Deadshirt’s Dream David Bowie Tribute Concert

Last week, The Music Of series held two concerts at Carnegie Hall, dedicated to celebrating the music of David Bowie. The Music Of series is a yearly charity event that celebrates the music of a different songwriter each year; it was scheduled months in advance and Read More …

David Bowie: 1947-2016

Yesterday we got the the news that music and fashion icon David Bowie passed away. His body of work stretched over 40 years and several times changed the landscape of popular music. Always reinventing himself, he lived his life with a sense of freedom and acceptance Read More …

Deadshirt Is Listening… Thankful For Blind Prophets, Steps

Deadshirt Is Listening… Bringing you a rundown of our staff and guest contributors’ favorite new tracks released in the past week after they’ve had the weekend to blast them in their cars, in a club, alone in their rooms, etc. Julian Ames is heeding the blind Read More …

Listen Here: NYC Serenade

Listen Here is a monthly playlist picked and curated by members of the Deadshirt staff around a certain theme. This month’s theme is New York City, with a playlist selected by music editor Julian Ames. November happens to be my birth-month (it’s tomorrow if you’re reading this Read More …

Deadshirt Is Listening… Stompin’, Swayin’ and Scratchin’ Our Heads

Deadshirt Is Listening…Bringing you a rundown of our staff and guest contributors’ favorite new tracks released in the past week after they’ve had the weekend to blast them in their cars, in a club, alone in their rooms, etc. Mike Duquette is stompin’ and swayin’ Read More …

Strange Trips: On Musical Side Projects

If you’ve managed to make it in the incredibly bizarre business of professional art, you’ve probably sipped from that tart cup marked “but what I really want to do is…” It’s that perfect mix of creative impulse and barely-checked hubris that put Prince in one Read More …

Listen Here: Spooky Halloween

Listen Here is a monthly playlist picked and curated by members of the Deadshirt staff around a certain theme. This month’s theme is “Spooky Songs For Halloween,” with a playlist selected by several Deadshirt staffers and curated by music editor Julian Ames. Here at Deadshirt we like to Read More …

Deadshirt Is Listening… Putting on Red Shoes, Dancing into Obsolescence

Deadshirt Is Listening… Bringing you a rundown of our staff and guest contributors’ favorite new tracks released in the past week after they’ve had the weekend to blast them in their cars, in a club, alone in their rooms, etc. Julian Ames is dancing his way Read More …

Listen Here: Road Trip!

Listen Here is a monthly playlist picked and curated by members of the Deadshirt staff around a certain theme. This month’s theme is “Road Trip,” with a playlist selected by several Deadshirt staffers and curated by music editor Julian Ames. Did somebody say “road trip”? August is here, Read More …

Future Songs of Lonely Little Kitsch: David Bowie and Science Fiction

Science fiction plucks from within us our deepest fears and hopes then shows them to us in rough disguise: the monster and the rocket. -W.H. Auden That epigram adorns the script to Alien, a single-sentence summary of what makes great science fiction work. While we Read More …