Tag Archives: david bowie

  • Songwriters Fonts: The Handwriting of Famous Songwriters, Now Downloadable

    Songwriters Fonts: The Handwriting of Famous Songwriters, Now Downloadable

    An underrated but still crucial part of the art of songwriting is the actual physical process of writing lyrics down on paper. Today this probably happens on computers and smartphones, but back in the day(s) famous songwriters like Kurt Cobain, David Bowie, John Lennon, and so on wrote what would become generation-defining lyrics in their […]

  • “Pin-Ups: David Bowie Goes to the Movies” from TIFF

    “Pin-Ups: David Bowie Goes to the Movies” from TIFF

    The cool thing about being a David Bowie fan is that even if you’ve listened to all of his music (an impressive feat on its own), unless you’re an absolutely obsessive completist there are probably a few movies of his you haven’t seen yet. The Toronto International Film Festival, as part of its series of […]

  • ‘Aladdin Sane’ Getting 45th Anniversary Reissue

    ‘Aladdin Sane’ Getting 45th Anniversary Reissue

    The David Bowie rock and roll reissue train is showing no signs of slowing down. This April, one of Bowie’s most underrated 70s albums Aladdin Sane turns 45, and to celebrate the occasion the album is getting a special re-release on silver vinyl. But, as they say in the marketing business, that is not all. In addition […]

  • Bowie Book Club: Read 100 of David Bowie’s Favorite Books

    Bowie Book Club: Read 100 of David Bowie’s Favorite Books

    Duncan Jones is a film director with a couple pretty good movies to his name and almost certainly many more to come, but he’s also not neglecting his most important role in our culture: David Bowie’s son. He recently took to Twitter to start a new project called the Bowie Book Club, which will allow you […]

  • ‘A New Career In A New Town (1977 – 1982)': New Bowie Box Set

    ‘A New Career In A New Town (1977 – 1982)': New Bowie Box Set

    I have decided that until someone stops me, I’m going to start writing about cool new box set releases on here. Last week the boxed artist in question was Isaac Hayes, and today it’s David Bowie, whose continued posthumous retrospective series continued a few days ago with the release of A New Career In A […]

  • David Bowie Royal Mail Stamps Available for Pre-Order

    David Bowie Royal Mail Stamps Available for Pre-Order

    David Bowie was famous as a pioneer of the space between male and female, but now it seems that in death he’s decided to stick to mail (sorry). The UK’s Royal Mail has announced a new collection of David Bowie Royal Mail stamps commemorating the artist‘s work as part of its Music Giants Special Stamp series. […]