He’ll be joined by David Byrne, The Mayan, and Big Thief.
Also, performances with Big Thief and Belle and Sebastian
In which we meet Carmen Sandiego via "Stop Making Sense"-era David Byrne.
The 17th annual Sasquatch! Music Festival announces its typically eclectic lineup, including David Byrne, Vince Staples, Slowdive, Jlin, Chastity Belt, and dozens more. by Dave Segal The lineup for 17th annual Sasquatch! Music Festival...Show More Summary
Bon Iver, The National, Modest Mouse, David Byrne and more play the 2018 edition of Sasquatch on Memorial Day Weekend. Continue reading…
You will notice that this website has been... not so active recently. That's mostly due to "real life" taking up most of my time. The day job, parenting, a desire to keep myself healthy -- I value all of those things higher than this website. Show More Summary
A Talking Heads reunion? Not in this lifetime, if someone gets his way. David Byrne has been very vocal in recent years about how he wants to take a road to nowhere when it comes to reuniting his former band, reiterating time and again that this must (not) be the ... More »
The Beautiful Shitholes is David Byrne's Spotify playlist of music from the countries Donald Trump infamously condemned as "shitholes." (more…)
"Here’s a playlist that gives just the smallest sample of the depth and range of creativity that continues to pour out of the countries in Africa and the Caribbean. It is undeniable. Can music help us empathize with its makers?" - David Byrne. Continue reading…
Ian Gavan/Getty The political mediasphere may have moved on from “shithole”-gate, but David Byrne hasn’t. Three weeks after President Donald Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador and the continent of Africa as “shithole countries,” the...Show More Summary
Highlighting “the depth and range of creativity that continues to pour out of the countries in Africa and the Caribbean”
Sounds like: Bleachers, St. Vincent What's so good? The legendary Talking Heads band leader, David Byrne, has announced American Utopia, a new solo album scheduled to come out March 9th. The pre-released LP offers a single track as a small tease, and wow. Show More Summary
David Byrne's new album,American Utopia is out March 9. Continue reading…
Also, Byrne discusses the joy of Missy Elliott’s “Let Me Fix My Weave”
Earlier this month, David Byrne announced a new album, American Utopia, which is his first solo LP since 2004's Grown Backwards. And around the same time, he shared a new track, "Everybody's Coming To My House" and announced an accompanying world tour. Today, Byrne debuted a new song on Lauren Laverne's BBC Radio 6 show.
A group called Choir! Choir! Choir! recently put on a show in NYC where they taught the audience to accompany them on a song, in this case, David Bowie’s Heroes sung by David Byrne. Byrne wrote up the experience in his online journal: What happens when one sings together with a lot of other people? A couple of things I immediately noticed. Show More Summary
Plus: David Byrne, The xx, Fleet Foxes, The War on Drugs, Father John Misty, and more. Continue reading…
At the Under the Radar Festival in New York City earlier this month, a crowd of soon-to-be singers rehearsed "back ups" for David Bowie's "Heroes." After an hour, they were performing the song with David Byrne as a Choir! Choir! Choir!...Show More Summary
Bless your heart, David Byrne, for creating a reprieve from the madness. The artist, Talking Heads musician, avid cyclist, and all-around nice guy’s new website Reasons to Be Cheerful is a news spot and “online observatory” that won’t want to make you hurl your laptop out a window and run away screaming. (And, hey, it’s […]
Watch Talking Heads legend and happy mutant superhero David Byrne's delightful new lecture earlier this month in New York City! The subject, "Reasons to be Cheerful," is intertwined with Byrne's first album in 14 years, "American Utopia,"...Show More Summary