Here are selected music release reviews from Goldmine’s January 2017 issue.
The Filled With Sound blog reviews the strong vocals of Bill Johnson to the legendary persona of David Bowie
A countdown of this year’s top releases according to Goldmine’s Spin Cycle’s columnist Dave Thompson.
TV Smith Alternative Top 50 (Foruli Codex – isbn 978-1-905792-68-9) The safety pins have rusted now, the headlines have all yellowed, and the T-shirts aren’t even fit for purpose, let alone fitting your frame. But still the fortieth anniversary of …
From November 1-10, Bowie’s art collection will be exhibited at Sotheby’s galleries in London, giving fans, collectors, art lovers and experts a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to immerse themselves in the extraordinary range of objects that informed Bowie’s private world.
Legacy, to be released in November, collects together Bowie’s finest singles from his first hit, 1969’s ‘Space Oddity’ through to the final singles from earlier this year.
Of all the tributes enacted in the memory of David Bowie this year, perhaps the most divisive (and some might say purposefully so) was that delivered by the BBC Proms this past weekend. An integral part of what is traditionally, …
Snipped in 1983 by the wig mistress at Madame Tussauds in London, the Bowie lock of hair sets record at Heritage Auctions event in Beverly Hills.
Philip Jeays Take the Slow Train (Irregular Records IRR 104) Across nine albums released since 1999, Philip Jeays has established himself as both the last of the great French-style chansonniers, and the first songwriting genius of the 21st century. Comparisons …
Delving deep into the catalog of Bowie’s vinyl bootlegs unveils some startling performances and magic moments.