David Bowie

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TIFF 2022: “Moonage Daydream” Provides Captivating Deep-Dive on the Life and Career of David Bowie

By: Myles Herod – Who was David Bowie? Glam rock star? Prophetic philosopher? World traveller? Painter? A south London lad who never looked back? Director Brett Morgen’s captivating new documentary, named Moonage Daydream, aims its sights on those questions with a multi-faceted deep-dive on its subject. Clocking in at 140 mins, Morgen certainly swings big and boldly … Continue reading

Karen O & Willie Nelson Share Cover of Queen & David Bowie Classic “Under Pressure”

By: Staff – Iconic song “Under Pressure” – originally released by Queen and David Bowie – receives a powerful rendition from another pair of acclaimed musicians in Karen O and Willie Nelson, which you can stream below. Two days after the 39-year anniversary of the song’s original release, the lyrics remain as poignant today as … Continue reading

Watch Rich Aucoin’s New Video for “How It Breaks”

By: Staff – Rich Aucoin shares the video for new single “How It Breaks”. Written in Arcosanti, Arizona while Aucoin was cycling across the United States on a tour for mental health charities, “How It Breaks” is a call to action and references several classic songs of protest. “After listening to David Bowie’s ‘Young Americans’, … Continue reading

The National Announce New Album “I Am Easy To Find”

By: Staff – Today The National released details for the new album, I Am Easy To Find, which is due out May 17th via 4AD, along with opening track “You Had Your Soul With You” featuring the vocals of longtime David Bowie collaborator Gail Ann Dorsey. I Am Easy To Find is the band’s eighth studio … Continue reading

Photos: Seu Jorge @ Thalia Hall

Photos by: Brigid Gallagher – Brazilian soul-funk-rock singer-songwriter Seu Jorge, who released his newest album, Músicas para Churrasco, Vol. 2, in 2015, performed at Thalia Hall in Chicago last night as part of his ongoing “Seu Jorge Presents the Life Aquatic a Tribute To David Bowie” tour.

Album Review: Pixies – “Head Carrier”

By: Tyler Nyquvest –     The musical influence of alt-rock veterans the Pixies has been as mythical as the mischievous fairytale characters suggested in their band name. Formed in 1986, the band has experienced a very unstable ride throughout their musical career, first breaking up in 1993 at the height of their success only to reform … Continue reading

Interview: X Ambassadors talk sold-out shows, and the influence of Prince, and David Bowie

By: Josh Terzino – Brooklyn indie-rockers X Ambassadors, who released their debut album, VHS, on June 23rd, 2015 via KIDinaKORNER/Interscope/Universal Music Canada, have spent the last two years on the road in support of their two EP’s – Love Songs Drug Songs and The Reason. The band has extensively toured Canada, performing alongside artists such as Imagine Dragons, Passion Pit, Kodaline and … Continue reading

Stream Greg Dulli’s new cover of David Bowie’s “Modern Love”

By: Staff – Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli has released a new cover of David Bowie’s “Modern Love” on his site www.gregdulli.com. “I tried to record this song with the Whigs a while back and we just couldn’t get it the way I wanted it,” Dulli remarked. “With his passing last week, I was reminded of it and … Continue reading

Choir! Choir! Choir! sings “Space Oddity” with 500 David Bowie fans at the AGO

By: Staff –   The world felt a collective shock when David Bowie died on January 10th from liver cancer, two days after his 69th birthday and the release of his new album Blackstar. Toronto-based “open choir” Choir! Choir! Choir! paid tribute to Bowie at the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Walker Court last night by singing their original arrangement … Continue reading

Album Review: David Bowie – “Blackstar”

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) –       “Look up here, I’m in heaven I’ve got scars that can’t be seen I’ve got drama, can’t be stolen Everybody knows me now” So sings a ghost. 24 hours ago, we would have remarked that Blackstar is a meandering journey through David Bowie’s monstrous career. Today, we all woke … Continue reading

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