Video Vault 86: David Bowie

Hi all! I’m the new intern over at 33 1/3, here to bring you good taste and good vibes in 2016. More than any other recently-deceased celebrity, David Bowie has been omnipresent in my world since his death on Monday. People I’ve known for years have avowed an appreciation for him I’d never known was there. Public figures have similarly come forward to disclose their histories with the icon, some commenting on the impact of his unparalleled body of work, others on the man himself and his generosity of spirit. Even as I write…

33 1/3 All-time Bestsellers!

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Last year, we posted the top ten bestsellers of 2014 but we thought you might like to know the ALL TIME greatest hits in the 33 1/3 series. Congratulations to Carl and Celine! #1 Celine Dion’s Let’s Talk About Love by Carl Wilson (Volume 52). #2 Neutral Milk Hotel’s In the Aeroplane Over the Sea by Kim Cooper (Volume 29). #3 The Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main Street by Bill Janovitz (Volume 18). #4 Beastie Boys’ Paul’s Boutique by Dan LeRoy (Volume 30). #5 Radiohead’s OK Computer by Dai Griffiths…

Welcome back, Bowie

Today is a momentous day in music-comeback history, seeing the release of rock royalty David Bowie’s first album in a decade. Critics and fans have been counting down the weeks until ‘The Next Day’ hits our music library shelves, eagerly anticipating the first real taste of a fresh, reinvented Bowie. Everyone has had their chance to weigh in on the album which leaked weeks ago. And the consensus is that most are satisfied. But Bowie was more than a musician, superstar, performer…he was a fashion icon. If there ever was…