David Bowie

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David Bowie dead at 69

By: Curtis Sindrey –   Iconic artist David Bowie, who released his critically acclaimed twenty-fifth album, Blackstar, on January 8th, has died at the age of 69 following an 18-month battle with cancer. A statement was released on his social media accounts: David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with … Continue reading

Album Review: Will Butler – “Policy”

By: Kayla Beattie –       Multi-instrumentalist and composer Will Butler will release his debut solo LP Policy on March 10 apart from the large ensemble of Arcade Fire, from which he has gained prominence.  Will is younger brother to Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler and became well-known for his impressive musicality as a core member of the band, contributing synthesizers, bass, guitar, … Continue reading

Photos/Video: St. Vincent Talks David Bowie at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art

By: Curtis Sindrey (@SindreyCurtis) – Acclaimed art rock singer-songwriter Annie Clark (aka St. Vincent), who released her eponymous fourth studio album on Feb. 24th, 2014 via Loma Vista/Republic, visited Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art yesterday, which is currently hosting an interactive exhibition called David Bowie Is, which features over 300 items from Bowie’s personal archives, to discuss Bowie’s influence … Continue reading

Gift Guide: 7 Holiday Gift Ideas for Music Snobs

By: Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) – Wondering what to get the snobbiest of music lovers this Christmas? Satisfy their lofty tastes with our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide! From headphones, to vinyl, to biographies of a certain Mr. Stardust, to keeping memories of past concerts safe, we have everything you need for the music snob in your life this holiday season! … Continue reading

The Best is Yet to Come: A Conversation with Hawksley Workman

By: Anan Rahman (@anan_ra) –   From Bob Dylan’s paradigm shifting love affair with electricity to David Bowie’s transformation from baroque rock star into androgynous space creature, popular music seems to attract restless innovators who have introduced new modes of artistic expression into our collective vocabulary. Here in Canada, Hawksley Workman has been going through his own quiet revolution. His creative … Continue reading

Album Review: On ‘Reflektor’, a Refracted Arcade Fire Searches for Identity

By: Patrick Topping (@ptopp_ing) – Arcade Fire’s Reflektor is the newest outing from everyone’s favourite band to love, and love to hate. And it’s okay to love to hate them, because right now, Arcade Fire feel pretty ambiguous about Arcade Fire. Following the pervasiveness of 2010’s The Suburbs,  the Montreal-based collective were thrust across a rare threshold whereby the band’s closely-insulated image and music … Continue reading

Examine the enigma that is David Bowie at ‘David Bowie Is’ at the AGO

By: Shelby Monita (@shelbymonita) – Today, The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) opened its doors to David Bowie Is. Curators Geoffrey March and Victoria Broackes first produced this exhibit for The V&A in London, and it’s now embarking on an international tour with its first stop being Toronto. The exhibit, which takes up two floors of the AGO’s contemporary wing has … Continue reading

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