Bowie, Iggy, and Post-Punk. Saturday 13 April 2019. Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton MA. 4:15 PM. Part of a panel with Steve Waksman and Byron Coley as part of the Flywheel’s 20th anniversary weekend.
PAST EVENTS (thanks for coming, those who did)
WFMU, The Evan “Funk” Davies Show, Wednesday 20 February 2019, 9 PM to midnight. Three hours of Bowie music and talk.
Thursday 21 February 2019, McNally Jackson, 52 Prince Street, New York. “The Songs of David Bowie: Chris O’Leary with Billy Hough.”
Monday 25 February 2019, Rough Trade NYC, 64 North 9th Street, Brooklyn. “Chris O’Leary and Rob Sheffield, In Conversation.”
Thursday 14 March 2019, Rough Trade East,
Saturday 16 March 2019, International Anthony Burgess Foundation, 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester. “Ashes to Ashes: Talk with Owen Hatherley.”
James Sullivan, Boston Globe, “From David Bowie’s Sound, a Writer’s Vision for a Song-by-Song Opus,” January 2019.
Robert Barry, The Quietus, “Electric Blue: Chris O’Leary on David Bowie’s Sound and Vision,” January 2019.
Alessio Barretini, David Bowie Blackstar, “Pushing Ahead of the Dame,” October 2018.
Pitchfork, October 2018. Review of Bowie’s Loving the Alien box set.
The Bowie Book Club, May 2018.
Pitchfork, October 2017. Review of Brian Eno and John Cale’s Wrong Way Up.
Los Angeles Review of Books, 22 October 2016. “A Glitter-Run Through History,” review of Simon Reynolds’ Shock And Awe.
Mojo, No. 274, September 2016. “Soul On Ice” (a look at the early days of Young Americans).
Travels in Music, May 2016. Interviewed by Zachary Stockill for his podcast.
Aquarium Drunkard, 2 May 2016. A look through the catalog of covers of Bowie compositions.
Lust For Life: A Panel On Iggy Pop, 9 April 2016. A look at the life and times of Iggy Pop: a panel discussion with O’Leary and music scholar Steve Waksman. Easthampton Bookfest, 3 to 5 PM, Luthier’s Coop.
WFMU, The Evan “Funk” Davies Show, 13 January 2016. An interview on Bowie’s life and legacy.
Eruditorum Presscast, 13 January 2016. A talk with El Sandifer on Bowie’s life, his various intersections with Doctor Who, and all sorts of other digressions.
Slate, “The Making of ‘Sound and Vision’,” January 2016.
“New Books in Pop Music” podcast, June 2015.
Philadelphia City Paper, 8 April 2015 – An interview with Michael Pelusi.
Aquarium Drunkard, 13 April 2015 – Thoughts on bootleg Bowie songs.
WFMU The Evan “Funk” Davies Show, 27 April 2015 – Interview and survey of Bowie music.
Foyles, May 2015 – Q&A about Rebel Rebel.
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