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Bowie gets the Blank on Blank treatment

on May 20, 2014

 

“Became the special man”

 

You may have already stumbled upon this one, but if not, it’s certainly well worth a look.

The Blank on Blank team collaborate with animators and video artists to bring vintage interviews to life.

They’ve dusted off a Bowie one by Joe Smith from 1988 and cleverly animated an accompanying visual for the latest instalment of their PBS Digital Studios series.

New episodes are released on YouTube every other Tuesday and you can check them all out, including the Bowie interview, here.

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V&A’s David Bowie exhibition launched in Berlin

on May 20, 2014

 

“It’s happening now”

 

The V&A’s David Bowie exhibition got off to a great start at Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin last night.

The preview day was followed by a VIP party in the evening, with guests arriving in cars emblazoned with adverts for the exhibition, as witnessed in our collage created with pictures sent from Chris Duffy. (Swipe sideways to view)

Chris is pictured with a couple of fans, who entered into the spirit along with lots of other attendees approximating their own versions of David Bowie’s looks from across the years.

As promised, the Berlin room is expanded and includes a

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Visconti and Woodmansey to perform TMWSTW live

on May 19, 2014

 

“You're face to face, With The Man Who Sold The World”

 

Tickets are on sale now (http://smarturl.it/TMWSTWtix) for a very exciting event in London this September, when Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey perform David Bowie’s classic The Man Who Sold the World album with supergroup Holy Holy.

Keep reading for further details of this and Holy Holy’s debut 45 with a Bowie cover on the B-side, not to mention a few words from a clearly excited Tony and Woody regarding the event.

 

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Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey to perform David

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Duffy Bowie book and print launch at CAMERA WORK

on May 16, 2014

 

“I put my face in tomorrow”

 

Chris Duffy (son of Brian) is pictured here today (Friday) at the CAMERA WORK gallery in Berlin where he will be launching the beautiful new book, Duffy Bowie: Five Sessions at a special presentation on Saturday. (May 17)

In this shot Chris is seen holding a copy of Five Sessions in front of the signed-by-Bowie print, David Bowie Aladdin Sane (Open Eyes) by Brian Duffy.

The print is only available at CAMERA WORK where it will be presented at tomorrow’s event.

The photograph is available as an edition of 25, 102 x 102cm prints, signed and certified by the Duffy

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MOV to release Low Symphony on vinyl

on May 16, 2014

 

“Baby, I’ve been, making Glass in your room again”

 

Music On Vinyl, the company that dares to release the vinyl albums others shy from, has again gladdened the hearts of vinyl junkies everywhere with their latest release.

On June 9th MOV will issue the Low Symphony by Philip Glass on vinyl for the first time since its release on CD in 1993. Here’s the MOV blurb...

 

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"Low" Symphony, composed by Philip Glass in the spring of 1992, is based on the record Low by David Bowie and Brian Eno, first released in 1977. Glass took themes

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