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Thursday, August 1 2013

Chrome: Half Machine From the Sun: The Lost Chrome Tapes ‘79-‘80

Damon Edge, Helios Creed, and their fellow musicians create music that refuses to remain in the mainstream, yet waits nearby to invite the curious listener into its layered atmospheres.


Thursday, May 9 2013

Red Bull Music Academy’s Bowie Producer Series + Eno’s 77 Million Paintings Exhibit (Photos)

RBMA gathered Ken Scott, Tony Visconti, and Nile Rodgers for (separate) conversations in NYC regarding their production work on classic Bowie albums. They also talked with Brian Eno and have his '77 Million Paintings' on display.


Thursday, May 2 2013

David Bowie: Aladdin Sane (40th Anniversary Edition)

Aladdin Sane may be the best example of one of Bowie's central themes: the artifice not as something to break through, not as an impediment on the way to the real, but the artifice as its own sort of realness.


Sunday, November 13 2011

‘The Ballad of Mott The Hoople’ Is for Those Who Love Mott the Hoople With All Their Might

There’s something missing from this story; there’s an insularity about the film that renders it just a notch or two above pure reminiscence.


Sunday, October 2 2011

Oh! You Pretty Things: ‘Children of the Revolution: The Glam Rock Story 1970-75’

Dave Thompson (Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell: The Dangerous Glitter of David Bowie, Iggy Pop, and Lou Reed) knows his glitter, and he leaves no rhinestone unturned, here.


Thursday, September 1 2011

20 Unsung Music Videos from the 1980s

PopMatters begins a new series examining at the widespread emergence of music video in the 1980s. From major artists like the Clash, David Bowie, and U2 to less famous brethren such as Haysi Fantayzee and Grandmaster Caz, these are the unsung videos from that decade that might have missed your attention the first time around.


Thursday, July 21 2011

Daft Punk Is Playing at Your House: 10 Essential Dance-Rock Albums

Today, the intersection of dance music and rock music seems only natural. However, the process has been in the making for decades, and this list provides an introduction to ten of the best albums this genre combination has to offer.


Tuesday, March 8 2011

Michael Chapman: Fully Qualified Survivor

Chapman released this record in 1970. It's been out of print on vinyl for years. It's never been issued on CD in the States. Oh, and it's also one of the best psych-folk records recorded. Ever.


Friday, January 14 2011

Counterbalance No. 16: David Bowie’s ‘Ziggy Stardust’

Up next for the Counterbalance series is No. 16 on Acclaimed Music's Big List—David Bowie’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. Press your space face close to mine!


Thursday, December 9 2010

‘Lick Me’ Dishes Out Delicious Things About Cherry Vanilla

This is a guilt-free pleasure for Cherry Vanilla fans and those mesmerized by the myths surrounding the rock 'n' roll of the '70s.


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Celebrating 70 Years of John Lennon (Mixed Media) [7.Oct.10]
Ed Harcourt: Lustre (Capsule Reviews) [29.Jun.10]
Azrael #1-3 (Reviews) [8.Feb.10]
David Bowie: VH1 Storytellers (Reviews) [14.Jul.09]
David Bowie: iSelect (Reviews) [23.Oct.08]
David Bowie: Young Americans (Reviews) [7.Jun.07]
The Prestige (2006) (Reviews) [15.Mar.07]
The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006 (Features) [10.Jan.07]
The Prestige (2006) (Reviews) [20.Oct.06]
The Dick Cavett Show: Rock Icons (Reviews) [26.Aug.05]
David Bowie: Hours [reissue] (Reviews) [8.Apr.04]
Labyrinth (1986) (Reviews) [1.Mar.04]
David Bowie: Best of Bowie (Reviews) [19.Jan.03]
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