In case when <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">reading this</a>, you conclude that I am one of those dudes that just hates covers and people messing with 'the original', thought I would share this you all. Well worth a listen.

Amanda’s interpretations¬†delivered here, because I read about it on Maria Popover’s Brain Pickings. Click through for a great interview with Amanda. And Maria’s own article separates out all of the tribute tracks.



this is the 9th post in my series of Bowie Tributes - enjoy


            <a href=""><img class="alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-2530" src="" alt="thefutureofmusic" width="150" height="150" /></a>Remember a while back when Radiohead stunned the world and released an entire album - with no price ? Basically they left it to their fans to decide what to pay - pay a premium or 'steal' it - my paraphrasing of what good people will think - not their words.

Turns out they did very well with that approach Рbut of course the nay sayers suggested that of course Radiohead can afford to do that Рthey are Radiohead. At the time, I was on a bit more of a rant about the stupid music industry than I am these days. Not because the music industry has become more wise Рor even that the problems have gone away Рjust time I guess. I am not part of the industry Рsimply a passionate watcher from the peanut gallery that involve himself with the professionals in the creative industry and help wherever I can.

Continue reading