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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.