Bowie was the being who permitted a powerful emotional connection and freed them to become some other kind of self, something freer, more queer, more honest, more open, and more exciting....more
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Gail Ann Dorsey, a top session bassist and singer-songwriter who’s worked with David Bowie, Bryan Ferry, Dar Williams, Tears For Fears, the Indigo Girls, Gwen Stefani, Lenny Kravitz, and many more, talks recording, touring, and learning to play....more
Benjamin Rybeck reviews SATURN by Simon Jacobs today in The Rumpus Books....more
David Bowie, who isn’t doing press for his new album The Next Day, provides Rick Moody with a workflow diagram for the album. A Rumpus exclusive....more
Paul Trynka wrote a Bowie biography, titled David Bowie: Starman. It will combat all the David Bowie aggression you may have experienced as a result of the decisions he made in the 80’s.
Even if you’re one of those people who just “likes his early stuff,” this biography may help you revisit the pretty boy rocker who made it pop culturally relevant to not belong....more
Years ago I happened upon a series of arresting images on cable. There was a young Mick Jagger cavorting in a bath tub with two svelte beauties. A child wearing a fake mustache. A still image of Jorge Luis Borges rising out of a gunshot wound to the head....more