David Bowie
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Features // 16 Articles
Columns // 3 Articles
Reviews // 36 Articles
Blogs // 11 Articles
News // 6 Articles
Media // 7 Articles
//Features

On David Bowie's Life of Resistance
21 Mar 2016 // 8:00 PM

David Bowie's life shows us that the boundaries imposed by a dominant culture are more fluid than mainstream society allows – and that resistance is not futile.

Buried Bowie: 25 Deep Cuts
31 Jan 2016 // 8:00 PM

For all of the imagery that dominated the religiosity of Bowie  --  the fashion, the characters, the hairstyles --  what matters most are the songs. Here are 25 killer deep-cut Bowie originals, album by album.

//Columns

Chaos Does Not Mean Despair in Bowie's Soundscapes
4 Feb 2016 // 8:29 PM

What Bowie's music describes, again and again, is that we were endlessly, relentlessly killing ourselves.

He Took It All Too Far: David Bowie's "Ziggy" Years, 1971-1973
25 Mar 2010 // 4:00 PM

At a time when the rock heroes of the era embodied macho appeal and dressed down in jeans and T-shirts, Bowie’s Ziggy struck an incongruous chord while challenging gender identifications.

//Reviews

Space Oddity: ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ is Strictly a Vehicle for David Bowie
23 Jan 2017 // 8:45 PM

Nicolas Roeg’s mid-'70s sci-fi misfire about an alien (Bowie) trying to save his planet but falling prey to Earth’s temptations is self-indulgent garble with a haunting premise.

Glam Is Good
18 Jan 2017 // 2:30 AM

Simon Reynold's Shock and Awe is a thorough investigation into the many facets of rock's most maligned moniker.

//Blogs

David Bowie - "I Can't Give Everything Away" (Singles Going Steady)
12 Apr 2016 // 6:00 AM

This is a mesmerizing soundscape of synths with occasional flourishes of lush guitar and sci-fi effects that recall Bowie's early character of Ziggy Stardust.

David Bowie - "Lazarus" (Singles Going Steady)
12 Jan 2016 // 5:35 AM

David Bowie painted his last strokes with life and death, in such a way that wasn’t contrived or overbearing.

//News

David Bowie Tributes: Complexions Dance + Sound & Vision Celebration + Royal Mail Stamps
25 Jan 2017 // 10:20 AM

Through stamps, dance and musical tributes, David Bowie lives on.

Five Songs to Prove David Bowie Is Impossible to Capture in Five Songs
11 Jan 2016 // 4:22 AM

Here are five songs that capture how difficult Bowie was to capture. But it was always so interesting to try.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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