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Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: An Interview With Dave Stewart

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: An Interview With Dave Stewart

By Chris Gerard

5 Feb 2016 // 2:30 AM

With his new memoir Sweet Dreams Are Made of This in mind, Stewart joins PopMatters for an in-depth discussion about his new book and his influential catalog of music....

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Chaos Does Not Mean Despair in Bowie's Soundscapes

By Colin Dray

5 Feb 2016 // 2:29 AM

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

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//News

Cassettes Are Back, As 'Dead' Media Won't Die>

Two years ago, something unexpected happened: Musical artists and record labels started ramping up their cassette tape requests in a major way. ...

For Elton John It's a 'Wonderful Crazy Night'>

Tedeschi Trucks Band Dreams Big, No Matter What It Costs>

Those Darlins on Last Tour Before Indefinite Hiatus>

//Events

Muse Commandeer Barclays Center for Drones World Tour (Photos)>

Resistance is futile. Muse's walloping Drones World Tour forces the audience to confront Big Brother....

August Wilson's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Gets a Vibrant National Theatre Revival>

Tradition Meets Innovation at the Fifth Annual Maqam Fest>

Julien Baker + Eskimeaux: Rough Trade New York (Photos)>

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Counterbalance: Elvis Costello's 'Imperial Bedroom'

// Sound Affects

"History repeats the old conceits, the glib replies, the same defeats. Keep your finger on important issues, and keep listening to the 275th most acclaimed album of all time. A 1982 masterpiece is this week's Counterbalance.

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