Tag: David Bowie

Saturday Sampler August 19th

Saturday Sampler August 19th

The Saturday Sampler August 19th edition features nine tantalizing singles from across the globe. Artists from Australia, Canada, Russia, Sweden, and the US infuse this playlist with a wide range of genres. Whether you’re a fan of indie rock, gothic Americana, disco pop, psychedelic folk-pop, dream pop-rock, or David Bowie, these tunes are sure to spice up your weekend. Check […]

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The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016

The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016

As is tradition on the last day of the year, we share The Mega, Mega Playlist of 2016. After featuring more than 2,500 songs through The Matinee, Melodic Tonic, Saturday Sampler, album reviews, photo essays, and premieres. We’ve reduced that list to 120 songs just in time for New Year’s Day. These songs aren’t a complete representation of what we’ve […]

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Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 – The Full List

Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 – The Full List

Happy Holidays everyone. If you’re finished unwrapping gifts, possibly too stuffed from all the turkey, ham, and other goodies, or maybe trying to avoid the Christmas cake, take a moment to review the full list of our Favorite 50 Albums of 2016. A playlist is also provided that could be spun on Spotify (no Thee Oh Sees) or SoundCloud (Go […]

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In Memoriam 2016

In Memoriam 2016

“Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.” ~ George Eliot One thing is certain: 2016 has been an annus horribilis for music fans. This time last year, we were awaiting the new album from David Bowie, unaware it would be his last. Nothing could have prepared music fans for the countless tears we would shed this […]

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Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 – Part 2

Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 – Part 2

The countdown of our Favorite 50 Albums of 2016 continues today. Ten more great records are on display. Two of the LPs have been included on several lists by major sites while many others have flown under the radar yet should definitely be picked up. As a reminder, the list is in alphabetical order. The first ten can be found […]

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WTF?!? Post-election playlist

WTF?!? Post-election playlist

As the world breathes a collective sigh in the wake of the U.S. elections, we turn to music to help us process our spectrum of emotions. Whether you’re in the heartland of America, a bustling European capitol, or on a tranquil beach in New Zealand, you probably share the world’s “WTF?!?” feelings of surprise, dismay, or relief. This playlist features […]

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CoverBack Thursday – “Never Let You Down” Spoon (David Bowie)

CoverBack Thursday – “Never Let You Down” Spoon (David Bowie)

It’s hard to believe we’ll be coming up on three weeks this weekend since we lost one of the greatest influences in music period. Although the Starman is gone, his legend will live forever. There are numerous covers and tributes that have come out since January 10th, and we are sharing one of our favorites from Austin’s own Spoon. It […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.01

Weekend Showcase 2.01

The Weekend Showcase celebrated its first anniversary this past week. To celebrate this milestone, we opted to make some changes. The first change is obvious – we’ve moved it to Sunday in order to accommodate an additional day to The Matinee – otherwise known as the Saturday Sampler. The other change is that The Weekend Showcase will list all the […]

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Tributes to The Starman – David Bowie

Tributes to The Starman – David Bowie

Like so many people around the world, we were devastated by the news that David Bowie had passed away. For some of us, we awoke to the news and thought it had to be a bad dream. For those who were awake, we thought it had to be a hoax, a bad joke that someone was spreading on the internet. […]

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CoverBack Thursday: David Bowie “I Know It’s Gonna Happen Someday” (Morrissey)

CoverBack Thursday: David Bowie “I Know It’s Gonna Happen Someday” (Morrissey)

Today for CoverBack Thursday is just had to be a cover by David Bowie. Here, he took “I Know It’s Gonna Happen Someday” by Morrissey and turned it into his own version. Both artists have taken turns covering each other’s songs with Morrissey taking on Bowie’s “Drive-In Saturday”. Bowie and Morrissey even joined together at one of Moz’s concerts in […]

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50 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016 – Part 1

50 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016 – Part 1

2015 was a sensational year for music, and 2016 is shaping up to be another glorious 12 months of new music. The first quarter of 2016, for that matter, will hit music fans like a hurricane with some major names dropping new albums plus some smaller acts ready to drop records that will hopefully lead them to stardom. As the […]

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Mundo: Class of 1975

Mundo: Class of 1975

Mundo: Class of 1975 The year 1975 was influential in many areas: it saw the birth of Microsoft and the launch of the Rubik’s Cube. The Vietnam War ended while Jaws chewed up the movie scene. It was a time of change on the music scene as well. Disco was yielding ground to punk and modern rock with the formation […]

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Mundo 5: The Remarkable Omnichord

Mundo 5: The Remarkable Omnichord

We, at The Revue, are admittedly music geeks (although nowhere near the level of Alan Cross). We carefully read the liner notes to see if an artist may give a nod to an unknown and obscure band. We’ll spend hours on Soundcloud and the internet scouring for music. We’ll go to garage sales, check out the Salvation Army’s stash of […]

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Mundo 5: A List Dedicated to Rolling Stone Magazine’s Newport Folkfest Coverage

Mundo 5: A List Dedicated to Rolling Stone Magazine’s Newport Folkfest Coverage

  Earlier this week, Rolling Stone Magazine listed the 15 best things they saw at Newport Folkfest, which you can find here. This was the third year Rolling Stone has been covering the landmark festival. It only took 53 years, but who’s counting? Some of the categories were, to be honest, unusual, and some of the information was incorrect (Jordan […]

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Mundo Musique: Season Greetings

Mundo Musique: Season Greetings

With holidays having arrived, here are some songs from various artists (and their friends) to get you in the spirit. Some of songs stick to the original, some offer different renditions, some are original songs, and some are covers of original songs. But we have to start this off with a classic that will never grow old. Hope you enjoy […]

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