David Bowie

Review: David Bowie’s No Plan Is a Fond, Final Glimpse at a Departed Master

David Bowie’s death did not transform ★ into a brave, lovely, often great album. (Whether 2013’s The Next Day…
Alfred Soto / February 23, 2017

David Bowie Fans Want to Raise $1.2 Million to Build Lightning Bolt Statue in London

Diehard David Bowie fans are hoping to raise $1.2 million to build a 90-foot-tall sculpture modeled on the lightning bolt from the cover of Aladdin…
Taylor Berman / February 21, 2017

Grammys 2017: David Bowie Won His First Real Grammys

In case you were in doubt about the fact that Recording Academy members don't always make the best choices, consider that David Bowie had never won…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 13, 2017

Grammys 2017 Winners: Adele Beats Beyoncé for Record, Album of the Year

The 2017 Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles tonight. Adele was this year's big winner, taking home Album of the Year and Best…
Anna Gaca / February 12, 2017

Watch TV on the Radio Cover “Nothing Compares 2 U” at Yale’s Prince and David Bowie Conference

As part of Yale University's celebrity-studded "Blackstar Rising & The Purple Reign: Celebrating the Legacies of David Bowie and Prince" conference this past week, TV on the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 30, 2017

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
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