On this day in history (November 14, 1969), David Bowie released his second studio album. The album was originally self titled when released in the UK on the Philips label and as Man Of Words/Man Of Music on Mercury records. RCA Records re-issued the album as Space Oddity in 1972.
On this day in history (October 23, 1986), Iggy Pop released his 7th studio album Blah Blah Blah featuring the singles Cry For Love, Real Wild Child, Shades, Fire Girl and Isolation
On this day in history (October 14, 1977), David Bowie released his 12th studio album Heroes. This album features the singles Heroes and Beauty And The Beast and features one of his most recognizable album covers.
Peter Murphy will be appearing in a residency in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village at (le) poisson rouge throughout the month of August. There will be 11 historic shows, each one featuring performances from a different studio album performed in it’s entirety.
Parlaphone Records will be releasing a box set featuring previously unreleased David Bowie albums. The box set titled The Mercury Demos will be released on June 28.
The final 4 teams are left in the Best of the B-sides tournament. While both matchups are difficult, the game between The Cure and New Order is insane. How do you choose between those two? We are close to the end here so make sure to get your votes in so that you can influence…
B-Sides Tournament Round 4: The Smiths, Joy Division, David Bowie, XTC, Duran Duran, The Cure, New Order
The final 8 teams are left in the Best of the B-sides tournament. There are one or two surprises in this list, but it’s a pretty solid collection of tracks. Good luck choosing between these
Feature film writer Todd Alcott has an interesting side hobby. When her isn’t working on films, he likes to dabble in digital art combining two of his favorite topics – vintage pulp fiction and David Bowie. Alcott has long been a Bowie fan. In fact, if you head over to his website you will find…
B-Sides Tournament Round 3: The Smiths vs Depeche Mode, Pixies vs Joy Division, David Bowie vs New Order
Welcome to round 3 of the best of the B-sides tournament. The games are about to get tougher. For a few of these, I have no idea how they will turn out but…that’s why we vote! For each match up, select the song that is your favorite b-side. Then, scroll to the bottom and select…
B-Sides Tournament Round 2: Morrissey vs Joy Division, David Bowie vs The Cure, New Order vs Echo & The Bunnymen
More second round games in the Strangeways Radio B-sides tournament. We don’t even know how you are going to choose between these, to be honest. Good luck!