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David Bowie releases first album in decade

British rock icon David Bowie released his first album in a decade Thursday, streaming the comeback record exclusively on iTunes. The highly anticipated surprise release — coming more than a week before its commercial launch on March 12 — will be streamed on Apple’s media player until the album is…

Friday Non-Random Ten “Ch-ch-ch-anges” Edition

Bowie-holic Sarah Jaffe was gracious enough to invite us out to an annual event called Oh You Pretty Things!, which has two bands (one a big band with multiple singers, some dancers, and an accordion) doing Bowie covers all night, with DJs pumping up the dance floor in between sets.…

Pop music argues with itself about itself

Sarah, guest-blogging at Feministe, has a post up about how David Bowie is an inspirational figure to her as a feminist, because his whole act in the 70s was about subversion of gender and traditional ideas of performance, and it’s a very liberating thing. I agree with all that, of…

Friday Genius Ten “New Wave Booty Shaking Weakness” Edition

I was really impressed by Cara’s four part piece on how the demonizing of Yoko Ono is a classic tale of how racism and sexism work out culture. Here’s the first part. Before you start flipping out and saying that you hate Yoko Ono for reasons that are pure and…

A historical predication of questionable accuracy makes its way into your blogger’s hands

Okay, so I bought some T-shirts from a local store that makes them. Basic goofy stuff—a picture of a Moog synthesizer, an argyle design with some skeletons, a drawing of Iron Man by Daniel Johnston for Marc, and a T-shirt that cracked me up because I thought of it as…

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