Posts tagged "david bowie"

Album artwork of 'Low' by David Bowie

Low David Bowie

Bite-sized servings of vintage Bowie glam-rock combine with brooding instrumental soundscapes to make Low a truly special album.

Album artwork of 'Blackstar' by David Bowie

Blackstar David Bowie

A portal into the world of remembrances that grief gives birth to... and the last word. Trust Bowie to turn dying into performance art.

Artwork depicting the contrasting nature of album sides

Album sides and beauty from circumstance

From the vinyl flip to the neverending streaming, unique expressions await those willing to immerse themselves in the media formats of their time

By Frederick O'Brien

Album artwork of 'Remain in Light' by Talking Heads

Remain in Light Talking Heads

Under the Midas wing of Brian Eno, Talking Heads juggle African genres with Western experimentation and innovative digital play.

Album artwork of 'Skeleton Tree' by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Skeleton Tree Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Tension lingers in every song. The record is defined by its desolate atmosphere, underlined by instrumentals featuring elements of ambient and drone music.

Caricature of Liam Gallagher of Oasis

‘Be Here Now’ and Mr. Hyde

Riding the crest of an unprecedented popular rise, veins caked thick with drugs, Oasis produced something profoundly overblown in their third album.

By Frederick O'Brien

Album artwork of 'Joanne' by Lady Gaga

Joanne Lady Gaga

Precious little of what makes Gaga special is on show in Joanne. Outrageous, infuriatingly catchy pop anthems are nowhere to be seen; just pedestrian ones.

Album artwork of 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct' by Metallica

“Show those ruffians how it’s done” – André and Fred listen to Metallica

Metallica roll back the years with a tight, rollicking ride, wiping the smug looks off our faces in the process.

By André Dack & Frederick O'Brien

Beyonce Knowles in a bright yellow dress for the music video of her song "Hold Up"

Our 10 favourite tracks of 2016

Real friends, true love, and mushroom clouds.

By André Dack, Andrew Bridge & Frederick O'Brien

David Bowie holding a bible

Our 10 favourite albums of 2016

Albums what we liked in 2016.

By Andrew Bridge, Frederick O'Brien & André Dack