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SONOS Song Stories : Bowie in London free event

on November 08, 2017


“So deep in your room...”


Sonos, the leader in smart home sound systems, today announced its first European concept store; a retail, exhibition, screening and listening space that will open its doors to the public on Thursday, 16th November 2017.


Inspired by Sonos’ flagship store in New York, it features state-of-the-art Listening Rooms – two acoustically-tuned, house-shaped structures designed to emulate a real multi-room home listening space. Guests will be able to stream their personal music to one or both rooms and create their own, unique sonic adventures.


Celebrating music

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Ricochet : David Bowie 1983 by Denis O’Regan due May 2018

on October 31, 2017


“And who can bear to be forgotten”


Moonlight Books are due to publish Ricochet : David Bowie 1983 by Denis O’Regan in May 2018.


Ricochet is a limited edition fine art book with hundreds of personal and intimate images of David Bowie from Denis & David’s archives, many shared for the first time ever.


In Autumn 2018, Denis O’Regan and Penguin Random House are also producing a medium format version (without extras) for retail distribution.


Every image in ‘Ricochet : David Bowie 1983’ is personally approved by David Bowie. (A small sample here)


Stay tuned to the pages below for

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TASCHEN’s TMWFTE book out next week

on October 21, 2017


“It will tumble from the sky”


TASCHEN’s The Man Who Fell To Earth book presents a wealth of stills and behind-the-scenes images by unit photographer David James, including numerous shots of Bowie at work, rest and play, peppered with quotations from all involved, including Bowie himself.


Published next week, this weighty 480 page tome (albeit a compact 14 x 19.5 cm), includes a superb new essay by Paul Duncan which explores the shooting of the film and its lasting impact, drawing upon an exclusive interview with David James, who brings first-hand insights into the making of this sci-fi

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Nine-page Bowie cover feature in Rock&Folk

on October 17, 2017


“When you Rock&Folk with me”


Le Petit Prince, Jérôme Soligny, has very kindly been in touch with details of the November edition of Rock&Folk magazine. (R&F603)


Over to Jérôme...


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I had a telephone conversation with Vincent Tannières, new editor at Rock&Folk, and we discussed what we could do about ANCIANT and the possibility of having David Bowie on the cover of the magazine. Again.


First, having already written at length about these crucial years in articles and books, I thought it would be great to have other writers’

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"Heroes" released on this day in 1977

on October 14, 2017


“In the world of today, for tomorrow’s man”


The advertising strapline ran with the legend: “Tomorrow Belongs To Those Who Can Hear It Coming”, appropriate considering how much more appreciated "Heroes" seems to be by a wider audience now than it was forty years ago.


Having said that, the Bowie/Visconti-produced LP peaked at #3 in the UK album chart in November 1977, a year in which it was also named Album Of The Year in both NME and Melody Maker.