Tag Archives: David Bowie

Friends and Fans Pay Tribute to David Bowie

The world is waking up to the terrible news: iconic artist David Bowie has passed away at the age of 69 after an 18-month-long battle with cancer. KEXP DJs and listeners have been sharing their stories, feelings, and memories on-air all day, and on social media, Bowie’s friends and admirers have been doing the same.Read more…

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R.I.P. David Bowie

This seems impossible to believe, and the social media is buzzing that it’s a hoax, but this very sad news is true: just days after his 69th birthday, rock icon David Bowie is dead. Both his son and his business manager have confirmed that, after an 18-month battle with cancer, David Bowie passed peacefully onRead more…

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Friday Music News

Portland psychedelic rockers The Dandy Warhols have shared “You Are Killing Me,” their latest music since their 2012 album, This Machine. This track is the band’s first release since signing with their new label Dine Alone Records. “You Are Killing Me” is a catchy rock number with an old school sound. Here’s hoping that theyRead more…

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Album Review: David Bowie – Blackstar

Despite the innumerable sources of praise and worship from every corner of the earth, David Bowie somehow finds a way to face a sort of misrepresentation in the modern world, where every new album is slated as a comeback. Each forthcoming effort from the aging rock legend has some sort of Lazarus effect over theRead more…

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KEXP Presents Intergalactic Bowie Day

David Bowie has written and performed some of the most groundbreaking music of the 20th century. His passion for music, art, fashion and theatre has fueled a career that’s influenced numerous generations and captivated the world. And it’s not over yet… It’s the influence of David Bowie that inspired Northwest Polite Society (NWPS) to organizeRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Tomorrow, not only will iconic rocker David Bowie celebrate his 69th birthday, but he releases his 25th studio album ★ (pronounced “Blackstar”) via Columbia Records. Today, he shares the video for the track “Lazarus,” which features the influential artist, well, hallucinating in a mental hospital. Watch the clip, directed by Johan Renck, below, and tuneRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

There’s been heavy speculation that LCD Soundsystem would be reuniting this year for Cochella. Well, frontman James Murphy has confirmed the reunion, and a new album, in a statement on the band’s website. Murphy writes, “we’re not just playing Coachella. we’re playing all over. we’re not just having some reunion tour. we’re releasing a recordRead more…

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Friday Music News

After bonding during a recent Talkhouse Music Podcast chat, Martin Rev of Suicide has added his touch to the Neon Indian track “Annie,” off their latest, VEGA INTL. Night School. Stream Rev’s remix below, and check out their Talkhouse chat here. [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

Earlier this year, KEXP premiered the title track from David Bowie‘s 25th studio album ★ (pronounced “Blackstar”). Today, we’ve got another single to share, “Lazarus,” which appears in Bowie’s off-Broadway play of the same name. (Tune in tonight to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert as the cast performs the track.) ★ hits stores onRead more…

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KEXP Premiere: David Bowie – Blackstar

Every day, KEXP is excited to break new music from emerging artists, but today we have the honor of presenting a new song from a long-time legend: David Bowie. For his 69th birthday, on January 8th, 2016, the Thin White Duke will release his 25th studio album ★ (pronounced “Blackstar”). In a profile for UKRead more…

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