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David Bowie – “Ziggy Stardust”
The upcoming movie about David Bowie called Stardust has just released its first clip ahead of a private online launch. The film was originally supposed to be premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival this week, but the festival was postponed indefinitely in early March. The movie follows Bowie, played by Johnny Flynn, as he visits the U.S. for the first time in 1971 and how he ended up creating the persona Ziggy Stardust. Check out the trailer here.
New Order – “Blue Monday”
New Order streamed their 2017 show with artist Liam Gillick for the first time this week as part of Manchester International Festival’s (MIF) free online programming. New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes was originally presented as part of the festival back in 2017, and it sees the electro pop outfit performing at Manchester’s legendary Old Granada Studios. The performance also saw New Order collaborating with Gillick on the show’s astounding immersive environment, as the stage set responded directly to the music.
Kate Bush – “Running Up That Hill”
Fiona Apple has released Fetch the Bolt Cutters, her first album in eight years, and it’s an artistic masterpiece of beautiful, heart-wrenching and often hilarious stories. Each track is a journey unlike the other. The title track explores the intricacies of girlhood, including not getting along with the “cool kids,” losing friends and the power of Kate Bush songs. Check out the album here.
R.E.M. – “Losing My Religion”
Hootie and the Blowfish have covered R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion” for Amazon Music.”When we were cutting our teeth as a band, almost every night fans would hear us onstage covering R.E.M.,” the band explains. “‘Losing My Religion’ is a song that when you first listen to it, you can feel the struggle, the back-and-forth.” Listen to the cover here.
Pixies – “Where Is My Mind”
Primavera Sound has shared full-set videos from artists like Pixies, Wilco, Bon Iver, and more. After the 2020 festival was postponed, Primavera Sound has been sharing archived, professionally shot live footage to their YouTube channel to fill your concert void. Check them out here!