Ziggy Stardust

PROFILES

The Real-Life Legendary Stardust Cowboy Who Inspired David Bowie

Nearly 50 years ago, Bowie's Ziggy Stardust was inspired by a wonderful musician in Texas who sometimes (still) gets naked on stage.
Jeff Gage
5.26.17
Interviews

The Last David Bowie Left on Earth

A year after Ziggy Stardust ascended, we track down the David Bowie impersonator who is still dedicating his life to the Thin White Duke.
Annalies Winny
1.10.17
Noisey Interviews

David Bowie Drummer Woody Woodmansey Breaks Down His New Memoir 'Spider From Mars'

We talked to Woodmansey about his new book and what it was like to rock with Bowie in the Ziggy Stardust era.
Seth M. Ferranti
1.3.17
Music

‘Ziggy Stardust’ Photographer Mick Rock Reflects on the Legacy of David Bowie

We spoke to the iconic photographer and music-video pioneer about his relationship with David Bowie, his legendary subject and friend of over 40 years.
James Yeh
1.18.16
Music

We Asked Fans in Sydney What David Bowie Taught Them About Life

Last night's event in Hyde Park was Australia's first public mourning.
Greta Levy
1.14.16
Art

We Asked Five Killer Illustrators to Reimagine Their Favorite David Bowie Album Artwork

From an anime style painting of Diamond Dogs to a modern day version of Ziggy Stardust.
Noisey Staff
1.13.16
In Memoriam

Robert Christgau Remembers Six Ways 70s Bowie Changed Culture Forever

Bowie was everything: a punk prophet and an arena-rock pioneer, a free spirit and a proud poser, a dynamo and an amalgamator and a shrewd hanger-on.
Robert Christgau
1.12.16
we saw this

Watch Hundreds of People Dance in the Streets of David Bowie's Hometown in Tribute

It’s a strange thing when sadness turns into a party – the air was as full of confused tears as it was the sound of bottles clinking and crackly sound-systems blaring “Let’s Dance.”
Angus Harrison
1.12.16
Op-Eds

Fuck School: David Bowie Taught Me Everything I Needed to Know About Identity, Acceptance, and Art

He didn't just scratch the surface; he excavated it, renovated it, and tore it down, just so he could start all over again.
1.11.16
Interviews

"I Could Thank God. Yeah. But Which One?": A Conversation with David Bowie from 2003

Originally published as the cover story of The Word magazine in 2003, Paul Du Noyer met the legendary artist in the boroughs of New York to talk through decades of Bowie fandom.
1.11.16
Music

Photographer Mick Rock Looks Back at Ziggy Stardust's Takeover of the Universe

We talked about the life and legacy of David Bowie with the man who served as his personal photographer during his some of his most creative years.
Drew Millard
9.9.15
Music

Here's David Bowie, Stop-Motion Street Art, and a Musical Saw

Gladys Hulot a.k.a. Hyrtis does "Life on Mars?" like we've never seen it—nor heard it—before.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.25.15
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