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BBC Radio 6 Music Pin Ups Radio Show exclusive

on October 22, 2013


“Singing old songs we loved”


We recently told you about the The David Bowie Pin Ups Radio Show being made available on Spotify from October 28th. 

Well now you can have a sneak preview ahead of that via BBC Radio 6 Music from 9:30am UK time tomorrow. (Wednesday October 23rd)

Here’s the press release with a transcript of Bowie's fascinating between track chat.


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BBC Radio 6 Music given world exclusive access to previously unheard David Bowie 'Radio Show'


Marking 40 years since the release of Pin Ups, David Bowie's album

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BBC announces best-dressed Briton in history

on October 15, 2013


“Dressed to kill”


As we mentioned when we posted the original story, today is the day that the BBC’s History magazine announced the name of the individual who received the most votes in their “Who’s the best-dressed Briton in history?” poll

Here’s a bit from the site.



David Bowie has been voted the best-dressed Briton in history in a recent poll by BBC History Magazine, winning the title with 48.5 per cent of the votes.

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Sorrow pic disc out now, one week left to win a copy

on October 14, 2013


“I’ve got seven days...”


The limited edition Sorrow 40th Anniversary 7” Picture Disc is out now on Parlophone (October 22nd US).

You still have a chance to win it along with the Life On Mars? anniversary disc, via the contest we announced a month ago.

The competition closes at midnight UK time on 21st October 2013 and you can enter here.

U.S. fans that haven’t already secured a copy might like to remember that this gorgeous collectable is available domestically for pre-order at both and Amazon U.S.

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BOWIEBALL 2013 in New York Saturday

on October 11, 2013


“I never thought I’d need so many people”


Deryck Todd has been in touch with a last minute reminder about THE ONLY PLACE TO BE in NYC this Saturday night. It’s the annual highlight of the NY social calendar, BOWIEBALL, and you still have time to throw together some suitable clobber for this year’s extravaganza.

This event seems to get bigger and more exciting every year, as you can see for yourself on this page.

Here’s the blurb...


BOWIEBALL Oct 12 2013


Back by popular demand, nightlife impresario Deryck Todd presents the Fall  installment of BOWIEBALL on Saturday October 12th 2013,

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Love Is Lost sound and vision on

on October 10, 2013


“Say hello to the lunatic men”


Many of you reading this will now have heard David Bowie’s Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix By James Murphy For The DFA) either on BBC Radio 6 Music or via Pitchfork.

There was also a piece on by Matthew Horton which is well worth a read. 

As promised, the track is also here on, along with a mesmerising visual to give you something to look at while you listen and dance about the place.

Check it out here