David Bowie's new song is surprisingly dark and jazzy

David Bowie has a new song in his retrospective album Nothing Has Changed. It's called Sue (Or In a Season of Crime), a dark jazz track full of dissonance that would be perfect for a Hitchcock movie or, better yet, a film starring Alain Delon and directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. Watch the equally dark video here: » 11/13/14 10:25pm 11/13/14 10:25pm

The Souped Up Acoustics Behind a Giant David Bowie Retrospective

When art museums first became a thing, in the 19th century, they were the aristocracy's idea of intellectual charity: A chance for the hoi polloi to catch a thin whiff of true civilization. They couldn't have imagined a fine art museum spending $2 million on a show about a pop star who grew up in a completely average… » 9/22/14 2:44pm 9/22/14 2:44pm

David Bowie: The Stars (Are Out Tonight)

After his melancholic and dreamy Where Are We Now, David Bowie's second single after more than ten years of silence is out to wake you up with a blast of electric guitars. It's pure Bowie—and it's great. Watch the video, starring the always incredible Tilda Swinton and David Bowie himself—who I wish went back to star… » 2/26/13 9:55am 2/26/13 9:55am

Beck's Latest Project Is the Closest Thing to Being On Stage In a…

Beck and Chris Milk's version of Bowie's Sound and Vision with 167 musicians was amazing on its own right, as a linear video. But the 360-degree immersive version with binaural sound and facial tracking truly redefines how we can experience live music remotely. Whether you like Beck or not, you really have to watch it… » 2/19/13 2:20pm 2/19/13 2:20pm

David Bowie is Releasing a 36-Year Old Song as an iPhone App for…

One of my favorite-ever songs, Golden Years by David Bowie, will be released as an iPhone app for fans to remix and create their own "oddities." Speaking of oddities, if you can't wait until June 6th when the Golden Years app is released, you can try your hand at the Space Oddity one for $2 now. » 4/05/11 7:20am 4/05/11 7:20am