Shaping the Bowie sound, hidden studio heroes, stunning pop moments

Jul 04, 2019, 09:02 AM
BE THERE WITH DALI explores the stories behind great music moments with DALI, Danish manufacturers of high-end loudspeakers with uncommon clarity and presence – all in admiration of music. It’s the audio companion to DALI’s print magazine, also called BE THERE. Find out more and get copy for free at

This time we dig into the sonic mysteries of David Bowie with Paul Trynka, author of Starman: David Bowie – The Definitive Biography. From Tony Visconti to Brian Eno to Nile Rodgers, who brought out the best in Bowie… and who was using whom? Music writer Siân Pattenden joins us to seek out the self-taught geniuses of pop production, the visionaries who did it all without a map. Plus pop’s most amazing moments and more.

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BE THERE WITH DALI is presented by Andrew Harrison with audio production by Alex Rees. It’s a Podmasters Production.

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