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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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Tilda celebrates birthday at MoMA with DB and Iman

on November 06, 2013

 

“They burn you with their radiant smiles...”

 

Tilda Swinton celebrated her 53rd birthday at the Museum of Modern Art in New York as part of the annual MoMA Film Benefit Presented by CHANEL on Tuesday evening.

Among those helping the actress mark her birthday were David Bowie and Iman, who attended the party held in celebration of Tilda’s contribution to film..

Aside from providing a superb performance in David Bowie’s The Stars (Are Out Tonight) video back in February, she also performed at the Manhattan-based museum as part of an art installation, called The Maybe, the following month.

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New tracks on TND Extra digital only EP

on November 05, 2013

 

“These modern people, they sure know how to live”

 

We have mentioned this before, but don't forget that if you don't particularly want the whole of the TND Extra package, there is a separate TND Extra Digital Only EP.

Purchase here:

 

TND Extra EP iTunes.

TND Extra EP Amazon.

 

All four of the new tracks, the two remixes and the bonus track from the Japanese issue of TND are collected together on this seven track EP.

 

The Next Day Extra Digital Only EP

 

01 Atomica

02 Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix by James Murphy for The DFA)

03 The Informer

04 Like A Rocket Man

05 Born In A UFO

06

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