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WCIBN? Album Focus: Live Nassau Coliseum ’76

on September 18, 2016

 

“And once there were sunbirds to soar with”

 

As you know, Live Nassau Coliseum ’76 is currently the selected album from the upcoming David Bowie - Who Can I Be Now? (1974 – 1976) box set.

 

Recorded live at the Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY, U.S.A., 23rd March, 1976, the album is the official document of the Isolar/Station To Station tour.

 

Bowie’s band for the shows (collectively known as Raw Moon) consisted of: Carlos Alomar (rhythm guitar), Stacy Heydon (lead guitar), Dennis Davis (drums and percussion), George Murray (bass) and Tony Kaye (keyboards and synthesisers). Bowie himself

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Exclusive Terry O’Neill Bowie/Burroughs contest

on September 18, 2016

 

“Because you're young - you'll meet a stranger some night”

 

We’ve teamed up with Iconic Images Ltd and Red Engine Media to give away a print of David Bowie and William Burroughs signed by Terry O’Neill. Included in this book for the first time are images from this lost session, reproduced from a packet of negatives recently recovered during the production of the book.

 

For your chance to win, simply sign up to the mailing list at http://smarturl.it/BOWIEbyONEILL - if you’ve previously signed up, you will be automatically re-entered.

 

BOWIE BY O’NEILL presents legendary photographer Terry

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Seven-page Bowie cover feature in Rock&Folk

on September 17, 2016

 

“You Belong In Rock&Folk”

 

Friend of every rock star on Earth (probably), Jérôme Soligny, has been in touch with details of the next edition of Rock&Folk magazine. (R&F590)

 

In the issue, Jérôme looks at the upcoming The Man Who Fell To Earth 4K release and the accompanying 40th anniversary book.

 

Elsewhere he gives space to The Gouster/Young Americans, (from the WCIBN? Box set), interviewing some of those that were there at the time, including musicians/producers/sound engineers etc., who were happy to share their memories, including some of the "unsung heroes".

 

You may have noticed

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Silhouettes and Shadows: Janet Macoska

on September 17, 2016

 

“Under the moonlight, this serious moonlight”

 

We told you about this earlier in the week, Rockarchive.com, in conjunction with Photofusion, have launched a David Bowie photo exhibition in Brixtonwhich runs till October 26th. 

 

The exhibition is free and open Monday - Saturday 11am-5pm (Thursday until 9pm) at Photofusion, 17a Electric Lane, Brixton SW9 8LA.

 

As promised, here’s another exclusive quotation from one of the photographers taking part, Janet Macoska, regarding the picture we’ve used today...

 

 

'This 1983 shot is amongst my favourite 3 or 4 I have ever taken in 42 years of

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Barnbrook Masterclass at the V&A Saturday

on September 16, 2016

 

“Hey droogie don't crash here”

 

There are still a few tickets left for Jonathan Barnbrook’s Global Design Forum Masterclass at the V&A in London on Saturday afternoon.

 

The Alex DeLarge lookalike will be fascinating folk for 90 minutes from 15:30, covering the subjects outlined below.

 

Global Design Forum: Masterclass with Jonathan Barnbrook

What : Special Events

When : Saturday 17 September, 15.30 – 17.00

Where :  The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

 

SPECIAL EVENT: Jonathan Barnbrook talks about his graphic design work highlighting his collaboration with David Bowie including the

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