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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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Vivian Girls Cover Bowie, Get New Drummer

The Vivian Girls revolving cast of drummers continues. Yesterday, as Sound Of The City noted, the Girls tweeted from the road about a lineup shift:…
brandon | July 14, 2010 - 10:54 am

What’s On David Bowie’s iPod?

Bowie selected the songs he listened to most in the last month, including tracks by Arthur Russell, GY!BE, Scritti Politti, Steve Reich, Amadou & Mariam,…
brandon | January 25, 2010 - 9:26 am

Read 20-Year-Old Bowie’s Response To First American Fan Letter

In 1967 the 20-year-old Bowie received a letter from a 14-year old girl in New Mexico and was so excited he immediately sat down and…
brandon | December 3, 2009 - 9:34 am

Iggy, Bowie Get Legofied For Lego Rock Band

Rock Band seemed a lock to own fake-guitar-gamer discourse with their Beatles installment, but they didn't count on Guitar Hero's classy Cobain maneuvering. Still, the…
Amrit Singh | October 7, 2009 - 11:32 am

Antony, Bono, Courtney, Scarlett, Rufus & Friends @ Carnegie Hall, NYC 10/4/09

Last night Carnegie Hall hosted the biggest assortment of megastars this side of the Orpheum for a (RED)NIGHTS charity show, benefiting the Global Fund's effort…
Amrit Singh | October 5, 2009 - 11:33 am

New TV On The Radio – “Heroes” (David Bowie Cover)

We mentioned War Child's Heroes and offered a listen to the contributions from Lily Allen and Hot Chip. Remember the concept behind the compilation: 15…
brandon | January 26, 2009 - 4:48 pm

Thom Yorke’s Grammy Commercial Celebrates The Music That Makes Him

Proving the latest batch of NARAS nominees is less a momentary fluke of good taste and more a concerted effort to Matter In 2009, the…
Amrit Singh | January 19, 2009 - 11:06 am

Cat Power Covers David Bowie To Sell Cars

Chan Marshall is really into covers. She, of course, has The Covers Record and its Starbucks-ready sidekick Jukebox as well as some Cat Stevens coverage
brandon | September 2, 2008 - 2:28 pm

David Bowie On David Bowie: “I’m Still Enamoured Of This Song And Would Give You Two ‘Modern Loves’ For It Any Time.”

We've spoken about that recent electro-tinged Bowie covers album Life Beyond Mars. Well, the man himself one-upped the comp with a free CD that appeared…
brandon | June 30, 2008 - 5:19 pm

A Dozen Electronic(ish) Artists Cover David Bowie

As he moves further into his 60s, David Bowie’s ability to remain not just relevant but inspiring across multiple scenes and genres is getting more…
brandon | May 28, 2008 - 9:50 am

New Scarlett Johansson Video – “Falling Down”

The first single from Tom Waits tribute Anywhere I Lay My Head is the the least bad. It’s got David Bowie. And now, a proper…
Scott Lapatine | April 29, 2008 - 11:02 am

New Scarlett Johansson (Feat. David Bowie) – “Falling Down”

Another week, another taste of Scarlett doing Waits. Nothing’s changing about our feelings on this record: it is barely average, with decent-to-good Sitek production, forgettable…
Amrit Singh | April 21, 2008 - 3:28 pm

Arcade Fire Cover Bowie, Lennon At Cleveland Barack Rock Stop

There's a great point here to be made for future political campaigns: If you're going to have a band perform some 11th hour concerts i…
Amrit Singh | March 4, 2008 - 3:10 pm

Heroes Taps Wilco, Death Cab, My Morning Jacket, The Jesus & Mary Chain For Soundtrack

Heroes doesn't normally give us a lot of reasons to mention it, as pop music is rarely incorporated into their scenes about staving off the…
Amrit Singh | February 28, 2008 - 7:42 pm

Scarlett Johansson And Dave Sitek Premiere Tom Waits Tribute Album In NYC

digg_url = ''; Only for the sexiest woman alive would we slosh around the East Village in this winter mess for a listening…
Stereogum | February 13, 2008 - 12:37 pm

The ‘Gum Drop Volume XVIII: Hear New Hello, Blue Roses, Win Lots Of Bowie

As you may remember, Destroyer dude, Swan Laker, and the sexiest New Pornographer this side of Neko Case, Dan Bejar teams up with girlfriend, the…
Stereogum | January 2, 2008 - 1:18 pm

‘Gum Drop Giveaway #18

Fittingly, we launch the New Year with a packed box set that collects the five most recent studio albums (plus over 60 bonus tracks) by…
Stereogum | December 31, 2007 - 8:00 pm

Unearthed Bowie Mugshot

Leave it to the ageless David Bowie to look stunning in a mug shot. The Smoking Gun dug up a picture of Ziggy taken i…
Stereogum | November 9, 2007 - 12:12 pm

Do The Conchords Fly On YourTube?

Summer TV is killing us -- so dire our plight that we've actually seen every single John From Cincinnati (after watching the first 20 minute…
Stereogum | July 6, 2007 - 6:37 pm

David Bowie Has Got A Way With Five Words

Last night in NYC, the Webbys held their 11th Annual award presentation ceremony, for which winners were limited to five-word acceptance speeches. Even the Thi…
Stereogum | June 6, 2007 - 3:31 pm