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Rjyan Kidwell Pays Tribute To Db

on May 09, 2003

Think about the Cex thing...

I was prompted to contact the man behind Cex, Rjyan Kidwell, after a small ad for his album, Being Ridden, in the current NME. The blurb for the ad made the recording sound interesting enough: Cex is just about the freshest mashing of genres ever unleashed. They mix hip-hop party jams, warm IDM glitch and shades of emo and folk. ...but it was the album sleeve which initially caught my eye.

Two versions of Being Ridden are released this coming Monday, (vocal and instrumental) I think you can work out which is which in the above pic.

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Aladdin Sane 30th Anniversary Edition Due Shortly

on May 08, 2003

Aladdin Sane (1973-1990-2003)

We can now confirm that Aladdin Sane double disc 30th anniversary edition that we detailed a couple of months back (03/16/03 NEWS: ALADDIN SANE 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION DUE IN MAY) will be released on May 26th world-wide, and the following day in the US. As ever we'll be running some sort of competition for the 20 track CD, which will take place some time next week... so stay tuned.

For those that can't be bothered to scroll back to March, here are the bonus disc details again:

01 John, I'm Only Dancing (Aladdin Sane session version)
02 The Jean Genie (Original

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Bowienetter Alboreto Reaches Charity Walk Target

on May 07, 2003

And mountain magic heavy hung...

In a kind of follow up to yesterdays item about the generosity of BowieNetters when it comes to donating to charity, I thought I'd give you an update on BowieNetter Alboreto's charity walk in aid of Amnesty International. Unfortunately, due to the SARS outbreak, Alboreto's Great Wall Of China walk has been cancelled, but instead he will be off in a couple of days to walk in Cuba. Here's an edited excerpt from a piece posted on his website at the end of last month:

Last week the WHO and British Foreign Office declared all travel to Beijing unsafe due to the

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Bowienetters Are A Good Bunch!

on May 06, 2003

Helping one another...

It seems the generosity of BowieNetters knows no bounds. Within two days of posting our piece (05/05/03 NEWS: SPONSOR BOWIENETTERS IN AIDS WALK NEW YORK) about BowieNetters Jim Hyde (aka Floidoip) and Kimberly Smith (aka Chamomile) entering for the Aids Walk New York on May 18th, you had boosted Jim's funds past his $1,000 target to $1,110 and helped Kimberly reach 70 per cent of her $500 target!

With eleven days to go, there's still plenty of time to donate if you want to.

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David On Last Night's Tribute To Susan Sarandon

on May 06, 2003

David and Iman arriving at the Susan Sarandon tribute.
Picture courtesy of Jim Spellman and WireImage.com.

I'll give my, complete attention to a very good friend of mine...

David and Iman were out looking gorgeous again last night at The Film Society of Lincoln Center Gala Tribute to Susan Sarandon. The event took place at the Avery Fisher Hall, at the Lincoln Center in New York. David had this to say about the evening:

"Great tribute to Susan last night. We popped in only for a short while, I took a break from recording and then I went back to finish off a lyric.

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