From Marc Scarpa: Back in 1996 I had the honor to interview David Bowie just after his 50th birthday party @ MSG for c|net when I was working as the NY Bureau chief. We talked for about two hours about a variety of subjects including artists he liked and technology he was using at the time. In short, it was a day I will not forget. Thank you David for being such a great influence and a generous soul.
David Bowie gained fame in the late 60s with the smash hit "Space Oddity." His rise to stardom was gradual but inevitable. His passion for music has allowed him to sell over 140 million albums worldwide. In 1996, he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. This is the true story of how a boy, from South London, persevered and changed music forever.
David Bowie discusses his own game changing videos in this VKRS documentary. As Bowie's persona morphs through time, so do his videos. Highlights include Bowie's own thoughts on the videos; a rare look at the sexy uncensored China Girl video MTV refused to play due to Bowie's brief nudity and sensuality; and Bowie and Mick Jagger creating their landmark LIVE AID video Dancing in the Street.
Night Flight's innovative "Take Off" series dispensed with playlists, bland VJ set-ups and the usual tired video countdown format and instead cleverly programmed music videos and performance clips by theme. The series regularly featured hits from Eighties pop icons juxtaposed against obscurities from many not-ready-for-MTV cult favorites. Original Air Date: 4-13-84 This episode "Take Off to Androgyny" premiered in 1984 and takes a ...Read More
Night Flight highlights one of the most important music icons of the 20th century with this 1987 feature on which includes "Ashes to Ashes," "Let's Dance", "Day-in Day-out" and more.
David Bowie - Under Review 1976 - 1979 The Berlin Trilogy features live and studio performances by Bowie, rare interviews and a host of other features all interspersed with the independent review and criticism from a panel of esteemed experts. These include; former members of both Neu! And Cluster (and key Bowie influences), Dieter Moebius and Michael Rother; broadcaster, journalist and ambient author, Mark Prendergast; author and Mel...Read More