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Win a set of 5 Bowie vinyl test pressings

on September 08, 2017

 

“All you have to do is win…”

 

How do you fancy a set of impossibly rare, white label, vinyl test pressings from the upcoming David Bowie 'A New Career In A New Town' box set?

 

The set includes the following five albums: Low, "Heroes", Lodger (Original mix), Lodger (TV 2017 mix) and Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps), all courtesy of Parlophone.

 

For your chance to win, follow the official ANCIANT playlist here.

 

 

#ANCIANTbox  #ANewCareerInANewTownBox  #BowieVinyl  

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14-pages and 10 out of 10 ANCIANT review in LLV

on September 07, 2017

 

“...want to know the past, want to know the real deal”

 

(ANCIANT = A New Career In A New Town - LLV = Long Live Vinyl magazine)

 

Available now is the October issue of LLV. This relatively new publication (this is issue 7), has already featured Bowie regularly within its pages, including a superb DB album discography and collectors' special by Andrew Price in Issue 1.

 

The October issue has a 10-page feature focusing on ANCIANT as outlined in this blurb:

 

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The October issue of Long Live Vinyl celebrates the release of David

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ANCIANT Album Focus: Stage

on September 06, 2017

 

“The boy in the bright blue jacket, jumped up on the stage” *

 

(ANCIANT = A New Career In A New Town)

 

Today we continue our album focus on Stage, the recorded document of the ISOLAR 2 tour, or, as it was known at the time: The 1978 World Tour.

 

Here’s the introduction of Matt Damsker’s review of one of the Spectrum Arena shows in Philadelphia, where much of Stage was recorded.

 

 

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Flamboyant David Bowie Returns — in Triumph. By MATT DAMSKER of The Bulletin Staff

 

Even without the benefit of a current hit record, David Bowie

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ANCIANT Album Focus: Stage

on September 05, 2017

 

“One man in his time plays many parts” *             

 

(ANCIANT = A New Career In A New Town)

 

Just over three weeks till the September 29th release of the David Bowie: A New Career In A New Town (1977–1982) box set (ANCIANT). 

 

This week our album focus is on the second of Bowie’s official live album releases, 1978’s Stage. Check out a cool little animation here.

 

Pop over to the official David Bowie: A New Career In A New Town playlist and have a listen to the 2005 version ahead of the 2012 release, which contains two extra tracks.

 

 

*Some of you may be wondering why we have quoted

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ANCIANT Album Focus: "Heroes"

on September 02, 2017

 

“You can't say no to the Beauty and the Beast”

 

(ANCIANT = A New Career In A New Town)

 

Ahead of the release of ANCIANT later this month, here’s the next part of our album focus on "Heroes".

 

As mentioned previously, there were just two singles taken from the "Heroes" album in the UK.

 

"Heroes"/V-2 Schneider released September 1977 - (Peak UK chart position: #24)

Beauty And The Beast/Sense of Doubt released January 1978 - (Peak UK chart position: #39)

 

Pretty well everyone with a full set of working ears is familiar with the title track, but those not acquainted with the Bowie back

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