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The Anniversary

Dark Was The Night Turns 10

Indie had a big year in 2009. As the first decade of the century drew to a close, there was a slew of major releases…
Ryan Leas | February 15, 2019 - 10:55 am

The Week In Pop

So, What’s Popping On The UK Pop Charts These Days?

"God's Plan" rules the world. Drake's dominant single is #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart for an eighth straight week, and its ubiquity extends…
Chris DeVille | March 22, 2018 - 2:23 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: David Byrne American Utopia

One Tuesday morning, just a little under 10 years ago, my wife and I learned that she was pregnant. I didn't know what the fuck…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2018 - 10:12 am

More David Byrne stories

The 1975’s “It’s Not Living (If It’s Not With You)” Video Is A Surreal Stop Making Sense Tribute

Ambitious and/or pretentious pop-rock lightning rods the 1975, one of the best and/or most insufferable acts in music right now, just released their latest conversation…
Chris DeVille | December 3, 2018 - 12:29 pm

Watch David Byrne Talk Utopian Ideals, Dogs On The Daily Show

Have you ever seen David Byrne out in public? It's everything you want it to be. Maybe 18 years ago, I sold Byrne a ticket…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2018 - 9:20 am

David Byrne – “Everybody’s Coming to My House” Video

"American Utopia: Detroit" is a new mini-documentary chronicling David Byrne's collaboration with students at the Detroit School of Arts. During Byrne's visit, the kids recorded…
Chris DeVille | March 13, 2018 - 3:59 pm

Watch David Byrne’s Giant Suit Emporium Commercial And Performance With Stephen Colbert

Former Talking Heads leader David Byrne just released American Utopia, his first solo album in 14 years and our reigning Album Of The Week. And…
Peter Helman | March 10, 2018 - 1:34 pm

David Byrne Addresses Lack Of Women On His New Album

David Byrne is releasing a new album, American Utopia, at the end of the week, though it's streaming now. He's just posted a statement addressing…
James Rettig | March 5, 2018 - 5:45 pm

Stream David Byrne American Utopia

Forget about that first art-punk wave for a second. How many artists who were big in the early MTV era are still pushing themselves and…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2018 - 9:21 am

David Byrne – “This Is That” (Feat. Oneohtrix Point Never)

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…
James Rettig | January 31, 2018 - 2:26 pm

Watch David Byrne Lead Public Choir In Bowie & Madonna Covers In NYC

Months before the death of Leonard Cohen, a video (that now has almost 7 million views) circulated the internet of fellow Canadian folk icon Rufus…
Sophie Israelsohn | January 17, 2018 - 3:19 pm

David Byrne Announces World Tour

When David Byrne announced a short run of East Coast shows late last year, he advertised his "most ambitious" stage show since the Talking Heads…
Chris DeVille | January 16, 2018 - 1:04 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Oh boy, if you thought 2018 would be any better than 2017, hopefully the first proper work week of the year dispelled you of those…
Stereogum | January 12, 2018 - 4:10 pm

Livestream David Byrne’s Talk About Reasons To Be Cheerful

Recently, David Byrne has been collecting stories and ideas that inspire optimism for Reasons To Be Cheerful, an ongoing series of hopeful writings, photos, music,…
Peter Helman | January 8, 2018 - 12:41 pm

David Byrne – “Everybody’s Coming To My House”

News of a new David Byrne album called American Utopia leaked last month, and today the former Talking Heads leader has officially announced the album.
Peter Helman | January 8, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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