June 2013

Month: June 2013

David Bowie Stole my Suicide Record So I Ripped the Hubcaps off His Limo – VICE

By Legs McNeil Legs writes a guest blog this week at VICE.COM Legs McNeil and surfboard- photo © Tom Hearn In my ongoing attempt to rebuild my vinyl collection, I was recently perusing a Brooklyn hipster record store and came across the new David Bowie album, The Next Day. I've been enjoying quite a few lesser-known Bowie cuts lately, so I decided to throw caution to the wind and really get wild. I bought the record. This is a real feat for me, as I've never bought a record on faith alone. I'd been hearing good things about the record, and I was curious to hear what an artist like Bowie had to say at the end of his career or—if the rumors are true about his having cancer—at the end of his life.  ...