Tag Archives: David Bowie

Thursday News Threads

Wha?!?!? Apparently Amazon has a page up for a forthcoming new Animal Collective album! It’s set for release December 8th on Domino Records. Just in time for them to take numbers one and two on year-end top 10 lists. And speaking of “forthcoming,” both Thom Yorke and his band Radiohead should have new albums outRead more...

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Fall 2009 Countdown: Best Song?

VOTE today for your favorites music in the history of the cosmos! Based on your answers, KEXP will count down a different music theme each day during the Fall Membership Pledge Drive. Start thinking about the tunes you can’t live a day without listening or singing to, because you’ll be faced with one of theRead more...

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Thursday News Threads 9/10

London hip-hop artist Speech Debelle was just announced the winner of the Mercury Music Prize, beating out strong contenders Bat For Lashes, Kasabian, La Roux, Friendly Fires, Florence and the Machine, and Lisa Hannigan. Her album Speech Therapy (Big Dada) won for best album of the past year by a U.K. or Irish artist. BeRead more...

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Out This Week 7/14

The biggest release this week is obviously The Dead Weather‘s debut. As if The White Stripes and The Racounteurs weren’t enough, Jack White teamed up with the The Kills’ Alison Mosshart for yet another project of raw bluesy rock. This time, though, White takes a back seat, but only physically, behind the drum kit andRead more...

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4th of July Video Roundup

Happy 4th of July, everybody! Here’s a quick roundup of Independence Day related songs (and some not so much) to watch before you fire up the BBQ, head out to view the fireworks, or whatever else you may be doing on this day (just please don’t lose a finger!): Jimi Hendrix playing the National Anthem:Read more...

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Friday Nite Spotlight: David Bowie - Low

In the mid ‘70s, a burnt-out and sick Iggy Pop lay on a hospital bed. He was exhausted by drugs, had just had a bout of homelessness in Hollywood, and every project he tried turned to dust. He had checked himself into a psychiatric institute when David Bowie came to see him. Bowie was alsoRead more...

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