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 feature guest…
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 up onstage…
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, but from the looks of thing…
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 points out, the Seattle-based visionary…
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 to…
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 its ilk…
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 The Guardian, the…
By: Marc Hogan / October 11, 2013
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