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Echo In Eternity: The Indelible Mark Of Arthur Russell

In a 1987 Melody Maker review, music critic David Stubbs said that Arthur Russell's World Of Echo was "what is left when the Beat has…
Lindsey Rhoades | March 8, 2017 - 1:50 pm

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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

More David Byrne stories

Watch Neil DeGrasse Tyson Interview David Byrne On Star Talk

David Byrne appears on the latest episode of Neil DeGrasse Tyson's TV show Star Talk, but not to discuss the 40th anniversary of Talking Heads'
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2017 - 10:02 am

Oneohtrix Point Never Talks David Byrne Collaborations: “You’ll Hear Them Very Soon”

In a recent Reddit AMA, David Byrne revealed that he wrote a song with Oneohtrix Point Never's Daniel Lopatin for an upcoming solo album due…
Peter Helman | August 15, 2017 - 7:24 pm

Watch David Byrne Lead Whitney Houston Karaoke At His How Music Works Variety Show In NYC

Last night, David Byrne hosted a variety show at the Town Hall in NYC to celebrate a new edition of his How Music Works book,…
James Rettig | June 2, 2017 - 1:17 pm

David Byrne Wrote A Song With Oneohtrix Point Never, And Promises A New Album Next Year

David Byrne participated in a Reddit AMA interview, and there are a couple of interesting takeaways. First off, he's expecting to release a new solo…
James Rettig | May 11, 2017 - 3:46 pm

David Byrne Announces How Music Works Variety Show

David Byrne's book, How Music Works, was published in 2012, and its latest edition features a new chapter on developments in music discovery and how…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 10, 2017 - 1:35 pm

Watch David Byrne Perform “Once In A Lifetime” With Angélique Kidjo At Carnegie Hall

Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo performed Talking Heads' 1980 classic Remain In Light in full at New York's Carnegie Hall last night, and she brought along…
Peter Helman | May 6, 2017 - 1:44 pm

David Byrne Eulogizes Stop Making Sense Director Jonathan Demme

Filmmaker Jonathan Demme died earlier today. Among his many accomplishments, one of his most beloved was the Talking Heads concert film Stop Making Sense, and…
James Rettig | April 26, 2017 - 4:52 pm

David Byrne Speaks Out Against Trump’s Proposed NEA Elimination

Yesterday, David Byrne attended a rally at New York's City Hall to protest Donald Trump's proposed elimination of publicly funded arts organizations like the National…
Peter Helman | April 4, 2017 - 6:29 pm

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
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