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Twenty five-page Bowie cover feature in Rock & Folk

on February 16, 2015

 

“There’s been many others, so many times”

 

We’re very happy to be able to give you an exclusive preview of the March edition of French magazine Rock&Folk, which is published tomorrow. (February 17)

In celebration of the forthcoming arrival of David Bowie Is in Paris, the popular music monthly has an impressive twenty five-page cover feature with articles by Eric Dahan, Jérôme Soligny and Patrick Eudeline.

Eric has written some great accompanying text in a ten-page selection of classic Bowie photographic portraits.

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MOV to release "Heroes" Symphony on vinyl

on February 15, 2015

 

“‘Cos we’re lovers and that is a fact”

 

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 March 16 MOV will issue the "Heroes" Symphony by Philip Glass on vinyl for the first time. Keep reading for the official MOV blurb...

 

PHILIP GLASS – HEROES SYMPHONY

MOVCL015

0028948219384

1LP, 180 GRAM

3mm sleeve

 

• 180 gram audiophile vinyl + insert

• From the music of David Bowie & Brian Eno

• PVC protection sleeve

• First pressing of 1000 copies on white vinyl

• Available on

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Happy Birthday Rebel Rebel and YouTube

on February 14, 2015

 

“Looks like you've been there too”

 

As Valentine’s Day draws to a close in the UK, we trust YouTube had a happy 10th birthday and we celebrate the release of the Rebel Rebel 45.

However, even though the press ads back in 1974 claimed the track was “A VALENTINE DAY RELEASE”, the single didn't actually come out till the following day, February 15 1974.

So what better way of celebrating both facts than watching the Reality Tour live version of Rebel Rebel on YouTube now?

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Ziggy at Imperial College this day in 1972

on February 12, 2015

 

“Don’t lean on me man, 'cos you can’t afford the ticket”

 

After a false start (Aylesbury Jan 29), three non-starters (Lanchester Polytechnic Arts Festival, Coventry, Feb 3 - Cleopatra’s in Derby, Feb 4 - Guild Hall, Southampton, Feb 7), a pub gig (the official start of the tour at the Toby Jug, Tolworth, Surrey, Feb 10) and a debatable (High Wycombe Town Hall, Feb 11), David Bowie’s UK Ziggy Stardust tour got underway properly with the first Ziggy and The Spiders show (though not yet billed as such) in London at The Great Hall in Imperial College, South Kensington on Feb 12, 1972, for a

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Rex Ray says goodbye and FU

on February 09, 2015

 

“And now I close my eyes”

 

It is with great sadness we report that Rex Ray, the San Francisco-based fine artist, graphic designer and beautiful human being, succumbed to a long illness today.

Rex, who was 58, was active online right up to last week before he entered hospice care over the weekend.

Bowie fans will know him best for a series of incredible album and single artworks along with prints and gig posters for Bowie.

With the news of his death a message was posted on the closed FB group: REX RAY SUPER-ELITE MF FAN CLUB CLUB!

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