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Seven-page Bowie cover feature in Rock&Folk

on September 17, 2016


“You Belong In Rock&Folk”


Friend of every rock star on Earth (probably), Jérôme Soligny, has been in touch with details of the next edition of Rock&Folk magazine. (R&F590)


In the issue, Jérôme looks at the upcoming The Man Who Fell To Earth 4K release and the accompanying 40th anniversary book.


Elsewhere he gives space to The Gouster/Young Americans, (from the WCIBN? Box set), interviewing some of those that were there at the time, including musicians/producers/sound engineers etc., who were happy to share their memories, including some of the "unsung heroes".


You may have noticed

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Silhouettes and Shadows: Janet Macoska

on September 17, 2016


“Under the moonlight, this serious moonlight”


We told you about this earlier in the week,, in conjunction with Photofusion, have launched a David Bowie photo exhibition in Brixtonwhich runs till October 26th. 


The exhibition is free and open Monday - Saturday 11am-5pm (Thursday until 9pm) at Photofusion, 17a Electric Lane, Brixton SW9 8LA.


As promised, here’s another exclusive quotation from one of the photographers taking part, Janet Macoska, regarding the picture we’ve used today...



'This 1983 shot is amongst my favourite 3 or 4 I have ever taken in 42 years of

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Barnbrook Masterclass at the V&A Saturday

on September 16, 2016


“Hey droogie don't crash here”


There are still a few tickets left for Jonathan Barnbrook’s Global Design Forum Masterclass at the V&A in London on Saturday afternoon.


The Alex DeLarge lookalike will be fascinating folk for 90 minutes from 15:30, covering the subjects outlined below.


Global Design Forum: Masterclass with Jonathan Barnbrook

What : Special Events

When : Saturday 17 September, 15.30 – 17.00

Where :  The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre


SPECIAL EVENT: Jonathan Barnbrook talks about his graphic design work highlighting his collaboration with David Bowie including the

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Lazarus Cast Album pre-order live now

on September 16, 2016


“The return of the thin white disc”


The headline says it all. However, the collectors among you may be pleased to learn that, in addition to the CD, vinyl LP and digital album configurations, there will also be a limited coloured vinyl pressing, wherein the third disc (of the four Bowie originals), is pressed on white vinyl. This version is available to pre-order via the David Bowie Store now.


All pre-orders will instantly receive downloads of the cast versions of Life On Mars? (sung by Sophia Anne Caruso) and Lazarus (sung by Michael C.

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Skepta wins 2016 Mercury Prize

on September 15, 2016


“I’m a ★”


Congratulations are due to Skepta after he picked up the gong for his album Konnichiwa tonight.


Though ★ reached the final six, the North London-born grime star was pronounced the winner of the Album of the Year at the 2016 Mercury Prize awards ceremony, which was broadcast live from the Eventim Apollo in London. (Scene of Ziggy’s last stand in 1973.)


Michael C. Hall, Henry Hey and the Lazarus house band performed a moving rendition of Lazarus earlier in the evening (in front of a backdrop of the video of Bowie’s own version), which you can watch here. They returned for an