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Barnbrook releases ★ artwork elements

on January 28, 2016

 

“Love cleans the mind and makes it free”

 

Barnbrook say this best themselves...

 

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Barnbrook loved working with David Bowie, he was simply one of the most inspirational, kind people we have met. So in the spirit of openness and in remembrance of David we are releasing the artwork elements of his last album ★ (Blackstar) to download here free under a Creative Commons NonCommercial-ShareAlike licence.

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Rolling Stone Bowie tribute issue

on January 27, 2016

 

“My friends talk”

 

Issue 1254 (February 11, 2016) of Rolling Stone magazine in the US is a Bowie tribute edition, wherein, among other things, some of David’s friends and colleagues remember the man they knew.

There are some moving moments among the interviews. Read the online versions via the links below.

 

Iggy Pop Remembers David Bowie: 'He Appreciated Oddballs' - As told to David Fricke.

 

Bono Remembers David Bowie: 'He Is My Idea of a Rock Star' - As told to Brian Hiatt.

 

Trent Reznor Recalls How David Bowie Helped Him Get Sober - As told to Patrick Doyle.

 

Mick Jagger Remembers

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180g vinyl Bowie albums due February

on January 27, 2016

 

“...stiffly waxed and one foot wide”

 

Last month we told you about the Bowie At The Beeb vinyl box set due via Parlophone on February 26th.

Those of you signed up to the David Bowie Newsletter service will also be aware that the first six Bowie studio albums (excluding the Deram album), will also be released on the same day.

Both the Beeb box set and the studio albums are issued as remastered, heavyweight 180g vinyl editions.

Go here to pre-order now.

 

#BowieAtTheBeeb  #BowieVinyl

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Duncan Jones’s thank you on Twitter

on January 23, 2016

 

“Just like that bluebird, Now ain’t that just like me”

 

Our Man Made Movies friend and source of Duncan Jones news, @Unklerupert, has been in touch with details regarding some recent activity from David Bowie’s son.

Happy to report that Duncan is tweeting again, over to you Rupe...

 

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MOVIE, NEWS, WARCRAFT

 

DUNCAN JONES RETURNS TO TWITTER SHARING NEW WARCRAFT PHOTOS

JANUARY 23, 2016 UNKLERUPERT

 

Duncan Jones returned to Twitter earlier today and thanked everyone for the many messages he has received over the last 13 days since

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Station To Station released this day in 1976

on January 23, 2016

 

“Such is the stuff from where dreams are woven”

 

As the headline suggests, Station To Station (the album that introduced the world to The Thin White Duke), is forty-years-old today.

Considered a classic among fans and critics alike, the record was unusual for a Bowie album in that it contained just six tracks, even though it still clocked in at a little over thirty eight minutes.

For the first time ever, a David Bowie album was a bigger commercial success Stateside than in the UK. It reached #3 on the Billboard 200 and #5 on the official UK album chart.

Four of Station To Station’s six

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