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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.
David Bowie: Who Can I Be Now? (1974/1976)
28 Sep 2016 // 8:30 PM
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.
Rob Sheffield's 'On Bowie' Is a Textual Funeral for an Idol
4 Aug 2016 // 2:30 AM
Portrait of Rob Sheffield as a young American.
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.
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.
Bowie, Dylan, Little Richard Among the Best Pop Music Boxed Sets
7 Dec 2015 // 3:45 AM
Here are some of the most notable boxed sets this year in rock and pop...