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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 »

Starting today we’re rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum’s annual readers’ poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote for 2013’s best album, song, music video, new act, TV show, movie, and viral video. And you did! Thank you for listening! Best Album is the first category we’re revealing… More »

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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'…
Miles Bowe | September 16, 2014 - 11:32 am
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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
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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 I…
Miles Bowe | June 18, 2014 - 4:45 pm
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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
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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 ha…
Miles Bowe | April 8, 2014 - 4:24 pm
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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
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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
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Disclosure, Bastille Lead 2014 Brit Award Nominations

Just this afternoon we were asking "Who is Bastille?" after the British pop-rockers (pictured) were announced as SNL's musical guest for 1/25. Here's more Bastille…
Chris DeVille | January 9, 2014 - 4:13 pm
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Trent Reznor, Wayne Coyne Throw Shade At Arcade Fire

In a new guest column for The Hollywood Reporter, Nine Inch Nails leader Trent Reznor has some very nice things to say about David Bowie,…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2013 - 9:13 am
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David Bowie – “I’d Rather Be High (Venetian Mix)” Video

In the recent Louis Vuitton-commercial short film L'Invitation Au Voyage, David Bowie sang a solo-piano version of "I'd Rather Be High," a song from hi…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2013 - 9:03 am

Watch Bono & The Edge Cover “Get Lucky”

Cold Monday mornings aren't easy for any of us, and sometimes you need to treat yourself to the spectacle of Bono singing a drunk-wedding-singer renditio…
Tom Breihan | November 25, 2013 - 8:52 am
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David Bowie – “Love Is Lost (James Murphy Remix)” Video Version 2 (NSFW)

We've already posted one video for James Murphy's amazing 10-minute remix of David Bowie's "Love Is Lost." That one was a dark, murky, marionette-dominated affair…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2013 - 12:22 pm
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Watch David Bowie In Louis Vuitton’s L’Invitation Au Voyage

David Bowie, who's been awfully busy lately, is the star of a new short film called L'Invitation Au Voyage, which doubles as an advertisement for…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2013 - 8:54 am
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David Bowie – “Love Is Lost (James Murphy Remix)” Video

The special three-disc reissue of his great comeback album The Next Day is out next week, and now David Bowie has made a strange, unsettling…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2013 - 8:50 am
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David Bowie – “Atomica,” “The Informer,” “Like A Rocket Man,” & “Born In A UFO”

UPDATE: Four The Next Day Extra bonus songs have leaked. Listen (via NME)...
Brie Roche lilliott | October 30, 2013 - 3:17 pm