A new documentary artfully and excitingly suggests what made David Bowie tick.
Rock Album Review: David Bowie’s “Toy” — Perusing His Back Pages
David Bowie’s Toy is a solid, enjoyable, and buoyant effort from an artist who never failed to stay interesting and vital well into his later years.
Arts Reconsideration: The 1971 Project — Celebrating a Great Year in Music (April Entry)
Arts Fuse writers continue their countdown of great music celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and the list includes Marvin Gaye, Link Wray, David Bowie, Jean Knight, and The Rolling Stones.
WATCH CLOSELY: “The Last Five Years” — David Bowie’s Immortal Artistic Vision
To the end of his life, David Bowie was excited about creating innovative sounds and collaborating with new musicians.
Commentary: #MeToo and Dethroning Rock Deities
We have the obligation to look behind the music and the culture that glorified and perpetuated it.
Music Interview: Rob Sheffield on David Bowie
“It might sound a little kooky comparing David Bowie to poet William Butler Yeats, but they had similar pitfalls as artists.”
Music Review/Commentary: David Bowie’s “Blackstar” and Norbert Stein’s “Das Karussell” — When Words Rule Music
Both David Bowie and Norbert Stein present distinctive and subtle approaches to the hybridizing of poetry and music.
Fuse Remembrance: Bowie on Film — Ageless Enigmas
Bowie the Legendary Rock Star and Bowie the Fashion Chameleon were flashier, bolder, than Bowie the Cinematic Iconoclast.
Fuse Remembrance: Appreciating David Bowie — A Virtuoso of Intimacy.
I trust Bowie, the way I trust Stevie or Miles or Aretha or Duke or Bach or Debussy or Ornette or Rahsaan or the recently departed Paul Bley.
Rock Remembrance: Prime David Bowie – Let’s Paint Our Faces and Dance
Before Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, before Iggy Pop, before the New York Dolls, David Bowie was my personal post-’60s music inamorata.