David Bowie

Car Seat Headrest Covered David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’

Will Toledo, a.k.a. Car Seat Headrest, is a bit of a cover-song fanatic. Though that doesn't always end up working in his favor (the Cars' Ric…
Rachel Brodsky / July 19, 2016

Cillian Murphy: Radiohead Is a Once-in-a-Generation Band, But ‘Peaky Blinders’ Could Use Some Led Zeppelin

"On a gathering storm / Comes a tall handsome man / With a dusty black coat / And a red right hand": Nick Cave and…
Anna Gaca / July 13, 2016

A Lock of David Bowie’s Hair Sold for $18,750 at Auction

David Bowie's tragic passing earlier this year left fans clamoring for every piece of him they could get. That includes his blond, magnificent hair, as…
Brian Josephs / June 27, 2016

Jukebox Jury: Esperanza Spalding on Writing an Opera and Doris Day’s Street Cred

On first listen, the final song on Esperanza Spalding’s Emily’s D+Evolution feels very familiar, but that sense of comfort gets warped into something more sinister and…
Connor O'Brien / June 13, 2016

Daily Deal: Rare Collection of Interviews With David Bowie and Iggy Pop

Bowie shares the story and process behind three of his best albums
SPINMedia Commerce Team / June 7, 2016

The 66 Best Songs of 2016 So Far

If the album is still supposed to be dying, nobody told 2016 – it's hard to remember a year that was so dominated by the…
SPIN Staff / June 3, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016 So Far

Now that we're nearly halfway done with 2016, the time has come for your annual summer-listening list. Expect to find a tender comeback from the…
SPIN Staff / June 1, 2016

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Performed David Bowie’s ‘Rebel Rebel’ With Kurt Vile Last Night

Last night, Win Butler of Arcade Fire teamed up with Kurt Vile for a cover of David Bowie's "Rebel Rebel." Butler's band were famously close to the…
Anna Gaca / May 7, 2016

The Flaming Lips Bring ‘Space Oddity,’ Chewbacca to the ‘Late Show’

The Flaming Lips brought their cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" to last night's Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Frontman Wayne Coyne also returned to his perch on Chewbacca's…
Anna Gaca / April 20, 2016

LCD Soundsystem Covered David Bowie and Guns N’ Roses at Coachella

LCD Soundsystem performed the first of two headlining sets at Coachella 2016 on Friday night, where, in addition to playing a number of their…
Rachel Brodsky / April 16, 2016

Watch the Flaming Lips Preach the Gospel of Bowie in Their ‘Space Oddity’ Video

Wayne Coyne is not one for subtlety. Take, for example, his Chewbacca-themed tribute to Bowie, and it becomes easy to see that, at least when it…
Evan Siegel / April 15, 2016

Watch David Byrne and the Roots Cover David Bowie’s ‘Fame’ at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

David Byrne, Kimbra, and the Roots opened last night's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a tribute that needed no introduction: David Bowie's "Fame." The annual…
Anna Gaca / April 9, 2016

Watch David Bowie’s ‘I Can’t Give Everything Away’ Lyric Video

A posthumous lyric video from David Bowie's ★ (Blackstar) track for "I Can't Give Everything Away" has been released. Posted to the late singer's social media channels,…
Rachel Brodsky / April 6, 2016

Eric Church Honors David Bowie, Lemmy, Glenn Frey, and Scott Weiland at 2016 ACM Awards

The 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards took place last night, during which Nashville singer-songwriter Eric Church performed his Mr. Misunderstood single "Record Year." His set…
Rachel Brodsky / April 4, 2016

Watch the Flaming Lips, Pixies, Cat Power, Laurie Anderson, Debbie Harry, Michael Stipe, More Cover David Bowie

Despite the Roots pulling out of Carnegie Hall's series of tribute concerts to David Bowie, the first one last night went on as planned. Pitchfork has collected…
Harley Brown / April 1, 2016

The Roots, Kimbra, and Bilal Pull Out of David Bowie Tribute Concert

Update: Dorf has revised his earlier statement:  There was a production miscommunication about some shared equipment last night on the tight City Winery stage for…
Dan Weiss / March 31, 2016

Michael Stipe Covers David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ on ‘Fallon’

In advance of Carnegie Hall's star-studded tribute concerts to the music of David Bowie, R.E.M.'s former frontman Michael Stipe covered The Man Who Sold the World's title track on The…
Harley Brown / March 30, 2016

The Music of David Bowie: Behind the Curtain at Carnegie Hall’s 2016 Tribute Concert

David Bowie had meant to attend his Carnegie Hall tribute concert on March 31. Instead, hours after announcing the night's extensive lineup of artists (Pixies, Cyndi Lauper,…
Rachel Brodsky / March 29, 2016

Watch Prince Cover David Bowie, Bob Marley in Concert

Prince held back-to-back concerts in Toronto on Friday night that had him performing 57 songs in total, including a cover of David Bowie's 1977 hit…
Colin Stutz / March 26, 2016

Smashing Pumpkins Covered Hole’s “Malibu” Last Night

Update: We also have footage of Smashing Pumpkins covering David Bowie's "Space Oddity." Scroll down to see fan-shot Instagram video (via NME). Smashing Pumpkins began their U.S.
Anna Gaca / March 23, 2016
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