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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 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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20 Great David Bowie Moments

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,…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2016 - 5:17 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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Watch Michael Stipe Sing David Bowie’s “The Man Who Sold The World” On The Tonight Show

Ever since R.E.M. parted ways a few years ago, Michael Stipe has mostly shied away from the spotlight. But he's taking part in this weekend's…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2016 - 8:42 am
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Watch Prince Cover David Bowie & Bob Marley In Toronto

Prince played two shows at Toronto's Sony Centre For The Performing Arts last night as a part of his Piano & A Microphone tour. In…
Peter Helman | March 26, 2016 - 5:52 pm
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Watch Jimmy Fallon & Coldplay’s Chris Martin Cover David Bowie’s “Life On Mars?”

In the months since David Bowie's shocking death, the Hunky Dory ballad "Life On Mars?" has emerged as the Bowie song that, for whatever reason,…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2016 - 10:14 am
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In SXSW Keynote Tony Visconti Shares Record Biz Sci-Fi, Says David Bowie Turned Him On To Sun Kil Moon

Barack and Michelle Obama weren't the only luminaries who made keynote addresses at SXSW this past week. Tony Visconti, the longtime David Bowie producer, gave…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2016 - 10:01 am
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Trey Songz – “Life On Mars?” (David Bowie Cover)

It's Mr. Steal Your Beloved '70s Rock Classic! As Complex points out, the producers of HBO's Vinyl have pulled the masterful troll move of recruiting…
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2016 - 12:15 pm
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Win Butler, Miguel, John Oates, & Kamasi Washington Cover Drake, Bowie, & More At Okeechobee Fest

Last night, Win Butler and Miguel presided over the PoWow! all-star jam at Florida's Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival, fronting a group that also included…
Peter Helman | March 6, 2016 - 12:13 pm

David Bowie Turned Down The Trainspotting Soundtrack

David Bowie said no to a lot of people. Since Bowie's passing, we've learned that he declined to collaborate with people like Coldplay and the…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2016 - 2:43 pm
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Instagram Launches David Bowie Miniseries Feat. Tavi Gevinson, Patricia Clarkson, & More

Before he died, David Bowie granted InstaMiniSeries, which creates episodic programs in the form of Instagram videos, early access to his swan song (Blackstar).
Peter Helman | February 25, 2016 - 10:28 pm
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Watch Lorde Cover David Bowie At The BRIT Awards

The BRIT Awards paid tribute to David Bowie tonight with a performance from Lorde and some members of Bowie's backing bands over the years, including…
James Rettig | February 24, 2016 - 5:06 pm
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Watch Iggy Pop Cover David Bowie At Tibet House Benefit

Last night, the Tibet House held its annual benefit at New York's Carnegie Hall. The great minimalist composer Philip Glass curated the lineup, which included…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2016 - 8:55 am
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Shooter Jennings – “Cat People” (Feat. Marilyn Manson) (Giorgio Moroder & David Bowie Cover)

Shooter Jennings' upcoming new album, Countach (For Giorgio), is shaping up to be pretty weird. It's ostensibly a country album, but it also serves as…
James Rettig | February 18, 2016 - 2:32 pm
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Like Coldplay And RHCP, Dave Grohl Also Got Turned Down By David Bowie

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl and Pat Smear drove around LA together and visited some of the city's sacred David Bowie sites. Playboy filmed the excursion,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 18, 2016 - 10:08 am
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