Happy Birthday, David Bowie!
Awakening to 'The Next Day'
Last March, David Bowie released his first album in ten years, 'The Next Day.' NPR's Fresh Air took a moment to recap Bowie's exciting life in music, from the 60s all the way through to today. (Fresh Air, NPR, 3/7/13)
Chris Hadfield: 'Space Oddity'
The revised version of David Bowie’s 'Space Oddity,' recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station. (IndieMuse, 3/7/13)
David Bowie in the 1970s
A new biography looks at David Bowie, the master of persona, and the 1970s. (On Point, 1/6/13)
David Bowie on 'Heathen' and Parenting
In August 2002, Renee Montagne spoke with David Bowie about his album 'Heathen', being a father again, and one of his earliest creations: Ziggy Stardust. (Morning Edition, NPR, 8/28/02)
Robert Forester on Bowie's Legacy
Robert Forster, of the seminal Australian rock group The Go-Betweens, looks back at David Bowie's career and explains why his contribution to music is still important. (Weekend Arts, ABC, 4/20/13)
Glam Rock: Why It Matters
David Bowie, Lou Reed, and bands like T-Rex and Roxy Music, were some of the forerunners of the glam rock movement between the early and late 1970s. Mark Dery, author of “All the Young Dudes: Why Glam Rock Matters,” explains why glam rock matters....
Rolling Stone Review: 'Platinum Collection'
Rolling Stone critic Christian Hoard reviews David Bowie's three-CD anthology. (Day to Day, NPR, 1/27/06)
'Changes': Iconic Images of Bowie
Since 1972, capturing Bowie's many personas on film was Japanese photographer Masayoshi Sukita. In 2012, Sukita opened an exhibition in Melbourne, Australia with some of those images, many of which David Bowie handpicked himself. (Book and Arts Daily,...
A Salute to Ziggy Stardust
On 3 July 1973 on stage in London, David Bowie killed his creation Ziggy Stardust. In honour of the 40th anniversary of the death of Bowie's most famous invention, a lunchtime Ziggy Stardust concert was held at Otago University, New Zealand, on...
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