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TND nominated in South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014

on November 20, 2013

 

“South Bank Horizon”

 

The nominations for the South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014 have been announced.

David Bowie, Broadchurch , and Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa are amongst the nominees which is the only awards ceremony to celebrate the UK's achievements across all genres of the arts.

David Bowie’s The Next Day is nominated in the Pop Music category along with AM by Arctic Monkeys and Settle by Disclosure.

As usual, Melyvn Bragg will act as master of ceremonies at the event on Monday 27 January at the Dorchester Hotel in London and the award itself will be designed by the legendary pop artist

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Blah Blah Blah at The ICA on Friday

on November 19, 2013

 

“Buy it right now, Blah blah blah”

 

Former Bowie associates Kevin Armstrong and Erdal Kizilcay are among the musicians who make up The Passengers.

This coming Friday (November 22nd) sees the outfit’s live performance of Iggy Pop’s seminal 1986 electronica/rock crossover album Blah Blah Blah, which was co-written with David Bowie and produced by David Bowie and David Richards.

The show is just one of several events taking place at the ICA’s IggyFest in London this weekend. 

Book tickets and read more about The Passengers’ show here.  FB page here.

 

#IggyFest

 

FOOTNOTE: For the record (and

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The 1980 Floor Show Broadcast 40 years ago today

on November 16, 2013

 

“And lo it was midnight”

 

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the broadcast of David Bowie’s The 1980 Floor Show, which was used as both a promotional tool for Pin Ups and to further break into the American market.

It would be Bowie’s last performance as the Ziggy Stardust persona with The Spiders From Mars, though drummer Woody Woodmansey was no longer a part of the band line up. 

The 1980 Floor Show was a lavish stage production filmed over three days at The Marquee Club in London’s Soho, in front of members of Bowie’s fan club, exclusively for the American NBC TV late night show, The

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Barnaby Roper’s Love Is Lost Visual On Vice.com

on November 13, 2013

 

“Your house and even your eyes are new”

 

VICE.com is exclusively hosting Barnaby Roper’s new visual for the full 10:24 Version of David Bowie’s Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix By James Murphy For The DFA). Here’s a bit from Vice.

 

This morning, VICE is pleased to present the new video from our number-one mega music crush of all time, David Bowie.

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Two versions of Louis Vuitton Bowie advert launched

on November 07, 2013

 

“Just remember duckies, Everybody gets got”

 

Launched today (Thursday 7th) is the Louis Vuitton ad featuring David Bowie and Arizona Muse that you've been reading about over the last few months.

The advert was directed by Romain Gavras and shot by David Sims in Venice during the summer. Here’s the official blurb.

 

Close your eyes and you are there.... The next chapter of Louis Vuitton's L'Invitation au Voyage has arrived: http://smarturl.it/VeniceLV

Join the mysterious guests of Louis Vuitton's masquerade ball with L'Invitation au Voyage - Venice, featuring David Bowie and Arizona Muse.

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