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Gotcha Covered: White Light/White Heat

Weird: The Velvet Underground's second album doesn't feel 50 years old. Granted, Lou Reed and Sterling Morrison are no longer with us, Mo Tucker went…
Nate Patrin | January 30, 2018 - 11:38 am

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38 Essential ’80s Songs About Nuclear Anxiety

We talk about the ‘80s a lot. Nostalgia for that decade and its pop culture has both seemed to move in cycles and be ever-present…
Ryan Leas | January 23, 2018 - 11:06 am

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Remembering 8 Strange Christmas Covers On The 40th Anniversary Of Bing & Bowie

Not only have we really hit the post-Thanksgiving boiling point for Christmas music ubiquity, we've also landed on the 40th anniversary of one of the…
Nate Patrin | November 30, 2017 - 4:07 pm

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Watch Nine Inch Nails Cover David Bowie And Play Their New Single At Vegas Tour Opener

Nine Inch Nails are putting out their new album Bad Witch, the EP-length but not an EP conclusion to their trilogy of recent EPs, next…
Peter Helman | June 15, 2018 - 2:17 pm

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Oh! You Pretty Things” (David Bowie Cover)

Unknown Mortal Orchestra released their new album Sex & Food back in April. Since then, they've been touring in support of the LP, and they…
Peter Helman | June 13, 2018 - 5:32 pm

David Bowie Takes Over NYC Subway

The New York City subway may be a godforsaken hellscape, but it does occasionally do something kinda fun. Last year, the MTA rolled out limited…
Peter Helman | April 17, 2018 - 12:53 pm

Kurt Cobain, David Bowie, & Other Rock Stars’ Handwriting Made Into Downloadable Typefaces

The new frontier in rock-star hero worship: fonts.
Chris DeVille | April 9, 2018 - 3:49 pm

That New David Bowie Statue Has Already Been Vandalized

The world's first David Bowie statue was unveiled Sunday in Aylesbury, the English town where Bowie first performed as Ziggy Stardust. Less than 48 hours…
Chris DeVille | March 27, 2018 - 11:14 am

World’s First David Bowie Statue Unveiled In Town Where Ziggy Stardust Debuted

The world's first David Bowie statue has been unveiled in Aylesbury, the town in England where Ziggy Stardust debuted. Bowie first performed as Ziggy Stardust…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 26, 2018 - 10:10 am

Julian Casablancas: “I Strive To Build A World Where… Ariel Pink Is As Popular As Ed Sheeran”

David Marchese, a guy I used to work with at the Village Voice, has quickly become probably the best interviewer we've got working. In long…
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2018 - 9:42 am

Brooklyn Museum Selling $2,500 Tickets For David Bowie Exhibit

This week, a David Bowie retrospective exhibit called David Bowie Is will open up at the Brooklyn Museum. The exhibit includes all sorts of archival…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2018 - 9:20 am

Hear Britt Daniel, Sun Kil Moon, Car Seat Headrest & More Cover David Bowie On Howard Stern Special

Britt Daniel, Sun Kil Moon, Car Seat Headrest, and over 20 other musicians covered their favorite David Bowie songs during a special tribute on Howard…
Peter Helman | February 10, 2018 - 3:42 pm

Howard Stern Announces David Bowie Tribute Special Featuring Car Seat Headrest, Britt Daniel, Sun Kil Moon, Garbage, Michael Penn & Aimee Mann, & More

Howard Stern will pay tribute to late rock icon David Bowie on Friday night with a special on his Howard 101 SiriusXM satellite radio station…
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | February 6, 2018 - 10:02 am

Elon Musk Is Sending A Tesla Roadster Playing David Bowie To Mars Today

In what must be the fanciest publicity stunt in history, Elon Musk's SpaceX program will launch its Falcon Heavy rocket into space for the first…
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2018 - 9:14 am

David Bowie Was Told About His Death Years Earlier, Says Keyboardist Mike Garson

David Bowie was given a heads up about his death decades before it occurred, according to his longtime keyboardist.
Gary Graff / Billboard | February 3, 2018 - 11:34 am

Ultimate Playlist

38 Essential ’80s Songs About Nuclear Anxiety

We talk about the ‘80s a lot. Nostalgia for that decade and its pop culture has both seemed to move in cycles and be ever-present…
Ryan Leas | January 23, 2018 - 11:06 am

Watch David Byrne Lead Public Choir In Bowie & Madonna Covers In NYC

Months before the death of Leonard Cohen, a video (that now has almost 7 million views) circulated the internet of fellow Canadian folk icon Rufus…
Sophie Israelsohn | January 17, 2018 - 3:19 pm
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