Article: A World Shattering Exclusive! Our Galactic Editor Gavin Petrie Tracks Down… Ziggy Stardust

For anyone who thinks MY articles get a little ridiculous: I was beginning to get mildly hysterical. I could tell by the way the telephone receiver was crumpling in my hand as I squeezed it. The record company was still insisting that an interview with Ziggy Stardust was impossible due to the fact that he … Continue reading Article: A World Shattering Exclusive! Our Galactic Editor Gavin Petrie Tracks Down… Ziggy Stardust

Major Tom Records: A Bootleg Odyssey – Chapter 1. Over The Wall We Go

In the first chapter of our Major Tom Bootleg Series, we take a closer look at "Excerpts From The Bowie Showboat Interview"

The Little Man Who Wasn’t There

An extremely serious scientific analysis into the bizarre origins of Ziggy Stardust, and the revolutionary discovery of GNOME CONTROL™

David Bowie: The Man With No Identity (Interview, May 1978)

David Bowie: "I have no identity" I had just settled myself comfortably on the couch, in the living room of David Bowie's suite in the Americana Flagship hotel in Rochester, when in from his bedroom bounced a pale but smiling Bowie carrying a small stuffed monkey. "Say hello to Asshole," he said, pointing the monkey … Continue reading David Bowie: The Man With No Identity (Interview, May 1978)

Bad Baal the Antisocial Man – Bowie, Brecht, and Baal (Part 1)

The first chapter of a multi-part dissertation on Bowie, Brecht, and Baal. In this post, we take a closer look at Baal, Brecht's theatrical philosophy, and The Alienation Effect.

The Trident Tapes: The Ziggy Album That Never Was

As Bowie week comes to a close, I have one more album for anyone out there who may be watching/listening that I think is worth sharing, and that is the Trident Tapes record. Versions of The Trident Tapes started popping up on eBay around 2015, if memory serves, and we decided to pick it up … Continue reading The Trident Tapes: The Ziggy Album That Never Was

Lost in Streams of Sound – The Lazarus Tape

On the 4th anniversary of Blackstar's release, and Bowie's 73rd birthday, we present to you a Lazarus (No Plan) cassette that deepened the mystery and took us further down the rabbit hole.  After listening to that distorted Blackstar tape, I, like many of you, wasn't 100% convinced that it was anything more than an outlier … Continue reading Lost in Streams of Sound – The Lazarus Tape