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David Bowie: Musician, actor... tech admirer

Frumious Bandersnatch Silver badge

Re: Moo, moo, electric moo...

But it's saddening that in this world where so much is ripped off, processed and repeated ad nauseum that another original is now lost to us.

Sounds kind of like Bowie's music, apart from the "repeated ad nauseam" part. Before the downvotes, I mean that in the sense that "good artists copy, great artists steal". Bowie was famous for "stealing" all kinds of musical influences (and non-musical, like Brian Gysin's "cut-up" technique) and making something unique and new out of it.

A case in point: it only struck me only a few months ago that Bowie had actually done a drum n' bass (-inspired) album: Earthling. In retrospect it should have been obvious, but despite many listenings I'd never pigeon-holed it into any particular style or genre---it was just pure Bowie.

Definitely a great artist, with an amazing legacy. RIP.

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