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Check out BowieDownUnder.com

on August 19, 2014

 

“While you’re down there”

 

Adam Dean of bowiedownunder.com - The David Bowie Community of Australia and New Zealand, has been in touch with a few cool Bowie-related things including the following...

 

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SPACE ODDITY Aug 21 - 24

SYDNEY - MELBOURNE - CANBERRA

Chris Hadfield, the former commander of the International Space Station became the coolest astronaut in the world when he recorded David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” in zero gravity.

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Hansa Studio Tour Special with Eduard Meyer

on August 19, 2014

 

“I, I can remember, Standing, by the wall”

 

Well we’re into the final week of The Berlin run of the David Bowie exhibition at Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. Online tickets have now all sold out, but if you’re in Berlin you may strike lucky on the day by going straight there.

Either way, it’s well worth trying to get a place on the popular daily Bowie Berlin Walk and/or the Hansa Studio Tour.

On the closing day of the exhibition, Sunday August 24, 2014, Hansa sound engineer, Eduard Meyer, will be present for the Hansa Studio Tour Special (in English) accompanied by expert tour guide, and

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Bowie Store Exclusive T-Shirt Collection

on August 18, 2014

 

“You shall own a Bowie shirt”

 

For those of you not subscribed to the newsletter, The Official David Bowie Store has announced the launch of an exclusive new Bowie t-shirt collection.

These shirts, inspired by the artwork of David Bowie’s 40th Anniversary picture disc collection and beginning with Diamond Dogs, will be available exclusively for pre-order in the Official David Bowie online store and will be limited to 300 pieces per design.

Printed on high-quality, premium t-shirts and utilising the iconic artwork of Parlophone’s picture disc reissue series as inspiration, these tees will

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Holy Holy picture disc available for pre-order

on August 17, 2014

 

“Slowly, it’s good and holy”

 

We recently told you about the upcoming release by Holy Holy of a limited edition 7” picture disc, We Are King / Holy Holy.

Issued by Maniac Squat Records on Monday 15th September 2014, the release will be a very limited edition of 999 numbered picture discs and a digital download.  

Numbers 101-999 will be available at the gigs for £15 each and via Amazon.

Numbers 1-100 are signed by the whole band on a special insert and will only be available at the September shows for £30 each.

All pressings come with a four-page numbered information booklet which includes

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Happy Fourteenth Birthday to Lexi

on August 15, 2014

 

“While colour lights up your face”

 

We’re sure you will all want to join us in wishing many happy returns of the day to Alexandria Zahra Jones…known to her friends and family as Lexi.

Continuing a theme we started last year, here is a hand-tinted photo of Lexi’s dad, also at the age of 14, in 1961.

Looking particularly dapper, the young Jones is pictured before he received his most famous trademark from his good friend George Underwood, but that’s a whole other story that didn't happen until the following year.

Anyway, Happy Birthday Lexi, love ‘n stuff from everybody here and no doubt

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