Tag: David Bowie

David Bowie and Morrissey’s live cover of T. Rex’s ‘Cosmic Dancer’ gets official release

David Bowie and Morrissey’s live cover of T. Rex’s ‘Cosmic Dancer’ gets official release

On June 2, 1991 — the third night of Morrissey’s first-ever solo tour of the U.S. — David Bowie joined the former Smiths frontman onstage in Los Angeles to duet on a cover of T. Rex’s “Cosmic Dancer.” Now, nearly 30 years later, Morrissey is finally giving that recording an official release, first digitally and then 7-inch vinyl.

No ‘Dark Wave’ this weekend as Sirius XM’s David Bowie channel takes over 1st Wave

No ‘Dark Wave’ this weekend as Sirius XM’s David Bowie channel takes over 1st Wave

A programming note: The weekly Slicing Up Eyeballs-hosted “Dark Wave” program on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave will not air this Sunday as the classic-alternative channel will be taken over this entire weekend by the satellite radio network’s new limited-run David Bowie Channel. Full details right here.

Matthew Seligman, bassist for The Soft Boys, Thomas Dolby and more, dies of COVID-19

Matthew Seligman, bassist for The Soft Boys, Thomas Dolby and more, dies of COVID-19

Matthew Seligman, the highly inventive bassist for The Soft Boys who went on to record with Thomas Dolby, Thompson Twins, The Waterboys, Peter Murphy, Morrissey and more, and who played with David Bowie at Live Aid, died Friday after being in a coma for two weeks with COVID-19, his longtime friend Dolby announced,

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 1-6, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 1-6, 2020

Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode covers news about the Depeche Mode Violator singles box set, Record Store Day releases from David Bowie, U2 and more, plus touring news from Echo & The Bunnymen and Duran Duran. Plus a countdown of the top 10 ’80s movie soundtracks.

The Alarm, members of The Damned, Blondie, Sex Pistols set for new David Bowie tribute LP

The Alarm, members of The Damned, Blondie, Sex Pistols set for new David Bowie tribute LP

Main Man Records this spring will release Hero: A Tribute to David Bowie, an ultra-limited white-vinyl LP — the label says just 300 copies are being pressed — that features The Alarm and members of Blondie, Sex Pistols, The Damned, Heaven 17 and more honoring the Thin White Duke. Full details right here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Jan. 6-12, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Jan. 6-12, 2020

We’re very, very excited to roll out a brand-new feature: Our friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a new week-in-review video that will recap the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and Strangeways throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. Check it out right here.