Posts tagged "talking heads"

Listen to David Byrne’s Insightful Appearance on ‘WTF With Marc Maron’

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…
James Grebey / May 18, 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…
Rachel Brodsky / March 24, 2015

The Soviet Union Banned These Bands in 1985

Putin wouldn't want you to see this list. It proves that his beloved Soviets were completely terrified of the West's "violent," "fascist," "racist," and, dare…
Sarah Kaufman / June 5, 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…
Chris Martins / December 26, 2013

Brian Eno Has a Very Big Brain

Friday afternoon at the Red Bull Music Academy in Manhattan, Brian Eno dished out a steady stream of ribald backstage tales and sordid studio gossi…
David Marchese / May 3, 2013

The Book I Read: David Byrne Explains ‘How Music Works’

Thinking about and discussing music's otherworldly aspects isn't just for academics. Nor are the trends of the music business solely fodder for economists. (It only…
Kenny Herzog / September 12, 2012

David Byrne and Will Oldham Pick Extremely Self-Deprecating Band Name

As SPIN reported earlier this year, a film about a musician who's sort of modeled on the Cure's Robert Smith debuted at Utah's Sundance Festival…
Devon Maloney / April 3, 2012

Rush to Judgement? A Lawyer’s Take On Limbaugh’s Soundtrack Woes

In a bit of amusing irony, Rush Limbaugh is again getting hammered for using a now-disgruntled artist's music without their permission, and that band i…
Devon Maloney / March 8, 2012

Chris Frantz on Talking Heads Reunion & More

Stop Making Sense, Jonathan Demme's concert film chronicling the Talking Heads' shows at L.A.'s Pantages Theater, was hailed as groundbreaking when it was released i…
Steve Kandell / October 16, 2009

David Byrne Calls Out U2!

Bono and David Byrne might not be shaking hands the next time they meet at that magical exclusive place where rock stars go to hang…
David Marchese / July 29, 2009
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