David Bowie

Watch David Bowie’s Collaborators Pay Tribute at Memorial Concert on First Anniversary of His Death

Last night, a stupefyingly large lineup of David Bowie's musical collaborators and touring band members appeared at New York City's Terminal 5 for Celebrating David Bowie,…
Anna Gaca / January 11, 2017

David Bowie Once Started A Musical About Fictional Unreleased Bob Dylan Songs

Before David Bowie passed away last year, he worked avidly on Lazarus, a musical built around his songs that was heavily inspired by 1976's The Man…
Brian Josephs / January 9, 2017

Video: David Bowie – “No Plan”

David Bowie’s legacy lives on with a new video for "No Plan," which was dropped at midnight on what would have been the icon’s 70th birthday.
Dale Eisinger / January 8, 2017

New Music: Jenny Lewis and Paul Shaffer Cover David Bowie’s Version of the McCoys’ “Sorrow”

Iconic former Letterman bandleader Paul Shaffer is releasing a star-studded, self-titled covers album with The World's Most Dangerous Band on March 17 (the features include…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 6, 2017

New David Bowie Documentary Reveals He Didn’t Intend Blackstar to Be His Final Project

Much of the awe and mystery surrounding David Bowie's final album Blackstar was inspired by the incredible timing of its release, just two days before Bowie's death on January 10, 2016. But…
Anna Gaca / January 6, 2017

David Bowie Fans Are Still Sending Us Incredibly Elaborate Blackstar Easter Eggs

This Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of the release of David Bowie's Blackstar, and Bowie fans are still searching for secret glyphs and hidden messages in its…
Andy Cush / January 4, 2017

Watch Sleater-Kinney Cover “Rebel Rebel” With Britt Daniel and The Thermals on New Year’s Eve

Attendees at Sleater-Kinney's New Year's Eve show in San Francisco were treated to a ripping set closer: the trio covered "Rebel Rebel," joined by openers The…
Andy Cush / January 2, 2017

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016

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
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