Björk and Rihanna director Floria Sigismondi tells the stories behind her pioneering music videos

Italian-Canadian director Floria Sigismondi tells FACT the stories behind some her greatest music videos, from work with Marilyn Manson and David Bowie to Rihanna and Björk. Floria Sigismondi has directed some the most captivatingly fbeat music videos the last 20 years. After early work with Canadian rockers like The Tea Party and Our Lady Peace, […]

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Berlin-era Bowie looms large over LCD Soundsystem's spectacular American Dream

FACT reviews are back! Stay tuned every weekend for our writers’ takes on recent releases deserving dissection, and head to our all-new reviews section to keep track. LCD Soundsystem’s comeback album American Dream is packed with the anxiety trying to bring back the past and the ghosts that still haunt — and it’s great. Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib digs deep into their re-emergence one indie […]

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Hear Oneohtrix Point Never remix Ryuichi Sakamoto's 'Andata'

From an upcoming remix album the composer’s new async. Oneohtrix Point Never has shared a remix Ryuichi Sakamoto’s ‘Andata’, the opening track from the Japanese composer’s brilliant new album async. The remix will appear on a companion release async remixes out this fall that will also include Blade Runner 2049 composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, Arca, Cornelius, […]

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Scott Walker discusses David Bowie early career in rare interview

His first proper interview in three years. Scott Walker dropped by Jarvis Cocker’s Sunday Service on BBC 6 Music (July 23) last night for a rare interview appearance – his first in three years. During the interview, which is available to stream on the BBC Radio 6 website, Walker discussed his early career and his friendship with David Bowie […]

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Hear Nine Inch Nails' anonymously released David Bowie remix

A cover last night matched an uncredited remix from earlier this year. Nine Inch Nails paid tribute to David Bowie during their first show in three years last night with a cover ‘I Can’t Give Everything Away’, the final track on his final album Blackstar. As Stereogum points out, the performance is the same arrangement […]

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Nile Rodgers says he scrapped Chic song about Prince after his death

“After he passed away, it felt wrong. It felt uncomfortable.” Nile Rodgers is preparing to release the first Chic album in 25 years, It’s About Time, and today revealed he originally wrote a song about Prince for it, but scrapped it after the musician’s death. Rodgers’ song had the working title ‘Prince Said It’ and […]

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The SpongeBob Musical featuring David Bowie music coming to Broadway

SpongeBob counted Bowie among his fans. After a series successful smaller runs, The SpongeBob Musical is headed to Broadway this year and features original musical contributions from David Bowie, The Flaming Lips and many more. When news a SpongeBob SquarePants musical first surfaced in 2015 with plans for a Broadway run the following year, its […]

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Aziz Ansari's Master of None season 2 soundtrack revealed

See every song featured in every episode the new season. Aziz Ansari’s hit Netflix series Master None returns today for its second season. As Pitchfork points out, the soundtrack is stacked with some excellent music and a few curve balls. The show includes music by David Bowie, Ennio Morricone, Tupac, D’Angelo, St Cell, Digable Planets, […]

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Larkin Grimm announces new album Chasing an Illusion

Featuring last year’s ‘I Don’t Believe You’ as the first single. Experimental folk singer Larkin Grimm has announced the new album Chasing an Illusion, her first since 2013’s Soul Retrieval. Grimm explained the album was inspired by Ornette Coleman and the powerful experience attending his funeral last year. The album includes David Bowie-producer Tony Visconti […]

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Get Ready for Led Zeppelin at Desert Trip 2017 in California

So, will we finally see Led Zeppelin together again (sans John Bonham)? Last year’s Desert Trip featured an impressive lineup. Held in Indio, California, the music festival featured performances from The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, and other top artists. Now, ahead Desert Trip 2017, a cryptic message posted on social media has fans […]

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