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Consider the following proposition: even if David Bowie -- genius author of countless classic songs -- had never issued a single piece of music, his status as a cultural icon and legend would remain…   Read Story »
Today's David Bowie's 66th birthday(!), and he's got a birthday gift for all of us. This is not the usual flow of birthday gifting, but as they say, you do not look a gift David Bowie in the mouth:…   Read Story »
The world has come a long way since the Who released Tommy in 1969. Tomorrow night, a stage adaptation of the Flaming Lips' seminal 2002 rock opera Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots will premiere at…   Read Story »
Once a year, the roster of the Canadian indie label Paper Bag gets together to cover one complete classic album, with a different label act taking on each one of the album's songs. Last year, it was…   Read Story »
In the June 2, 2012 issue of the NME, Kevin Shields said the long-awaited third album from My Bloody Valentine –- the first since 1991's classic Loveless –- is imminent. The UK mag quotes Shields…   Read Story »
Tebowie returned to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night, with a version of "Ziggy Stardust" detailing Tim Tebow's plight as the Broncos moved to acquire Peyton Manning. Oh, and how portentous…   Read Story »
Y'all might have heard that D'Angelo is back, but so far, his performances are flexing more muscle than anyone could have anticipated. In Paris' Le Zénith, D'Angelo covered David Bowie's "Space…   Read Story »
I know what you're going to say and, believe me, I was skeptical also, but I can actually sign off on this: Jimmy Fallon channels Bowie and Tim Tebow as TeBowie, in which he stages a dialogue between…   Read Story »
It's a new year, and every Thursday, we're going to be publishing a new list in this space. You guys like lists, right? Good! For our first one, we got to talking about Guided By Voices, who just…   Read Story »
Here we are with the Horrors, adepts of fashionable retro-rock synthesis, adeptly tackling Bowie's Ziggy Stardust wham-bam-thank-you-mammer for Channel 4's On Track... programme. It's a live take,…   Read Story »