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David Bowie: Inside The Outsider: The Postmodern Panorama of David Bowie

Interview by Gerrie Lim, Big O, October 1995

HE'S BEEN a lot of things to a lot of people, sometimes even too many things to too many people, and the only certainty has ...

David Bowie: David at the Dorchester: Bowie on Ziggy and other matters

Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 22 July 1972

THREE CHANGES of dress and a kiss from Lou Reed. The waiters were horrified. ...

David Bowie: Secret Secret Never Seen: An Interview with David Bowie

Interview by John Tobler, ZigZag, January 1978

THE LAST couple of albums, which is really what you're here to talk about, have been, to some people, somewhat inaccessible. I think you said ...

Elton John: What do Bowie, Elton, and Mantovani have in common?

Interview by Harold Bronson, Music World, 1 June 1973

I DON'T KNOW why so many of the stars take up residence at Hollywood's Chauteau Marmont Hotel on the Sunset Strip. Perhaps it's because of ...

T. Rex: "What They Tried To Do With Bowie Was Create Another Marc Bolan"

Interview by Cameron Crowe, Creem, July 1973

JUST EIGHTEEN months ago, T.Rex was being loudly heralded as the next big thing, the next phenomenon, the next Beatles (John and Ringo nodded in ...

Lou Reed: The Stones, Bowie, Roxy and Mott. And What They Owe To The Inspiration of This One Man

Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 14 October 1972

NICK KENT analyses the growing influence of America's LOU REED ...

Defunkt: Debunking the Funk

Interview by Paolo Hewitt, Melody Maker, 13 June 1981

BOWIE (JOE) beats the Apple and subverts Paulo Hewitt ...

Defunkt: The Life and Death of Romance

Interview by Richard Cook, NME, 29 May 1982

Neo-realist funkt, anyone? Joe Bowie describes his big city reggae to Richard Cook. ...

Devo: We Are Devo. We Are The Next Thing

Interview by Ian Birch, Melody Maker, 25 February 1978

Ian Birch talks to an American band with heavy friends – like Eno and David Bowie ...

Defunkt: Too Fierce For Radioland

Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, June 1982

Joe Bowie, singer-songwriter-trombonist-leader talked to Kris Needs and Killing Joke bassist Youth. ...

David Bowie: Lindsay Kemp: Camp? No — Kemp

Interview by Mick Brown, Sounds, 20 September 1975

Lindsay Kemp says it with Flowers. He also aided and abetted the transformation of David Bowie into Ziggy Stardust. Mick Brown reports. ...

Lou Reed: 10 Questions for Lou Reed

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, MOJO, February 2003

The Dark Prince entertains Jaan Uhelszki with tales of rewriting Poe, not punching David Bowie and understanding the emotional history of the amplifier. ...

David Bowie: The Spiders from Mars' Trevor Bolder (1979)

Interview by Ian Ravendale, Rock's Backpages Audio, 4 March 1979

The Spider from Mars bass-man talks about his roots (and Rats) in Hull with Mick Ronson and getting together with David Bowie: Ziggy Stardust, glamming up and the end of the band.

File format: mp3; file size: 13.6mb, interview length: 14' 51" sound quality: ****

Brian Eno (1998)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, 13 January 1998

Eno talks about the early days of Roxy Music; the band's intersection with Glam; the impact of David Bowie; androgyny and flamboyance; leaving Roxy, and setting out on his solo career.

File format: mp3; file size: 33.5mb, interview length: 36' 36" sound quality: ** (phoner)

Country Joe McDonald (1974)

Interview by Mick Gold, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1974

Country Joe talks about being brought up by communist parents, his current musical and political interests, the Paris Sessions album, songwriting, the Beats, jazz and... Bowie!

File format: mp3; file size: 81mb, interview length: 1h 28' 27" sound quality: ***

Robert Fripp (1982)

Interview by Ian Ravendale, Rock's Backpages Audio, June 1982

The always interesting art-rocker on Frippertronics and the artist/audience dynamic; his work with other artists (Gabriel, Bowie, Daryl Hall); on production, his Exposure album... and disco!

File format: mp3; file size: 17.1mb, interview length: 18' 39" sound quality: *****

David Bowie, Chic, Duran Duran, Nile Rodgers: Nile Rodgers: Man of the Moment

Interview by Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, 4 October 1986

Buddies with Bowie, big pals with Duran, mate of Al Jarreau, is there no-one NILE RODGERS doesn't know? Adam Sweeting charts the changing life and ...

David Bowie: Spiders from Mars

Interview by Chris Salewicz, NME, 28 February 1976

"We've still got the Bowie costumes. We can wear those.""Yeah, Dave was really into duffle coats for a hour and a half in them days." ...

King Crimson, Robert Fripp: A Chat with Mr. Fripp

Interview by Cynthia Rose, Viz, 1980

ROBERT FRIPP is a musician, theoretician, theologian and, as his colleague David Bowie (referred by Fripp as "Mr. B") points out, "probably the man with ...

Foo Fighters, Placebo: Placebo & Foo Fighters: Hallo Spaceboys

Interview by Everett True, Melody Maker, February 1997

THE SETTING: Placebo's dressing room, backstage at Madison Square Garden. David Bowie is halfway through his 50th Birthday Concert. Two of his special guests are ...


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