Articles tagged glam rock

David Bowie: Five Years (1969-1973)

David Bowie presents a lavish box set containing classic albums that have been carefully remastered for amazing sound clarity.

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Trashbeat - “Come Slumming” (video) (premiere)

Punk veteran Steve "Trash" Fishman brings together some well-known friends to crank out some glammy garage rock.

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Lost Dawn - “Electrify” (video) (premiere)

Glam rock, garage rock, and Britpop merge into one on this raucous new track from the UK band.

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Steve Lewis - “Off This Rock” (audio) (premiere)

Glam meets garage rock on this raucous new track by the Nashville musician.

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Datura4 - “Out With the Tide” (video) (premiere)

The Australian band channels classic Aussie heavy rock on their latest track.

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Smokey: How Far Will You Go?: The S&M Recordings, 1973-81

How Far Will You Go? collects the proto-disco glam rock sides from these out and proud iconoclasts.

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Warm Soda: Symbolic Dream

Not unlike a sugar rush, Symbolic Dream's candy-coated sheen quickly becomes too much of a good thing.

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George Morris: We Will Go to Hell for This

Detroit troubadour merges the shimmering decadent of '70s glam rock, the subtleties of indie rock, and the danceable innovation of synth pop on sophomore solo LP.

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‘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.

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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.

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New York Dolls: Dancing Backward in High Heels

The New York Dolls embrace the post-millennial retro-futurism they helped spawn on the best album of their recent comeback.

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Various Artists: Kris Needs Presents… Dirty Water: The Birth of Punk Attitude

Kris Needs's compilation of proto-punk and the music that influenced the late '70s punk music movement often feels like his own personal mixtape, and not a cohesive collection.

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Jobriath: Jobriath/Creatures of the Street

A star that never shone, Jobriath may at last take his rightful place in the firmament of fame with these reissues of his only two studio releases.

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15 May 2007 // 9:12 PM

Ian Hunter: Shrunken Heads

At the tender age of 68, Ian Hunter has not yet retreated gracefully into retirement. Who else can put out a solid mix on just his second proper studio record in 24 years?

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The Ark: Prayer for the Weekend

The Swedish band's fourth album takes everything that was great about last year's State of the Ark and supersizes it, a gluttonous allowance by a band that has every right to have the world eating from the palm of its hand.

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The Ark: State of the Ark

Swedish glam-rockers serve tacks in their dessert.

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//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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