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David Bowie Estate announces the reissue of the catalog of 5 immersive audio albums

The David Bowie Estate today announced a series of releases from David Bowiewhich have been remixed and reinvented exclusively in 360 Reality Audio, an immersive new music experience powered by Sony’s spatial sound technology. The content is David Bowie’s latest music to be mixed into 360 Reality Audio, following on from Space Oddity, which is currently available on streaming platforms supported by 360 Reality Audio.

In conjunction with the pursuit Bowie 75 – an extended celebration of David Bowie’s 75th birthday on January 8, 2022 with two pop-up physical locations in New York and London equipped with 360 Reality Audio listening experiences at each location – longtime Bowie producer Tony Visconti designed 360 Reality Audio mixes from Heathen, Reality, A Reality Tour (Live), The Next Day and ★ (pronounced “Blackstar”). The albums will be available to stream in 360 Reality Audio starting January 21 on Amazon Music Unlimited, Deezer and TIDAL.

Additionally, the David Bowie Estate and Sony are making available four recordings of archival live performances that have been mixed and reimagined in 360 Reality Audio (which helps create a realistic music experience, making listeners feel like they are in a live concert setting). All four songs are taken from David Bowie’s A Reality Tour, with live audio and video from Bowie’s final concert tour, which will air live on 360 Reality Audio today, Jan.6 at 4 p.m. a.m. PST / 7 p.m. EST on the “Sony Square” online platform (via David Bowie’s YouTube channel). Listeners around the world can use any headset to listen to the music in 360 Reality Audio.

Immediately after the live broadcast, viewers will be able to stream this performance with the Artist Connection app on a smartphone. With Sony certified headphones and the Sony | Headphones Connect, users can also optimize their experience by analyzing the shape of their individual ear to enjoy a personalized, immersive music field. This sound field customization feature is only available for streaming with the Artist Connection experience.

Both the live viewing experiences on YouTube and Artist Connection will be available to the general public.

“The response from fans to Bowie 75 has been nothing short of amazing,” said Lawrence Peryer, Producer of Bowie 75. “David was always on the cutting edge of the latest technological developments, so it was natural to collaborate with the Sony 360. . The Reality Audio team to give fans a whole new way to experience their music. David’s reinvention of music, which can be experienced in pop-ups or via streaming, has given his longtime fans and new listeners a reason to celebrate.

Follow the live stream here: https://square.sony.com/ces2022/360ra/

Download, watch and listen on Artist Connection here: https://share.artistconnection.net/content/yjThJI

“It has been an honor to work with David Bowie Estate to help provide new special experiences for fans as part of Bowie 75,” said Jordy Freed, Head of Marketing and Partner Strategy, Sony Corporation of America. “We hope David Bowie fans around the world enjoy listening to this iconic music in 360 Reality Audio.”

Pop-up Bowie 75 locations will remain open until the end of January 2022. Bowie 75 locations are located at 150 Wooster Street, NY – a short walk from New York’s longtime downtown Bowie neighborhood – and 14 Heddon Street – the location in London where the coverage of The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders of Mars was filmed.

The pop-ups offer visitors a unique and immersive deep dive into the sound and vision of David Bowie, with features such as:

Immersive HD audio and video projection rooms in partnership with 360 Reality Audio, an immersive music experience using Sony’s spatial sound technologies. With music in 360 Reality Audio, fans will be able to hear and see Bowie content available for the first time in immersive audio, exclusively in Bowie 75 locations.

Hours of video content, including never-before-seen behind-the-scenes material, rare footage from pagan eras and real life, and more.

Opportunities to purchase limited editions of exclusive Bowie clothing and collectibles, as well as limited edition LPs and CDs.

Exclusive fine art photographs, including gallery installations documenting Bowie’s many iconic eras, characters and changes.

Fans can dress up in iconic costumes and sets to create fun, shareable moments on social media

And more— For opening hours, event schedules, and other announcements and information, sign up and stay tuned to www.bowie75.com