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In the wake of a catastrophic mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne has taken some time out of his schedule to discuss… More »


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The Roots Picnic, a festival that’s taken place in Philadelphia over the past nine years, will be holding its first ever iteration in New York City’s Bryant Park on October… More »


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David Byrne has written a new musical based on the story of Joan of Arc. Titled Saint Joan, it’ll comprise “almost all contemporary music with very little spoken text” and… More »


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David Byrne, Kimbra, and the Roots opened last night’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a tribute that needed no introduction: David Bowie’s “Fame.” The annual induction always includes an “in memoriam” More »


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David Byrne dropped in on Arcade Fire’s Kanpe Kanaval benefit concert to perform some Talking Heads songs this past weekend in Montreal. Byrne joined Régine Chassagne, celebrity All Star MVP Win Butler, and the rest… More »


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Former Talking Head David Byrne has some thoughts about the social media ouroboros that fuels supporters of day-old cream puff pastry and ostensible presidential candidate Donald Trump. In a lengthy essay titled “The Echo Chamber” onMore »


St. Vincent debuted a new song called “Everyone You Know Will Go Away” at David Byrne’s Contemporary Color show, which ran for two nights over the weekend in Brooklyn. Joined… More »


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During last night’s Luminato Festival at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, David Byrne and some of his closest friends — St. Vincent, Dev Hynes, Nico Muhly, tUnE-yArDs, Ad Rock… More »


Marc Maron’s WTF podcast almost always offers up some fascinating conversations, and most recently the comedian had Talking Heads luminary David Byrne onto his show for a expansive, insightful discussion. During the… More »


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Though they’ve not released a new album since 2004, De La Soul have just announced plans to Kickstart a new full length that’ll feature guest appearances from Damon Albarn, Little… More »


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David Byrne had a star-studded charity tribute concert in his honor at New York’s Carnegie Hall last night, where the following artists got up onstage to perform songs by the… More »


Arcade Fire Enlists Vampire David Byrne for a Cover of Suicide’s ‘Dream Baby Dream’

For their three-night stint at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, Arcade Fire went punk. Leather and studs were left at home, but the Montreal band continued their string of location-specific covers by… More »


Watch Ezra Koenig, David Byrne, Boy George, More Sing a Song From ‘Grease’

Ezra Koenig spent his Friday night leading SPIN’s 2013 Band of the Year through a rollicking set at Bonnaroo, but from the looks of things he didn’t have much time… More »


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David Byrne Covered ‘Just a Friend’ So Biz Markie Can Get Paid

Arguments about copyright law don’t get much more life-affirming than this. Earlier this week, David Byrne announced in his email newsletter that he’d be performing Biz Markie’s enduring, endearing novelty… More »


Watch David Byrne Revive the Talking Heads’ ‘And She Was’ With Jherek Bischoff

Earlier this week, composer Jherek Bischoff played a pair of guest-heavy gigs at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn. As Stereogum points out, the Seattle-based visionary shared the stage with several… More »


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