Showing All "Roxy Music" Posts

Since 2008 I've put together a holiday-time video tribute to the year's band breakups. It's a sad endeavor really, but there is a bright side. Sometimes it takes a decade or more of inactivity for a…   Read Story »
You could be forgiven for assuming that glam rock and new pop pioneers Roxy Music were already broken up, seeing as how they haven't released anything since 1982 and haven't toured in nearly four…   Read Story »
Recently, Norwegian space-disco producer Todd Terje remixed "Love Is The Drug," the classic early Roxy Music single, and turned it into a seven-minute disco throwdown without tweaking it too heavily.…   Read Story »
Songs and remixers don't often pair off this perfectly. As a production duo, Norwegian dance dudes Hans-Peter Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas specialize in a luxuriant, champagne-dipped form of…   Read Story »
A big week for former Roxy Music leader Bryan Ferry! Newsday reports that the dapper, 66-year-old glam veteran got married, for the second time, to 29-year-old Amanda Sheppard on January 4. The…   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 »
When we first wrote about Bryan Ferry's forthcoming solo effort Olympia, I put the "solo" in square quotes because the 10-song collection includes a number of guests -- Nile Rodgers, David Gilmour,…   Read Story »
Bryan Ferry's forthcoming "solo" album Olympia finds the Roxy Music frontman collaborating with Radiohead classicist Jonny Greenwood, Red Hot Chili Pepper/Atoms For Peace bassist Flea, Nile Rodgers,…   Read Story »
The glammy Italians Do It Better-associated Nite Jewel, aka Ramona Gonzalez backed by Emily Jane, give Roxy Music's "Lover" a lo-tech go on their Good Evening LP. If you close your eyes, it's a…   Read Story »
After fine, thoughtful covers of Depeche Mode and Sunny Day Real Estate, it's getting hard to remember what Division Day's own songs sound like. Well, let's wait a bit longer to refresh our memories…   Read Story »