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Moby on the importance of Low

on January 15, 2017

 

“There’ll be others on the line filing past, who’ll whisper Low”

 

Among the various celebrations of Low’s 40th birthday was a sweet piece by Moby on billboard, well worth a look for those that missed it.

 

Here’s a bit from the intro...

 

Forty years ago today, Jan. 14, 1977, David Bowie released Low, one of his several masterpieces and the first album of his "Berlin trilogy." The heavily electronic, Krautrock-indebted art rock album signaled a new creative period for Bowie. It peaked at No.

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Low album released 40 years ago today

on January 14, 2017

 

“It’s love back to front on two sides”

 

January 14 1977 saw the release of the first instalment of what came to be known as Bowie’s Berlin trilogy. That album was the Bowie/Visconti produced Low and it was followed later the same year by "Heroes" with the trilogy completed in 1979 by the arrival of Lodger.

 

Most of the music across the three albums wasn't even recorded in Berlin, the unifying factor actually being Bowie, Visconti and Eno.

 

Much has been written about the brilliance and braveness of the music on Low, and rightly so.

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David Bowie and ★ nominated for BRITs

on January 14, 2017

 

“Battle For BRITs”

 

We’re very pleased to announce that David Bowie has received two nominations for this year’s BRIT Awards.

 

He is nominated for both British Male Solo Artist and Mastercard British Album Of The Year for ★.

 

BRITISH MALE SOLO ARTIST

Craig David

David Bowie

Kano

Michael Kiwanuka

Skepta

 

MASTERCARD BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The 1975 - i like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it

David Bowie - Blackstar

Kano - Made In The Manor

Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate

Skepta - Konnichiwa

 

Bowie won the best male category in 1984 and also went on to

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David Bowie - No Plan

on January 11, 2017

 

“I'm lost in streams of sound”

 

DAVID BOWIE - NO PLAN

VIDEO DIRECTED BY TOM HINGSTON: http://smarturl.it/noplanvideo

FOUR-SONG EP OUT NOW: http://smarturl.it/noplanep

 

One minute past midnight on January 8th, the day that would have been David Bowie’s 70th birthday, a subtly stunning video for the song “No Plan" surfaced quietly at http://smarturl.it/noplanvideo.

 

The “No Plan” clip was directed by Tom Hingston, whose previous collaborations with Bowie include the award-winning visual interpretation of the original version of “Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)" from the Nothing Has Changed

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For ever and ever

on January 10, 2017

“We can be Heroes, for ever and ever”

 

Illustrator Helen Green has created a beautiful animation referencing 28 images associated with each Bowie studio album. She kindly sent us the individual files in celebration of David’s life and work.

 

Swipe/scroll (or click on little dots) to view each of the images.

 

#BowieForever

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