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Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week's list walks the line between calm, serene, stately beauty and extreme blood-splooge trash. Both can be awesome! And both are perfectly legit music-video…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2014 - 11:10 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The music-video universe took a bit of a week off this week; Labor Day, I guess, will do that. But there was still plenty of…
Tom Breihan | September 7, 2012 - 10:23 am

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Watch Stephen Colbert Cover Talking Heads’ “Once In A Lifetime” At Montclair Film Festival Fundraiser

Stephen Colbert lives in Montclair, NJ, and he's long been a supporter of the Montclair Film Festival. During an '80s-themed fundraiser for the event on…
Peter Helman | February 5, 2017 - 7:37 pm

Read David Byrne’s Obituary For William Onyeabor

News of the great Nigerian funk musician William Onyeabor's death is spreading today, and it comes as no surprise that David Byrne has something to…
Chris DeVille | January 18, 2017 - 4:50 pm

David Byrne Debuts Joan Of Arc Musical Songs At Roots Picnic NYC, Preps Neuroscience Exhibit

David Byrne has been busy lately. Yesterday, the Talking Heads frontman performed at the Roots Picnic in NYC, performing old Talking Heads songs and debuting…
Peter Helman | October 3, 2016 - 9:48 pm

Watch David Byrne Join Doug Hream Blunt In Brooklyn

Last year, David Byrne released My Name Is, a compilation of songs by San Francisco funk outsider Doug Hream Blunt, on his Luaka Bop label.
Peter Helman | September 29, 2016 - 6:48 pm

David Byrne – “Send Her To Heaven”

In late July, during an episode of his DB Radio show aired during Pitchfork Radio's New York City pop-up broadcast, David Byrne premiered a playlist…
Zac Gelfand | August 1, 2016 - 2:39 pm

The Roots Announce NYC Edition Of Roots Picnic With D’Angelo, John Mayer, Wu-Tang Clan, David Byrne, Nile Rodgers

For the past eight years, the Roots have brought their Roots Picnic festival to their Philadelphia hometown. And for the first time ever, as Billboard
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2016 - 10:53 am

David Byrne Has Written A New Musical About Joan Of Arc

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim teamed up to write a rock musical titled Here Lies Love back in 2010, which told the story of the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 19, 2016 - 6:44 pm

Watch David Byrne, The Roots, & Kimbra Cover David Bowie At Rock Hall Ceremony

The 2016 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony is going down at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn tonight, and the whole thing kicked…
Peter Helman | April 8, 2016 - 9:43 pm

David Byrne Plays Fundraiser, Contributes Remix To Help Pay Bernie Worrell’s Medical Bills

Bernie Worrell, the keyboardist and composer known for working with Parliament Funkadelic, has been ill, and he's having a hard time paying his medical bills…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 5, 2016 - 3:26 pm

Watch David Byrne Perform With Arcade Fire At Kanpe Kanaval

Régine Chassagne, Win Butler, and Richard Reed Parry of Arcade Fire served as the backing band for David Byrne at last night's annual Kanpe Kanaval
Peter Helman | February 20, 2016 - 11:45 am

Preview Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson Documentary Feat. The Weeknd, David Byrne, Questlove, & More

Spike Lee has been more active as of late than in recent years. He lent his name to video game NBA 2K16, dubbing it a…
Collin Robinson | January 13, 2016 - 12:06 pm

Watch Hot Chip Cover LCD Soundsystem’s “All My Friends” With David Byrne, Nancy Whang

LCD Soundsystem's "All My Friends" is a great, great song -- arguably their best, although I'll happily stump for "Someone Great" any day -- and…
Peter Helman | August 5, 2015 - 9:13 pm

Read David Byrne’s NYTimes Op-Ed About Streaming Payment Transparency

David Byrne has been a vocal critic of the paltry royalties artists receive from both streaming platforms like Spotify and commercial radio broadcasts. In a…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2015 - 4:40 pm

Watch David Byrne, St. Vincent, Dev Hynes, Ad Rock, & More Debut Original Color Guard Soundtracks In Toronto

David Byrne's Contemporary Color color guard project features original compositions from artists like St. Vincent, Dev Hynes, How To Dress Well, and Ad Rock. The…
Caitlin White | June 23, 2015 - 3:26 pm
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