David Bowie

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David Bowie: unreleased 2001 album Toy to get official issue
The album, featuring re-recordings of songs from 1964-71, features in the latest of Bowie’s posthumous career-spanning box sets

Laura Snapes

29, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Michael Chapman: British folk musician dies aged 80
Esteemed guitarist, whose playing influenced Elton John and David Bowie, died at home, his family said

Laura Snapes

11, Sep, 2021 @7:14 AM

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Bowie, bed-hopping and the blues: the wild times of Dana Gillespie
She tamed Keith Moon, got laughed into bed by Bob Dylan and went to a young David Bowie’s house for tuna sandwiches – but the blues singer’s 72 albums are what really define her

Garth Cartwright

12, Aug, 2021 @11:58 AM

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Rock sideman Earl Slick: ‘Bowie had gone levels into insanity’
He played through astounding levels of drug-taking on Bowie’s Station to Station, and with Yoko Ono weeks after Lennon’s death. The guitarist explains why he’s great at backing legends – and terrible at selling timeshares

Alexis Petridis

02, Jul, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Peter Zinovieff, British composer and synth pioneer, dies aged 88
The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Kraftwerk all used Zinovieff’s EMS synthesisers

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

26, Jun, 2021 @11:13 AM

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The Guardian view on the Wigmore Hall: happy 120th birthday | Editorial
Editorial: It may seem staid – to some. But the music played at the Wigmore Hall, and at vital venues like it, stirs the soul

Editorial

04, Jun, 2021 @5:25 PM

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From Beyoncé to David Bowie: 10 of the best Glastonbury sets ever
Ahead of a livestreamed version of the festival, here are some of the biggest and best performances from years gone by

Dorian Lynskey

21, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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From Eno to Dua Lipa, why musicians are fascinated by outer space
Artists have long been seduced by galactic themes. Now Duran Duran’s Nick Rhodes is releasing a celestial epic

Edward Helmore

24, Apr, 2021 @4:00 PM

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How David Bowie fulfilled my childhood wish for a redhead pop star
My ginger hair made me a target for bullying in 1970s Leeds. Then came my flaming-red knight in shining armour

Dave Simpson

05, Apr, 2021 @9:26 AM

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Queen and David Bowie recorded Cream covers in Under Pressure sessions
A new interview with Roger Taylor and Brian May reveals the existence of recordings born from a boozy Swiss jam session

Laura Snapes

11, Mar, 2021 @11:00 AM

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From Bowie to Jackie Weaver: girl dresses up to raise funds for charity
Pearl Parkin, eight, from Bath, becomes a different character each day to raise money for Save the Children

Amelia Hill

24, Feb, 2021 @3:29 PM

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Photographer Mick Rock: ‘Social media means we won’t see another Lou Reed’
The veteran, who also snapped David Bowie and Iggy Pop, talks of the birth of the ‘real underground’ and why it won’t happen again

Vanessa Thorpe

31, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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