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“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

David Byrne Pairs Teenage Color Guard Teams With St. Vincent, Dev Hynes, & Others In New Project

My former roommate was a renaissance man of sorts, the kind of guy who blew through pastimes with maximum enthusiasm and minimal commitment -- rock…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2015 - 1:01 pm

Perry Farrell, The Roots, Beth Orton To Play NYC Talking Heads Tribute Concert

On March 23rd, an assortment of musicians will gather at Carnegie Hall to celebrate the work of David Byrne and the Talking Heads. The initial…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 16, 2014 - 12:59 pm

David Byrne’s Luaka Bop Holding 25th Anniversary Events In NYC Elevator Museum, Old-School Italian Restaurant, Karaoke Bar

David Byrne's Luaka Bop label is turning 25 sometime soon (the label admits they don't know exactly when it began -- "some time in the…
James Rettig | September 30, 2014 - 10:15 pm

Watch St. Vincent Attempt To Identify Songs By Her Biggest Influences In A Cruel Listening Test

Annie Clark has always been open to talking about her musical influences, from Miles Davis to Steely Dan. She even got to collaborate and release…
James Rettig | August 27, 2014 - 10:41 am

Watch Arcade Fire Cover Suicide’s “Dream Baby Dream” With David Byrne In Brooklyn

To cap off their three-night stint in Brooklyn, Arcade Fire brought out a Grandpa Munster-looking David Byrne for a cover of Suicide's "Dream Baby Dream."
James Rettig | August 25, 2014 - 1:36 am

Brian Eno Blasts America For Supporting “Ethnic Cleansing” Of Palestine

As the tragic violence in Gaza has been heating up again, so has debate about the conflict between Israel and Hamas. Rock and pop stars…
Chris DeVille | July 30, 2014 - 4:47 pm

Anna Calvi & David Byrne – “I’m The Man, That Will Find You” (Connan Mockasin Cover)

Strange Weather, the new EP from the powerful British singer Anna Calvi, collects a bunch of covers, and some of those covers, including her take…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2014 - 3:52 pm

Watch Ezra Koenig, Boy George, David Byrne, Rufus Wainwright, & Josh Groban Sing Grease’s “Summer Nights”

What do Ezra Koenig, Boy George, David Byrne, Rufus Wainwright, and Josh Groban have in common? They were all part of a massive group rendition…
Chris DeVille | June 16, 2014 - 1:50 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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