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I tend to value flashiness and fun over relentless weirdness when I’m judging music videos. This week, though, we got two exceptional relentless-weirdness videos, videos that do relentless-weirdness well enough that they stay interesting rather than numbing. Check out this week’s picks below. More »

Which album are you gunning for at the Grammys? If you’re a regular reader of this site, chances are you’re hoping Daft Punk gets lucky with an Album Of The Year win for Random Access Memories, or perhaps you’d prefer if Kendrick Lamar took home top honors for good kid, m.A.A.d. city. Both acts are… More »

Maybe it’s because I spend the bulk of my time reading and writing about music or talking with people who do the same, but as much as I love TV and movies on their own merits, the second or third sentence I’ll say about any given piece of visual media usually deals with what sort… More »

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David Bowie Turned Down Coldplay Collab Because It Wasn’t Good Enough

During a video segment at last week's BBC Music Awards, Chris Martin revealed that David Bowie turned down a guest spot on a Coldplay song,…
James Rettig | December 14, 2014 - 3:33 pm

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins & Die Antwoord’s Ninja Cover David Bowie

Billy Corgan has always shown an admirable commitment to random shit, but I don't think he's done anything quite this high on the "wait, what"…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2014 - 4:44 pm

The Smashing Pumpkins Debut New Lineup, Bowie Cover, “Fuck You Anderson Cooper” T-Shirts In Chicago

At their show at Chicago's Thalia Hall on Wednesday night, the Smashing Pumpkins debuted a new band lineup, played a bunch of songs live for…
James Rettig | November 28, 2014 - 10:48 am

Watch of Montreal’s Kevin Barnes Cover “Moonage Daydream” & “Hang Onto Yourself” At MCA Chicago’s “David Bowie Is” Exhibit

David Bowie's career retrospective David Bowie Is made its U.S. debut at the Museum Of Contemporary Art Chicago just about two months ago when it…
James Rettig | November 21, 2014 - 6:06 pm

David Bowie – “Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)” Video

David Bowie is about to release the new greatest-hits collection Nothing Has Changed, and it includes a new song in the form of the intense,…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2014 - 9:34 am

David Bowie – “‘Tis A Pity She Was A Whore”

David Bowie has a career-spanning retrospective called Nothing Has Changed coming out in about a week, and it includes the new single "Sue (Or In
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2014 - 8:39 am

Tombs – “Heroes” (David Bowie Cover) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

When NYC post-metal band Tombs covered David Bowie's "Heroes," they did two versions of the song: the traditional version, in which the whole song is…
Michael Nelson | October 13, 2014 - 11:22 am

David Bowie – “Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)”

"Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)" is the new David Bowie song to be included on the career-spanning retrospective Nothing Has Changed, recorded in…
Chris DeVille | October 12, 2014 - 10:55 am

Watch Ty Segall Cover Some David Bowie Songs Around Chicago’s “David Bowie Day”

Tuesday was the day that the David Bowie Is exhibit opened at the Museum Of Contemporary Art Chicago, and mayor Rahm Emmanuel named it "David
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2014 - 1:55 pm

It’s David Bowie Day In Chicago

Last week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel declared September 23rd (today) "David Bowie Day" in honor of the city's connection with David Bowie Is, a career…
James Rettig | September 23, 2014 - 9:24 am

Another New David Bowie Album “Definitely … Soon” Says Tony Visconti

Last year, out of nowhere, David Bowie returned to the public eye with The Next Day, his first album in 10 years and best in…
Chris DeVille | September 19, 2014 - 2:12 pm

Watch The Previously Untold True Story Of David Bowie, Brian Eno, & Tony Visconti Recording “Warszawa”

Low is certainly one of David Bowie's very best albums, but when it comes to backstory, no other album compares. As covered in Hugo Wilcken's…
Miles Bowe | September 16, 2014 - 11:32 am

New David Bowie Songs Featured On Greatest Hits Comp Nothing Has Changed

David Bowie has announced the release of a greatest hits compilation called Nothing Has Changed, named after Heathen album opener "Sunday." The set is being…
James Rettig | September 9, 2014 - 9:01 am

David Bowie Promises New Music “Soon”

Last year, David Bowie broke a 10-year silence to release his album The Next Day, announcing the LP’s release only a few days before it…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2014 - 9:50 am

David Bowie & Mick Jagger’s “Dancing In The Street” Video Without The Music Is Pretty Great

If you haven't heard of the "musicless music video" series this might be the best introduction. Behold David Bowie and Mick Jagger's infamous "Dancing In…
Miles Bowe | June 18, 2014 - 4:45 pm

Watch Janelle Monáe Cover David Bowie On Letterman

The World Cup starts today, and so it makes sense that Janelle Monáe was on Letterman last night, performing her Pepsi-sponsored, World Cup-themed cover of…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2014 - 9:41 am

Janelle Monáe – “Heroes” Video

Last month, for a Pepsi ad campaign, Janelle Monáe released a cover of David Bowie's beyond-classic "Heroes." She also reportedly filmed an interactive video for…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2014 - 10:01 am

Famous Album Cover Art Imagined From A Different Perspective

Have you ever wondered what famous album covers might look like from a different perspective? A user on Flickr by the name of Harvezt has…
Miles Bowe | April 8, 2014 - 4:24 pm

Janelle Monáe – “Heroes” (David Bowie Cover)

David Bowie's "Heroes" is one of those all-time world-stopping rock anthems, and it makes sense that Pepsi might want to tap some of its grandeur…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2014 - 9:35 am

Arctic Monkeys, One Direction Win Big At 2014 BRIT Awards

The BRIT Awards are Britain's answer to the Grammys, and they're going down live from London's O2 Arena at 8 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time, otherwise…
Chris DeVille | February 19, 2014 - 2:57 pm