David Bowie Archive
Audio News for January 10, 2017
David Bowie’s Impact on Classical Music – During the past year, a number of classical musicians and composers have done their own tributes to the legendary musician. They run from straight ahead covers to stirring original compositions. Shortly after Bowie’s death Amanda Palmer of the The Dresden Dolls and composer Jherek Bischoff released a short […]
Audio News for January 12, 2016
Three Important B’s of Music Die – Paul Bley was a Canadian pianist known for his contributions to the free jazz movement of the 1960s as well as his innovations and influence on trio playing. Bley was a fanstistic jazz pianist and a long-time resident of the United States. He died last week at age […]
David Bowie – The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars – 40th Anniversary Edition – 12" Vinyl + multichannel audio DVD – Capitol
Transformative 1972 album comes alive in hi-resolution on vinyl & DVD.
The Wee Trio – Ashes to Ashes: A David Bowie Intraspective – Bionic
David Bowie transformed.
Catherine Russell – Strictly Romancin’ – World Village
This is uplifting jazz singing.
Mike Garson, piano – The Bowie Variations – Reference Recordings
Bowie said of Garson that he was “…the best rock pianist in the world because he does not play rock.”
Brian Eno 1971-77, The Man Who Fell to Earth (2011)
Though made without Eno’s OK, this autobiographical documentary of the unique rock star/musician/composer/producer/music theorist/singer/visual artist is one of the best.
The Original Tron / Tron: Legacy 3D, 5 Disc 2-Movie Collection (1982/2011)
Both astoundingly impressive visually, sure to please gaming and sci-fi fans in spite of a rather silly plot premise.
David Bowie – Rare and Unseen (2010)
Documentary of archival Bowie interviews fails to capture star’s magnetism.
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, Blu-ray (1983/2010)
This is as different a WWII drama as Jacob’s Ladder was a Vietnam drama.