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From the Archives: David Bowie's Heathen and Reality reissues on the way; Read my original review of Reality-

While we’re sharing old David Bowie reviews along with reissue news, it’s only been a few years since we mentioned that Bowie’s brilliant 2002 album  1,034 more words

Reviews

Author of Bowie's Piano Man: "This is a book about creativity and finding artistic and developmental meaning in life"

Even though it totaled over 15,000 words and was spread out across five parts, one of the most popular posts on this blog remains an archival piece on pianist… 923 more words

Music

Beer Me: Winners at the 2015 Okanagan Fest-of-Ale

I was honoured to be one of eight judges at the 20th Okanagan Fest-of-Ale in Penticton last weekend. It was my first time at the event — as a visitor or a judge — and it’s definitely one I’ll add to my calendar.  322 more words

Food

Biography of jazz pianist who gained fame with Bowie

He’s played with David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails and is an accomplished session musician, yet until now little has been written about him. Now a soon-to-be published biography uncovers the life story of Mike Garson and his musical career from New York jazz pianist to his collaboration with Bowie and beyond. 367 more words

Culture

'Aladdin Sane' (1973) por David Bowie

El escenario es la mezcla por excelencia de Bowie de distopía futurista serie B mezclada con promiscuidad rocanrolera: en un futuro post-apocalíptico, la humanidad ha olvidado las artes eróticas, y recurre a ver viejos vídeos porno de una era perdida para recuperar el conocimiento olvidado.La canción es “Drive-In Saturday”, un doo-wop in crescendo que resume la filosofía del álbum: revisitar el sonido clásico del rock de los años 50 al estilo Bowie, con sintetizadores económicos, versos bizarros y riffs generosos de Mick Ronson. 504 more words

Crítica Musical