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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

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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

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

“Radio Head” Was Inspired By The Guy Who Played Ned Ryerson In Groundhog Day

Any serious Radiohead fan knows that after wisely dropping On A Friday, they named themselves after "Radio Head," a Talking Heads song from the 1986…
Chris DeVille | May 29, 2015 - 2:05 pm

Listen To David Byrne On Marc Maron’s WTF

Marc Maron sat down with the legendary David Byrne at his New York office for the latest episode of his WTF podcast. They talked about…
James Rettig | May 18, 2015 - 9:00 am

Watch A Mini-Doc About How To Dress Well’s Color Guard Piece For David Byrne’s Contemporary Color

Back in 2008, the Blessed Sacrement color guard team of Cambridge, MA approached David Byrne about using some of his music in one of their…
Caitlin White | May 12, 2015 - 2:37 pm

Watch David Byrne & Some Color Guard Dancers Preview Their Upcoming Contemporary Color Event

David Byrne had this idea to combine live musicians with color guard, the weird military tradition of dancing with flags and guns. He's calling it…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2015 - 2:00 pm

De La Soul Launches Kickstarter For LP Featuring Damon Albarn, David Byrne, 2 Chainz, Little Dragon

Hip-hop's royal trio De La Soul have announced that their eighth studio album will be funded through a Kickstarter campaign. The group is raising $110,000…
Aaron Lindenberg | March 30, 2015 - 4:02 pm

Watch Sharon Jones, Alexis Krauss, Santigold, Amanda Palmer, & More Cover Talking Heads Songs For David Byrne Tribute Concert

No matter his level of recognition, David Byrne is forever a guy about town. I've brushed past him in the East Village, seen him ride…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 24, 2015 - 2:05 pm
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