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Features // 9 Articles
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 28 Articles
Blogs // 8 Articles
News // 3 Articles
Media // 4 Articles
//Features

The Return of the Great White Boss, Bruce Springsteen
18 Jun 2015 // 9:00 PM

The seven albums in this Collection capture the tension inherent to Springsteen's ultimate transformation into a global megastar.

Songs of Simulation and Discouragement: Bowie, Bono, and Authenticity
13 Oct 2014 // 9:13 PM

With its Apple-sponsored free public release, U2's Songs of Innocence betrays just how far the band has come from their past, despite its attempts to bring back a Dublinesque vision.

//Columns

He Took It All Too Far: David Bowie's "Ziggy" Years, 1971-1973
25 Mar 2010 // 5:00 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.

Chameleon Comedian: David Bowie 1967-1970
28 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM

As innovative and eclectic as his music has been, Bowie’s means and methods of articulation also reveal an artist finely attuned to the subversive potential of humor.

//Reviews

Alabama Shakes: Sound and Color
21 Apr 2015 // 9:06 PM

What makes the Alabama Shakes sound new is that they’re evidently devoted to their musical forebears -- everyone from Etta James and Aretha to Bowie and Zeppelin -- yet also coquettishly unfaithful to each one of them.

David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed
9 Dec 2014 // 9:06 PM

Nothing Has Changed, despite the exact nature of its target demographic being up for debate, remains a thrilling go-to for the semi-casual Thin White Duke observer, and is about as damn close to perfect as a Bowie anthology can get.

//Blogs

The 10 Best Songs About New Beginnings
14 Jan 2015 // 6:07 AM

In honor of a new year, here is a list of songs that can help nudge even the idlest of souls off the couch in 2015.

David Bowie - “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)” (video)
25 Feb 2013 // 10:08 PM

David Bowie's eagerly awaited new record, 'The Next Day', comes our way on March 12th.

//News

‘Bowie Is’: Beyond the Coke Spoon and Album Art
25 Sep 2014 // 8:44 AM

You’ve probably already heard about David Bowie’s cocaine spoon.

Film Society of Lincoln Center Presents David Bowie Film Series, August 2-8
24 Jul 2013 // 2:30 AM

After the release of a new album (The Next Day) and a sold-out museum exhibition in London (David Bowie Is), a film retrospective continues the year’s tribute to Bowie’s fascinating career.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Anderson East Ignites a Fire at Mercury Lounge

// Notes from the Road

"Hot off the release of his album Delilah Anderson East's performance was full of vim and vigor.

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