Archive for David Bowie

Modern Love

Posted in Music, Pretensions toward cultural theory, Slayer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 10, 2019 by Jarrod Boyle

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New needs need new techniques. And the modern artists have found new ways and new means of making their statements… the modern painter cannot express this age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of the Renaissance or of any other past culture. ”
-Jackson Pollock

Biffy Clyro, Scottish alternative band, recently produced a cover version of David Bowie’s song ‘Modern Love’ for The Howard Stern David Bowie Tribute Album. The transformation is radical, and no doubt confronting for those who remember the original. Continue reading

‘…Like Clockwork’

Posted in Music, Observation with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 13, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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“My whole life, I’ve always wanted to be un-hecklable, you know? …I remember staring into GBH [record] covers, Exploited covers, Black Flag covers and just thinking, ‘Go for it, man…’ You know, getting that feeling in your stomach when you leave a first date… I’m just looking for that. I hope I can give that to somebody, somewhere.”

–       Josh Homme, NME interview, Paris Continue reading

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