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David Bowie - Heroes

David Bowie - Heroes

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MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS The Changing Faces of David Bowie Taken from issue 14 of Dazed, 1995: The chorus of "No Control”, one of the outstanding tracks on the new album Outside, co-produced by Brian Eno, echoes around the sparse, hangar-sized photographic studio. Heavy, black curtains prevent the scorching Californian sun from entering this artificially-cooled, darkened environment. Gangnam détrône Justin Bieber sur YouTube Gangnam Style, le clip de Psy, avait été vu dimanche matin plus de 812 millions de fois. La veille, la plate-forme de diffusion de vidéo YouTube a annoncé officiellement que Gangnam Style avait détrôné Baby du Canadien Justin Bieber, idole des adolescentes, qui occupait la première place depuis juillet 2010. Le site du magazine professionnel dédié à la musique, Billboard.com, note que le clip de Psy a dépassé les 800 millions de vues en quatre mois. Il avait fallu deux ans à Baby pour y arriver. «C'est un véritable phénomène culturel pop», souligne le magazine. Pur YouTube, «c'est un tube massif, à un niveau mondial, comme nous n'en avons jamais vu auparavant».

Demi Lovato - Made in the USA Five for Friday: The Art of David Bowie Five for Friday, written by a variety of MoMA staff members, is our attempt to spotlight some of the compelling, charming, and downright curious works in the Museum’s rich collection. To call David Bowie an art enthusiast would be something of an understatement; at times it seemed that his very existence was an art project. His chameleonic public persona was deeply inspired by dance and performance art (and his subsequent influence on those areas has been equally profound); he was an avowed lover of German Expressionist painting and film, and was a painter himself throughout his life; one of his best songs is called “Andy Warhol“; he had quite the art collection himself.

Xenia Beliayeva - Analog Effekt David Bowie Performs a Live Acoustic Version of “Heroes,” with a Bottle Cap Strapped to His Shoe, Keeping the Beat Months ago, I stumbled upon this pretty wonderful video of David Bowie playing an “acoustic” version of “Heroes,” one of my favorite songs, and I thought I’d quickly share it today. Why wait? Appearing at Neil Young’s annual Bridge School Benefit concert in October 1996, Bowie gives us a stripped-down version of the moving song he co-wrote with Brian Eno in 1977. Ground control to Major Tom, Ziggy, Jones, David… David Bowie est mort et il se trouve sûrement des jeunes gens nés après, disons, 1980 pour trouver qu’une fois de plus, leurs ainés en font des caisses autour d’une de leurs vaches sacrées générationnelles, au prétexte d’une demi-douzaine de titres « gold » inlassablement ressassés par les robinets dédiés. Une fois n’est pas coutume, pourtant, l’événement porte loin au-delà de la musique, si magique soit-elle, et de la complaisance narcissique des post baby-boomers pour tout ce qui renvoie à leur jeunesse sacralisée. Et si je ne suis, hélas, pas sûr d’être assez éloquent pour dire à plus jeune que moi l’empreinte laissée sur notre monde par ce gringalet rosbif à dentition foutraque et regard dépareillé, le moins que je doive au phare qui aura éclairé dix ans de ma vie de façon déterminante, c’est au moins d’essayer.

Producer Tony Visconti Breaks Down the Making of David Bowie's Classic "Heroes," Track by Track Those familiar with David Bowie lore may know one or two things about the recording of his seminal 1978 track “Heroes.” One is that the recording studio did, in fact, look out over the Berlin Wall and the lovers that Bowie saw made it into the lyrics (“I can remember standing by the wall/And the guns shot above our heads/And we kissed as though nothing could fall”). The other is the microphone set up in Hansa’s expansive recording studio: one next to Bowie’s mouth, another 15 – 20 feet away, and another at the far end of the room to catch the reverb.

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