His was a career known for its creativity, but even the great David Bowie had a creative peak. Some might argue that Bowie’s finest work happened during the years he collaborated with […]
Deep Cuts: Driving Songs
What will become of the epic road trip in the era of autonomous cars?
From The Stacks: David Bowie, ‘Baby Doll: Gentlemen Still Prefer Blondes’ (Bootleg)
This 1976 Bowie bootleg is official these days.
Deep Cuts: Live Tracks Better Than Their Studio Cousins
My daughter can’t stand live recordings of her favorite songs. For her, it’s studio versions or bust.
Deep Cuts: Rage Songs
Man, we’re angry these days–and rightfully so, most of the time,
From The Stacks: David Bowie, ‘Aladdin Sane’
Aladdin Sane is a common album, so why am I featuring it here?
Deep Cuts: Memory Songs
May’s big holiday in the United States is Memorial Day. By design, it’s a very somber holiday: Memorial Day is when we remember the men and women who died in service to […]
From The Stacks: David Bowie, ‘1980 All Clear’
The deeper one gets into collecting, the weirder the records get.
Deep Cuts: Songs For Machines
Futurists have worried about the rise of the machines at least as far back as the Greeks. The story of Icarus isn’t just one of hubris, but specifically hubris in the form […]
From The Stacks: Peter Frampton, ‘Hummingbird In A Box’
The thing about a lifetime as a working musician is that you get really good at what you do.