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Bowie releases first new song in a decade: 'Where Are We Now?'

Bowie releases first new song in a decade: ‘Where Are We Now?’

To mark his 66th birthday, rock legend David Bowie has released his first new song in nearly a full decade, entitled, Where Are We Now? Taken from his forthcoming LP, The Next Day, the reflective, narrative-based track is beautifully reminiscent of late 70s Bowie without a hint of parody — and what a very wonderful...
James Iha debuts Bowie-inspired video for 'To Who Knows Where'

James Iha debuts Bowie-inspired video for ‘To Who Knows Where’

Inspired by David Bowie’s 1976 film The Man Who Fell To Earth, Smashing Pumpkin turned solo artist James Iha debuts the video for single To Who Knows Where, taken from his forthcoming solo LP, Look To The Sky. Directed by Adam Neustadter, Iha says of the retro-flavored clip: “This video is our homage to the...
Emails from a real, live record producer: Gordon Raphael ('And so it begins...')

Emails from a real, live record producer: Gordon Raphael (‘And so it begins…’)

From: April@TalkRockToMe.com To: Gordon Raphael Date: Tue, Mar 28, 2012 at 12:11 PM Subject: And so it begins… Hi Gordon, So tell me, what were your earliest days of music fandom like? Was it instant obsession? What images/sounds do you remember being compelled by…and what were the earliest records you put down money for? Talk...
Win the 40th Annniversary Edition of 'Ziggy Stardust' on CD

Win the 40th Annniversary Edition of ‘Ziggy Stardust’ on CD

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of David Bowie’s seminal 1972 album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, Talk Rock To Me offers readers a chance to win a copy of the newly remastered classic! Simply tweet your favorite lyric from the album to @april_r, the founder and editor of...
Stream the 40th anniversary, remastered Ziggy Stardust LP

Stream the 40th anniversary, remastered Ziggy Stardust LP

As a (amazing!) treat to fans, rock and roll icon David Bowie is now streaming the entire, newly-remastered 40th anniversary edition of his iconic 1972 album, The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars online at NME. The re-released edition — which will hit June 5th in North America (June 4th...
Bowie's 'Aladdin Sane' LP released this day in 1973

Bowie’s ‘Aladdin Sane’ LP released this day in 1973

‘Nuff said. Simply relive the magic by hearing the entire album here.  
Ziggy Stardust commemorated in London

Ziggy Stardust commemorated in London

Four decades post-release, David Bowie’s seminal The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars LP was honored with a commemorative plaque in London yesterday, March 26. Placed at the site on Heddon Street where Bowie’s famous glam rock-persona Ziggy Stardust was photographed by Brian Ward for the 1972 cover, the round...
Louise Burns (pt 2): Getting back in touch with her musical roots

Louise Burns (pt 2): Getting back in touch with her musical roots

British Columbia’s Louise Burns was just 11 years old when her band Tigerlily was signed to Madonna’s Maverick Records in 2003. Renamed Lillix and meticulously repackaged, Burns found that she’d assumed a role that had little to do with her true love of rock, and eventually quit in 2006. Studying at university by day and...
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