almost six months over the weekend, playing a stripped-down set…
Peter Helman | May 25, 2016 - 10:43 pm
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Watch Kurt Vile & Win Butler Cover David Bowie At VICE’s NewFront Party

Tonight, Vice are throwing an afterparty at NYC's Pier 59 Studios to celebrate their Digital Content NewFront. During the event, Kurt Vile played Lou Reed's…
Peter Helman | May 6, 2016 - 9:42 pm
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs Reunite To Cover David Bowie & Lou Reed At Mick Rock Party

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have been on "a bit of a hiatus" since the release of Mosquito in 2013. "We have to wait to get the…
Peter Helman | April 23, 2016 - 5:14 pm
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Watch The Flaming Lips & Chewbacca Cover David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” On Colbert

A few weeks ago, a group of musical luminaries paid tribute to David Bowie in two big benefit concerts at Carnegie Hall. The Flaming Lips…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2016 - 8:54 am
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Watch LCD Soundsystem Cover David Bowie’s “Heroes” At Coachella

Following a handful of reunion shows in New York and Pomona over the past few weeks, LCD Soundsystem finally played their much-ballyhooed headlining set at…
Peter Helman | April 16, 2016 - 11:57 am
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Michael Stipe Reflects On And Shares Video From His David Bowie Tribute Performance

New York City's Carnegie Hall hosted a tribute concert for the late David Bowie at the beginning of April and Michael Stipe was among the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2016 - 10:26 am

The Flaming Lips – “Space Oddity” (David Bowie Cover) Video

When David Bowie passed away early this year, scores of artists paid tribute to him by covering some of his classic songs. The Flaming Lips…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2016 - 10:12 am
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Watch David Byrne, The Roots, & Kimbra Cover David Bowie At Rock Hall Ceremony

The 2016 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony is going down at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn tonight, and the whole thing kicked…
Peter Helman | April 8, 2016 - 9:43 pm
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Michael Stipe, Cat Power, The Flaming Lips, J Mascis, & More Cover David Bowie At Carnegie Hall

Last night's Music Of David Bowie tribute at NYC's Carnegie Hall was announced in January hours before the world learned about the legendary musician's death…
Scott Lapatine | April 1, 2016 - 1:01 pm
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The Roots Drop Out Of Bowie Tribute Shows Because Of Producers’ Bitchassness

The Roots were supposed to perform at both of the all-star David Bowie tribute concerts at NYC's Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall this…
Peter Helman | March 30, 2016 - 9:18 pm
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