David Bowie Is... - Tony Visconti Mashup

Joined: 10:41 PM - Jan 23, 2014

2:40 PM - May 22, 2018 #1

Hello all! I just wanted to share here as well my far-from-perfect but nevertheless tedious little labor of love, until this is finally officially (hopefully) released. Using a sneakily recorded source shared secretly on the net a few years ago, I have touched up and EQ'd it as best I could while also implementing the usable excerpts heard in the recent Tony Visconti radio interview as well as other snippets heard in the intros of the Five Years and Last Five Years documentaries. Enjoy and let me know what you think! 

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Joined: 10:57 PM - Nov 21, 2005

2:46 PM - May 22, 2018 #2

Looking forward to listening to this when I get home from work tonight.
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Joined: 4:16 PM - Aug 27, 2012

11:48 PM - May 22, 2018 #3

Excellent work, Tyler - I found that strangely moving. I hope TV's original gets a proper release some day.
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Joined: 9:59 AM - Jan 07, 2007

3:42 PM - May 23, 2018 #4

Wonderful. Thank you. First time Ive cried in a long time. My life flashed before my eyes lol.

Cheers
Jx
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Joined: 10:28 AM - May 01, 2017

10:30 PM - May 24, 2018 #5

Thank you - lovely to hear again...
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Joined: 11:05 AM - Feb 24, 2018

11:44 AM - May 25, 2018 #6

simply brilliant
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Joined: 7:56 PM - Sep 09, 2003

9:02 AM - May 27, 2018 #7

Thank you very much!
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Joined: 1:08 AM - Mar 04, 2009

12:16 AM - May 30, 2018 #8

Thank you! It was lovely to hear in parts at the show - but so much more when there’s really time to listen.
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Joined: 9:36 AM - Aug 17, 2009

1:11 PM - May 30, 2018 #9

This sounds quite a lot like Fritz von Runte's Bowie2001 uber-mix? http://www.bowie2001.com
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Joined: 8:16 AM - Oct 15, 2003

9:18 AM - Jun 01, 2018 #10

highdivinghorses wrote: This sounds quite a lot like Fritz von Runte's Bowie2001 uber-mix? http://www.bowie2001.com
yeah it does a little. Just remembering back to that. He had a pretty good product there that we all went crazy for. Bad timing though as it was released only weeks before the Toy leak and that overshadowed everything.
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Joined: 9:36 AM - Aug 17, 2009

9:29 AM - Jun 01, 2018 #11

ziggythecowboy wrote:
highdivinghorses wrote: This sounds quite a lot like Fritz von Runte's Bowie2001 uber-mix? http://www.bowie2001.com
yeah it does a little. Just remembering back to that. He had a pretty good product there that we all went crazy for. Bad timing though as it was released only weeks before the Toy leak and that overshadowed everything.
I thought it was a really interesting take on the songs - probably better than everything that had gone before it (including the official remixes).
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Joined: 7:35 AM - Apr 18, 2013

7:09 AM - Jun 07, 2018 #12

Wonderful
I especially love the bit from 10.44 on.
The stripped down Starman and the Heroes-Watch that man-Absolute beginners mash up.
Really love it
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Joined: 2:14 AM - Jun 22, 2012

1:55 AM - Jun 09, 2018 #13

Interesting to actually listen to it rather than experience it in an Ambient way. It reminded me of listening to the Beatles 'Love' album.

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Joined: 11:47 PM - Mar 06, 2018

10:19 PM - Jun 09, 2018 #14

you what's funny... Is, I don't remember this at all from the Brooklyn edition of the exhibition. 

However, I do remember there being a little closet-sized room which did have a weird sound collage in it, but it was literally just like... 'studio fussing about' noises & bits of chat - like Bowie saying 'little mouse fart' before Space Oddity, or people tuning their instruments. I stood in there for what seemed like minutes just waiting for music to start (I expected it to be the Tony Visconti mash-up), but there wasn't anything.

Also - at the previous editions of the exhibition... Did they use the bluetooth headphones like in NYC? Like, I can't imagine seeing it, without them.
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Joined: 1:08 AM - Mar 04, 2009

6:29 AM - Jun 12, 2018 #15

They really rushed us through the space with the sound-collage. You could only hear it if you stood in front of the stripe suit at the entrance.

I do know what you’re talking about with the other little closet sized room. It was very strange… Just bits and pieces of outtakes. I stood in there too, waiting for something start.
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