Articles tagged glam rock

Queen: Queen on Air - The Complete BBC Radio Sessions (Deluxe 6-CD Edition)

These leaner versions of well-known tracks showcase a version of Queen with less pomp but plenty of circumstance.

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Queen: Queen on Air - The Complete BBC Radio Sessions

An early collection of BBC radio sessions show Britain's glam rock kings taking their painstaking technique to a looser environment, with often winning results.

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David Bowie: Who Can I Be Now? (1974/1976)

The second in the lavish series of box sets surveying David Bowie's career contains some essential classics, but is stretched a little thin and has some disappointing omissions.

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Of Montreal: Innocence Reaches

Kevin Barnes has found his center again. He's figured out how to combine his melodic skills with his musical idiosyncrasies.

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28 Jun 2016 // 2:57 PM

Pulp - “Common People” (Singles Going Steady Classic)

This ageless anthem was one of those moments when the outsiders took over and everyone wanted in.

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Kyle Craft: Dolls of Highland

Kyle Craft has no right to make a debut album this damn good.

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27 Jan 2016 // 2:30 AM

Suede: Night Thoughts

Night Thoughts has all the elements that make Suede one of the most important bands of the last 25 years.

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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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