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David Byrne and Brian Eno found renewal in Everything That Happens Will Happen Today

David Byrne and Brian Eno found renewal in Everything That Happens Will Happen Today

Inventive yet still unabashedly joyous, ‘Everything That Happens Will Happen Today’ was released by David Byrne and Brian Eno on August 18, 2008.

Talking Heads’ Fear of Music opened up a world of art and sound for me

Talking Heads’ Fear of Music opened up a world of art and sound for me

When the Talking Heads’ ‘Fear of Music,’ released on Aug. 3, 1979, came wiggling out of my speakers, it was obvious I was onto something different.

Arto Lindsay – Encyclopedia of Arto (2014)

If you’re looking for a little ear expansion, Arto Lindsay’s your man.

Unboxing Music: People featuring Mary Halvorson – 3xaWoman (2014)

Unboxing Music: People featuring Mary Halvorson – 3xaWoman (2014)

There wasn’t a moment’s hesitation after reading the name “Halvorson” in the promo email. Mary Halvorson is one of the jazz world’s most consistently interesting guitar players. So what’s this trio record all about?

Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back … And I’ll Scratch Yours (2014)

Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back … And I’ll Scratch Yours (2014)

Peter Gabriel, always one for the theatrical, released a double-album of interpretive music this week in Scratch My Back … And I’ll Scratch Yours, with mixed results.

The Friday Morning Listen: Jherek Bischoff – Composed (2012)

The dreamlike quality of Jherek Bischoff’s music is almost matched by the dreamlike nature of his upbringing. He was raised on a sailboat.

Download: David Byrne and St. Vincent – Brass Tactics EP (2013)

Download: David Byrne and St. Vincent – Brass Tactics EP (2013)

David Byrne and St. Vincent continue their brass-focused, ass-wriggling collaboration with Brass Tactics, an EP with this intriguing new track, two throwaway remixes and a pair of terrific live cuts. Download it free here.

The Friday Morning Listen: Talking Heads – Fear Of Music (1979)

The Friday Morning Listen: Talking Heads – Fear Of Music (1979)

A while back I started to read David Byrne’s book How Music Works. It’s a terrific read, with Byrne talking up everything from the many functions of music in society to his time creating music with the Talking Heads as well as his own solo career.

S. Victor Aaron’s Top Albums for 2012, Part 1 of 4: Non-Jazz

Part 2, Mainstream and Modern Jazz >>> For the sixth straight year, it’s time to look back on the year in music to recollect which albums I really, really liked this year and make a list.

'Everything has to be bigger': David Byrne takes us inside his giant Talking Heads-era gray suit

One of the most iconic images of the 1980s in general, and Talking Heads’ frontman David Byrne specifically, remains the giant gray suit he wore in the concert film Stop Making Sense.

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