Posts tagged "David Byrne"

Help Kickstart De La Soul’s New Album for a Shot at Meeting the Group

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…
By: Brennan Carley / March 30, 2015

Watch Sharon Jones, Santigold, and More Salute David Byrne at Tribute Concert

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…
By: Rachel Brodsky / March 24, 2015

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…
By: Colin Joyce / August 25, 2014

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,…
By: Colin Joyce / June 16, 2014

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…
By: Marc Hogan / February 26, 2014

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 point…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 10, 2014

Hear Talking Heads’ Unreleased ‘Theme’ Song, Recorded in 1976

In the summer of 1976, the Talking Heads were only a year past their first show (opening for the Ramones) and a year away from…
By: Chris Martins / December 26, 2013

David Byrne Plans Philippines Benefit With Imelda Marcos Musical Cast

David Byrne and the cast of Here Lies Love, the musical drawn from his 2010 concept compilation with Fatboy Slim, are doing their part…
By: Marc Hogan / November 18, 2013

Gang of Four’s Dave Allen Is #TeamSpotify, Calls Out David Byrne and Thom Yorke

Punk-era figures named David continue to share opinions about online streaming. First it was Talking Heads' David Byrne, whose critique of Spotify and it…
By: Marc Hogan / October 14, 2013

David Byrne Now Burning Down the Online-Streaming House

The music business hears its future in online music streaming. David Byrne hears a giant sucking sound. In a new op-ed for…
By: Marc Hogan / October 11, 2013

David Byrne: This Is Not My Beautiful City (Thanks to the One Percent)

The Talking Heads met in Providence, Rhode Island, but they formed in New York City, and they've always been tightly linked to their adopted home.
By: Marc Hogan / October 8, 2013

David Byrne Takes It in the Face in Fidgety, Literal ‘Eyes’ Video

Last year, orchestral pop mastermind Jherek Bischoff tapped David Byrne to sing "Eyes," the sweeping second track off his Composed LP. Now the two have reunited…
By: Kyle McGovern / July 10, 2013

David Byrne and St. Vincent Bring Tight Chemistry to New York’s Capitol Theatre

David Byrne and St. Vincent have been touring their collaborative 2012 LP Love This Giant for close to a year now, so it stand…
By: Maud Deitch / July 1, 2013

Download David Byrne and St. Vincent’s Bonus-Stuffed ‘Brass Tactics’ EP

David Byrne and St. Vincent are planning another hefty slate of tour dates in support of their 2012 collaborative album, Love This Giant,…
By: Kyle McGovern / May 28, 2013

David Byrne, Sigur Ros Soundtrack Trippy Cartoon Nightmares for Charity

Two years after the tragic 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan that killed thousands and devastated countless others, David Byrne and Sigur Rós are aiding…
By: Kyle McGovern / March 13, 2013

Grammys 2013: Who Should Win the Categories You Actually Care About

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are almost upon us! Hey, we'd love to help you with your office pools and living-room side bets with…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / February 8, 2013

Watch David Byrne and St. Vincent Perform Meta ‘I Should Watch TV’ on TV

David Byrne and St. Vincent brought their frenzied, horn-punched "I Should Watch TV" (from last year's collaborative LP, Love This Giant) to late-night TV once…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 29, 2013

Watch David Byrne and St. Vincent Play a Full, Sparkling Concert

In sheerly mercenary terms, market logic would dictate that every time David Byrne tours in a setup that's not just Talking Heads nostalgia, he's leaving…
By: Marc Hogan / January 14, 2013

David Byrne and St. Vincent Talk Sandy and Play Two Songs for ‘Colbert’

Music aficionados who signed up for David Byrne and St. Vincent's mailing list recently received a remarkable dispatch from the front lines of New York…
By: Marc Hogan / November 2, 2012

Trent Reznor ‘Dreamed Up’ a Beats by Dre Partnership

Trent Reznor isn't just working with major labels again, he's also working with major brands. The How To Destroy Angels collaborator…
By: Kyle McGovern / October 16, 2012
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