David Bowie

Huge David Bowie Tribute Concert Featuring His Collaborators Announced for the First Anniversary of His Death

On the first anniversary of David Bowie's tragic passing, a large ensemble of his past collaborators and touring musicians will perform a concert in his…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 7, 2016

Angel Olsen Explains How David Bowie Helped Inspire “Shut Up Kiss Me” on Song Exploder

Angel Olsen's "Shut Up Kiss Me," a 2016 highlight, is the latest song to get the Song Exploder treatment. The singer spent a few minutes breaking…
Brian Josephs / November 30, 2016

Grammys Hall of Fame Adds Recordings by Nirvana, Prince, David Bowie, and 22 Others

The Recording Academy announced this morning that it will add 25 recordings to its Grammys Hall of Fame next year. The 2017 additions include albums and…
Taylor Berman / November 28, 2016

The Greatest Secret of David Bowie’s Blackstar Is 69

Ever since the designer behind David Bowie's Blackstar artwork revealed that there are easter eggs hidden in the sleeve of the album, Bowie fans---us at SPIN included---have been…
Andy Cush / November 17, 2016

These Are All of the Secrets David Bowie Fans Have Found in the Blackstar Artwork

Over the weekend, the graphic designer behind David Bowie's Blackstar album cover revealed that there are easter eggs embedded in the art that most fans haven't found…
Andy Cush / November 15, 2016

David Bowie’s 70th Birthday Will Be Celebrated With Worldwide Concerts

Today, The Guardian reports that an ambitious series of concerts is being mounted for January 8 of next year to celebrate would have been David…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 14, 2016

David Bowie’s Graphic Designer Says Blackstar Records Hold More Secrets

In May, months after David Bowie released his final album ★ (Blackstar) and died unexpectedly, fans discovered a charming surprise: If you expose the record's gatefold sleeve to…
Anna Gaca / November 13, 2016

David Bowie’s Art and Design Collection Sells for $41 Million at Auction

A portion of David Bowie's personal collection of fine art and design pieces has grossed $41.1 million at auction, Sotheby's announced. The art collection sold for…
Anna Gaca / November 12, 2016

Watch a Moving New Cut of David Bowie’s “Life on Mars?” Video

Today, the director of David Bowie's original 1973 video for "Life on Mars?" has released a compelling, drastically recut version of the iconic clip via…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 4, 2016

Yes, the Weeknd Named His Album Starboy in Homage to David Bowie

The Weeknd is dropping his new album Starboy on November 25, which means he'll be spending the next few weeks answering a lot of questions. One…
Brian Josephs / November 3, 2016

David Bowie’s Ex-Drummer Said No to Performing in Lady Gaga’s Grammys Tribute: “Fuck Off, That’s Stupid”

Lady Gaga's Grammys tribute to David Bowie from earlier this year was a medley of the Thin White Duke's songs and signature outfits, condensed into just…
Brian Josephs / October 31, 2016

New Music: David Bowie – “When I Met You” and “No Plan”

Shortly before the end of his life, David Bowie was working on a multitude of projects. In addition to the experimental, jazz-infused Blackstar, he wrote…
Charles Innis / October 18, 2016

New Music: Ted Leo – “Heroes” (David Bowie Cover)

Multi-instrumentalist indie rocker Ted Leo has recorded a jubilant rendition of David Bowie's "Heroes" for Let All The Children Boogie: A Tribute To David Bowie, an…
Charles Innis / October 14, 2016

You Can Now Order the Script Book to David Bowie’s Lazarus

Your opportunity to relive Lazarus, the musical by the late David Bowie, is here: Performing arts publisher Nick Hern Books will release Lazarus: The Complete Book and Lyrics on…
Anna Gaca / October 12, 2016

Stream David Bowie’s Long-Lost 1974 Album The Gouster

An unreleased album from David Bowie's 1974 studio sessions has finally seen the light. It's called The Gouster, and it's from the late icon's Young American…
Charles Innis / September 23, 2016
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