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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 intersection of physics, math, and philosophy, but watching 1994’s IQ is how I discovered that, theoretically, you can never truly get where you’re going. Matthau plays Albert Einstein, who spends… More »

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 fizzy, dancehall-inflected beat. But before the producers got their hands on “Sorry,” its basic parts were manifested by Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter, the subjects of a recent New YorkMore »

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, standard obituaries aren’t just trite; they become thin and glib and insignificant. There’s just no way for a writer to possibly trace Bowie’s influence. It can’t be done. Looking at… More »

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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 In…
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 has…
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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The Week In Pop: Grammys Preview, Starring, Um, Sara Bareilles

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…
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2014 - 4:49 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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The Best Soundtrack Moments Of 2013

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…
Ryan Leas | December 26, 2013 - 3:58 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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The Gummy Awards: Your Top 50 Albums Of 2013

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
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2013 - 12:38 pm
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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 his…
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 rendition…
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

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Our weekly track countdown is still a toddler when it comes to Stereogum franchises, but it's already teeming with vets. And a couple of repeat…
Stereogum | October 11, 2013 - 1:04 pm
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David Bowie – “Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix By James Murphy For The DFA)”

David Bowie ended a decade-long silence earlier this year when he released his very good new album The Next Day, and a new three-disc deluxe
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2013 - 8:58 am
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