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Have you got 2 Enos for a Bowie?

 

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David Bowie has been lionized on a new cycle of British currency. The singer was chosen along with three other famous Brixton residents for the Brixton pound. The 10 pound note will now carry the above image of the former Ziggy Stardust to celebrate the second anniversary of the currency.Brixton is a district in London that has developed its own alternative to the sterling pound to promote local commerce. In addition to Bowie, academic and activist Lenford Kwesi Garrison is on the one pound note, Chicago Bulls and Great Britain basketball star Luol Deng is on the five pound note, and second world war secret agent Violette Szabo is on the 20.

Bowie is wearing ‘Aladdin Sane’ makeup. The 1973 album was the follow up to his breakthrough album ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars’ in 1972. He’s the first musician or artist of any sort to be included in the currency. It’s the second time in recent weeks he’s been honored in an unusual fashion. Earlier his likeness as Ziggy Stardust adorned a planned new mural for an Australian apartment building.

 

 

 

 

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Recently at a karaoke party, I did the Ziggy Stardust and Spiders from Mars. A number of people there were younger than myself, and some my age somehow didn't know Ziggy. There was a group consensus they never heard anything so weird in terms of the lyrics combined with the music. At least now I can tell that group he is on British currency.

And always keep in mind: Cognitive biases, like seeing optical illusions are a sign of a normally functioning brain. We all have them, it’s nothing to be ashamed about, but it is something that affects our objective evaluation of reality. 

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Recently at a karaoke party, I did the Ziggy Stardust and Spiders from Mars. A number of people there were younger than myself, and some my age somehow didn't know Ziggy. There was a group consensus they never heard anything so weird in terms of the lyrics combined with the music. At least now I can tell that group he is on British currency.

 

 

 

Please post video!! In fact, I would PAY to see such a performance. As would others, and you know who, on this site.

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Do you think the analog Bowie 10 pound note will spend better than the digital Bowie ATM/credit card version?

 

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While it appears to be more resolving because you can really feel the value with the analog note, it doesn't have the dynamic range the digital version does. Just saying…

 

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John

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Please post video!! In fact, I would PAY to see such a performance. As would others, and you know who, on this site.

 

I am sure that would get some views. Unfortunately we weren't doing video. Nor even recording the audio. Though we sometimes do record the sound. Let us just say no one is mistaking me for Bowie or the next American Idol winner.

And always keep in mind: Cognitive biases, like seeing optical illusions are a sign of a normally functioning brain. We all have them, it’s nothing to be ashamed about, but it is something that affects our objective evaluation of reality. 

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Appreciation of audio is a completely subjective human experience. Measurements can provide a measure of insight, but are no substitute for human judgment. Why are we looking to reduce a subjective experience to objective criteria anyway? The subtleties of music and audio reproduction are for those who appreciate it. Differentiation by numbers is for those who do not." — Nelson Pass

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