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1971 Aylesbury Friars poster discovered

on April 03, 2017

 

“So where were The Spiders?”

 

In our recent piece regarding the first Ziggy Stardust gig at Aylesbury Friars on January 29th, 1972, we promised an exclusive first look at an even rarer Bowie Aylesbury Friars poster than the one for that January show.

 

On 25th September 1971, Bowie chose Aylesbury Friars Borough Assembly Hall to showcase much of the forthcoming Hunky Dory album. Initially performing as a duo with Mick Ronson, the show cranked up somewhat with the addition of new boys, Woody Woodmansey and Trevor Bolder. Later still in the set, ex Animal Tom Parker played piano.

 

This is

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Footage of Ziggy backstage in Dunstable

on March 28, 2017

 

“Let me introduce you to the gang”

 

As previously mentioned, Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock, features unseen archival footage and unearthed audio recordings of some of Mick Rock’s most famous subjects, including Bowie, Queen, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett.

 

Rolling Stone has the exclusive on one such piece, with a 45-year-old tantalising glimpse of Bowie and The Spiders backstage at Dunstable Civic Hall, on June 21st, 1972. View it here.

 

In addition to Rock's landmark work and his relationships with rock legends, the documentary also focuses on the

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Bowie by Duffy at EBOW in Dublin

on March 28, 2017

 

“Hit me baby, On the camera, Take me in”

 

For its first show in nearly 5 years, the EBOW gallery in Dublin will re-open to the public next month to play host to the Irish instalment of the Bowie by Duffy exhibition.

 

Curated by Chris Duffy and David Douglas, the exhibition is free to get in and it runs from Saturday April 15th for approximately three weeks.

 

Go here for more information.

 

 

#DuffyBowie  #BowiebyDuffy  #EbowArtGallery

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Raymond Weil announces the David Bowie freelancer

on March 22, 2017

 

“Oh well I look at my watch, it says 9:25”

 

Raymond Weil CEO, Elie Bernheim (pictured), proudly introduced the Limited Edition David Bowie freelancer at the #baselworld2017 fair today.

 

Mr Bernheim had this to say regarding Bowie.

 

“He was an artist in a league of his own, a visionary, multi-faceted icon whose work is testimony to an exceptional career as a musician and a creative. His metamorphoses both in terms of style and music studded his career, catapulting both himself and his characters to legendary status.

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PLACEBOWIE 12" for RSD plus BBC first play

on March 21, 2017

 

“Without you, I'm nothing at all”

 

Another disc just announced for Record Store Day (RSD) 2017, is the first ever vinyl pressing of ‘Without You I’m Nothing’, the Placebo single featuring the vocals of David Bowie, affectionately nicknamed PLACEBOWIE.

 

Originally released in 1999 as a four track CD only, it will now be issued for the first time on vinyl as a 3-track 12" picture disc limited to 5000 copies. Tracklisting below...

 

 

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1. Without You I’m Nothing feat David Bowie (Single Mix)

2. Without You I’m Nothing feat David Bowie (UNKLE Remix)

 

B

1. Without You I’m Nothing feat David

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