We gave you the chance to become a Rock n' Roll star (The Cyber Song Contest - "What's Really Happening") and now we give the chance to become a legendary producer. With our partners Headspace, lead by MTV 80's favorite Thomas Dolby ("She Blinded with Science" and "Hyperactive"), BowieNet allows you to re-mix the classic track "Fame". All you need to do is download the new Beatnik Player 2.0 and who knows, maybe you are the next Tony Visconti in the making...
The second round of entries in the BowieNet Speedo contest are now up. Let's get those entries in!
Here are a few words (we think) about the contest from one of it's originators:
"The Speedo contest is progressing verrrrrrry nicely.. lots fun-kay pics. Keep'em, coming, tho... the fun ain't over yet! Stay tuned for YOUR CHANCE TO VOTE on your mostfavouritest hunkamalicious (or babelicious) pic of them all! If ya wannasend yer pic in tho, and have a chance fer the BIG PRIZE (*signed speedosOMG*), then bettah hurry. Come on and send them in!"
Here is a snap-shot from Wednesdays chat. If you weren't able to attend, here is a transcript of the event. Thanks again to Ronnie and Joey for a great chat.
March 29, 1999, 1:00 a.m. EST
Legends "David Bowie"
VH-1 will be re-running David Bowie's 'LEGENDS' show on March 29, 1999. That is actually late Sunday night, going into Mondaymorning.
(Profile) From cult stardom in the 1970s to superstarstatus in the 1980s and 1990s, David Bowie established an enduringname for himself as a musician and artist.
We all had a good time yesterday with music greats Ronnie Spector and Joey Ramone. If you weren't able to attend, here is a transcript of the event. Thanks again to Ronnie and Joey for a great chat.
BowieNet, Yahoo and SonicNet proudly present a special online chat featuring Placebo and hosted by David Bowie. Watch a video simulcast of the chat with Bowie acting as host and moderator. Submit advance questions NOW (link below) and be automatically registered to win special prizes.
EVENT: Video Cybercast
WITH: Placebo with host David Bowie
FROM: BowieNet, SonicNet and Yahoo
TIME: Monday, March 29, 2:00 p.m. (EST)
If you have any questions you would like to ask before the live chat, you can e-mail your questions to Placebo and Bowie at
Placebo is on US TV (NBC): Late Night With Conan O'Brien this Friday, March 26th . Check local listings for exact times, or check out the Conan O'Brien website for an interesting article.
If you are in London between the 24 March and the 6 April come along to thisexhibition at Blains Fine Art on Bruton Street. Starring six exciting youngArtist's (Cornell, Halford, Howard-Birt, Howard, Hughes and Scrivener) it is aunique exhibition that showcases rising talent. Obviously it includes one ofDavid's favourites... Stephen Cornell. The Private Views are on Thursday 25th of March. All Bowieart goers are welcome!
24 March - 6 April
Blains Fine Art
23 Bruton Street
Telephone: 0171 610 6180 for more information.
The Dalemans Brothers Studio in Antwerp, Belgium is currently
In a panel called "BowieBonds and Beyond" at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas on Friday (March 19), financiers and spectators discussed the "BowieBond" concept.
The 'BowieBond' concept involves selling securities backed by future cash flow on artists existing catalogue. Since Bowies' precedent making deal of 1997, all such deals on Wall Street are known as BowieBond deals.
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival is an Interactive Conference, focusing on New Media.
Stefan Westman's Bowie fansite Bassman's David Bowie Page has been redesigned.
Stefan had this to say about the new site: I have worked on this change since the midst of August last year, the re-naming of all my files did take quite some time to do. I now have some 5300files andpictures on my site.
Have a look.