Tag: david bowie

ALBUM: David Bowie – Blackstar

Rating: There’s an apparent tendency for journalism to become almost competitive when writing about people like David Bowie – not that there really is anyone like Bowie. Even before his death, every review, every proclamation of love was seemingly trying…

INTERVIEW: Jack Garratt

Before we watched Jack Garratt‘s electric set on the Sunday of Barn On the Farm Festival, we took to the cornfields to have a little chat with the bearded man himself. The interview was fast flowing and high energy as…

ALBUM: Peter Zinovieff ‘Electronic Calendar: The EMS Tapes’

Rating: Electronic Calendar: The EMS Tapes is the first complete retrospective of his earliest experiments in 1965 through the bankruptcy of his company, EMS Synthesizers, in 1979. Stifled by academia, Peter Zinovieff began creating music from splices of tape and after…

9 Great Glastonbury Moments

With just over a week to go until this year’s Glastonbury Festival, we asked our writers to pick their fave moments from Worthy Farm… Happy Mondays, 1990 June 1990 and the Happy Mondays are reaching their plateau. Since the release…

LISTEN: The Gigslutz Girls’ New Music Show, 21.05.15

Presented by Tash Walker and Mari Lane, May’s offering of The Gigslutz Girls’ New Music Show was packed with a variety of new music, from Feral Five’s new ‘brain battle’ inspired single, to a live session from the lightly glittered…

FOR THE RECORD: David Bowie ‘DIAMOND DOGS’ (1974)

Diamond Dogs contains arguably two of Bowie’s most iconic tracks to date (‘Rebel Rebel’ and ‘Diamond Dogs’) and yet it still remains largely underrated in relation to the remainder of his discography. The record celebrated its 40th anniversary earlier this year, marking…

ALL TALK: WHAT HAS BEEN THE GREATEST YEAR FOR MUSIC?

This month we invited our writers to get all wistful and nostalgic and cast their eyes and ears over their record collections/iTunes folders, dig out their old ticket stubs and tell us what has been the greatest year for music within…