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David Bowie's Audio Engineer: 'The Girls Are Taking Over'

When a professor at NYU’s Clive Davis Institute introduced Erin Tonkon to one of her heroes, music producer and David Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti, she thought it would turn into an internship. But five years later, she’s still working with the legend, and can put “audio engineer” for Bowie’s final album Blackstar on her resume.

CoS Readers’ Poll: What’s Your Favorite David Bowie Album?

This week marks the anniversary of David Bowie’s release of his 1975 album, Young Americans. Deemed by Bowie himself as “plastic soul,” the album signaled a drastic change from Diamond Dogs, with listeners hardly recognizing his vocals from one effort to the next. With tracks such as “Fame” and “Young Americans”, the body of work

David Byrne Kicks Off Daring 'American Utopia' Tour: Video, Set List

David Byrne began his new tour in support of American Utopia last night at Red Bank, N.J. The album, his first in 14 years, arrives on March 9. You can see the full set list below. Byrne performed 18 songs, then added three more over two encores. He drew seven of the tracks from his

David Lee Roth Impersonator Arrested on Sex Charges

A man known for pretending to be Van Halen singer David Lee Roth has been arrested on charges of having underage sex. David Kuntz-Angel faces 12 counts stretching back to 2006; he had been on the run for several months before being caught on Jan. 3 in British Columbia. Kuntz-Angel has spent more than a decade

How a 1995 Compilation Album with Kate Bush, David Bowie, and Queen Saved Christmas Music

Dusting ‘Em Off is a rotating, free-form feature that revisits a classic album, film, or moment in pop-culture history. This week, Nina Corcoran looks back at The Edge of Christmas and how a collection of new wave songs changed the path of holiday music. Growing up, I never understood why people hated Christmas music. It’s

Watch Video From Abandoned Mansion Once Owned by David Gilmour

Video has surfaced of an abandoned British mansion that was once owned by David Gilmour. And while much is made of the Pink Floyd guitarist’s connection to the house in various headlines, as well as in the 13-minute video you can watch above, Gilmour was not the house’s last owner, and all the stuff left

Florence Welch hosts new documentary on David Bowie’s “Heroes”: Watch

This weekend marked the 40th anniversary of the David Bowie album “Heroes”. To celebrate, the BBC released a new documentary hosted by Florence Welch. Over the course of the 53-minute feature, Welch explores the impact that the city of Berlin had on the making of the LP. The Florence and the Machine singer also meets