Tag: david Bowie

Deep South Music & Arts Festival Announces 2017 Acts & Partners

With its Space Oddity theme, the countdown to Deep South 2017 has begun. Held in a private ancient woodlands in Tunbridge Wells, the 2017 edition takes inspiration from Ziggy Stardust to Aladdin Sane, Heroes to Heathens, come with your painted faces and Let’s Dance. Each year, Deep South showcases the best in live music and DJ sets from South London’s tight knit musical community. In addition to seeing a return of the labels, parties and record stores involved in last years Mansion Party, the festival welcomes new partners including Brighton’s Disco Deviant who bring The Reflex, Rayko and Pablo Contraband ... Read more

Illustration Details Hidden World Inside The Minimoog

A cutaway print from Studio Dorothy illustrates a Minimoog as habitat for some of music’s most legendary figures. Featuring 28 cameos hidden throughout the graphic, David Bowie, Kratfwerk, David Eno, Beastie Boys, Parliament, and others all feature in the map that shows each within their own respective environment. The Minimoog was invented back in 1972 by Bob Moog and Bill Hemsath, meant for a portable Moog “for the road”. In fact, Moog has just announced the return of the Minimoog D, which will be ready for purchase by the end of the year. Check out a selection of the graphics ... Read more

Have A Listen To David Bowie's 2 Hour 1979 BBC DJ Set

It was “a bit grey” outside on March 20, 1979, or so says a peak-era David Bowie as he was handed the controls of BBC Radio One. With that, Bowie provides a 2 hour BBC mix featuring some of his favourite tracks of the time. It is a solid combination of well known classics and under-appreciated gems, each introduced by the seminal tastemaker himself. Velvet Underground, Talking Heads, Blondie, Roxy Music, even Bruce Springsteen, all feature, alongside more obscure fair like ? & The Mysterians and The Mekons. With a quick closing of the eyes and a trip to a ... Read more