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Black Tie White Noise album is 21 today

on April 05, 2014


"Putting on the black tie, cranking out the white noise"


The David Bowie album Black Tie White Noise was released this day in 1993. (April 6th in the US)

The LP not only reunited Bowie with producer Nile Rodgers but also with the #1 album spot in the UK, which had evaded him for the release of a studio album since 1984’s Tonight.

If you’ve not listened for a while, it really is worth revisiting. Aside from a clutch of great singles: Black Tie White Noise (Featuring Al B. Sure!), Jump They Say and Miracle Goodnight, the album also featured the Scott Walkeresque You’ve Been Around, Nite

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Pepsi Max® hails Heroes on and off the pitch

on April 02, 2014


“The music is outside, It's happening now”




Pepsi MAX celebrates music and football proving that NOW IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT with global launch of content set to run in 100 countries


2014 #FutbolNow superstar squad led by Leo Messi and music sensation Janelle Monáe


First-ever interactive approach allows consumers to CREATE THEIR OWN NOW by unlocking additional content for a closer look into the lively streets of Rio


PURCHASE, NY, April 02, 2014#FUTBOLNOW – Pepsi MAX® today globally premiered the latest evolution of the brand’s 2014

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Changes picture disc is late addition for RSD 2014

on April 01, 2014


“I still don’t know what I was waiting for”


One of the few misgivings about the series of 40th anniversary picture discs that seem to have surfaced, is the fact that there was no release of Changes at the beginning of the series.

Changes was the first RCA single release around the globe back in January 1972, but the current 40th anniversary series kicked off with the second single from RCA, Starman.

Now that wrong is righted and the Changes picture disc is being pressed right now, just in time for Record Store Day 2014 on April 19th.

The A-side has the studio version of the track, as per

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Exclusive Chalkie Davies Bowie photos at SNAP

on March 14, 2014


“’Ere, what's that clicking noise?”


The first gallery exhibition for Welsh-born, US-based portrait photographer, Chalkie Davies, opens at SNAP in London on Saturday 15 March 2014.

Titled Chalkie Davies Goes Click (at Snap), the collection includes a few pictures he took of Bowie between 1973 and 1986.

Here’s a bit from him regarding the Absolute Beginners photo session...


"When Julien Temple made his film of Absolute Beginners he asked me to take photos of all the cast members and I spent a week on the movie set taking portraits of all the actors.

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Kansai Yamamoto feature in VICE magazine

on March 12, 2014




The new issue of VICE magazine is THE FASHION ISSUE, which appropriately enough has an exclusive interview with Kansai Yamamoto by Kazumi Asamura Hayashi and a bunch of stunning photos (such as the ones here) by Tajima Kazunali.

Here’s a brief excerpt...


“I actually had no idea who David Bowie was until I saw him wearing my clothes onstage at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Yasuko Hayashi, my stylist, was doing work for David Bowie and gave him some of my clothes.

This was the first time I had ever met an artist who was wearing my designs.