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Thursday | SFGate

'The Bone Clocks,' by David Mitchell

Long-listed for the Man Booker Prize even before its British and U.S. publication dates, its eager audience teased with a related short story published via Twitter, David Mitchell's new novel arrives amid high anticipation, and deservedly so.


Related Topix: David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas, Books, Pop/Rock

Thursday Aug 28 | ContactMusic.com

David Byrne Warns Scots About Independence

Former Talking Heads star David Byrne has warned his fellow Scots to be careful what they wish for when it comes to independence from the rest of the U.K. Ahead of next month's referendum, which could lead to a break-away, Byrne, who was born in Dumbarton, fears independence "might be a bit much to handle".


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Pop/Rock

Mon Aug 25, 2014


David Byrne joins Arcade Fire on stage for cover of Suicide's 'Dream Baby Dream'

Arcade Fire were joined by David Byrne for a performance of Suicide's 'Dream Baby Dream' during a live show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York last night .


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Pop/Rock, Canada,

Sun Aug 24, 2014


Watch Marky Ramone Sit in With Arcade Fire in Brooklyn

Arcade Fire have upped the ante on their regional covers project as the Reflektor tour enters its closing days, not only playing their usual songs by notable locals, but also bringing on musicians from the bands to join them.


Related Topix: Marky Ramone, Punk, The Ramones, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Film Comment

Watch: Music Icon David Byrne Looks Back During 'Stop Making Sense' Q&A

Thirty years after its release, Jonathan Demme's groundbreaking Stop Making Sense still rocked the house.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Pop/Rock

Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Tue 8/19: Summer Music Film Festival, 'Phantoms...

Tonight is the final evening of the Summer Music Film Festival, a celebration of movies that celebrate music.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Purple Rain, Music!, Drama Movies, Prince, Pop-Funk, Black Entertainment, Photography, Arts, Chicago, IL

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Lotus Talking Heads Deconstructed Coming To Red Rocks

One of our favorite sets from this summer's Gathering Of The Vibes was the Lotus Talking Heads Deconstructed performance that featured vocalist Gabriel Otto and special guests Jason Hann of EOTO/SCI, Tom Hamilton, Clay Parnell and Adam Flicker.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Morrison, CO

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WBEZ-FM Chicago

Get set for the Summer Music Film Festival

If you, like me, prefer your rock 'n' roll at night in cool, dark places free of the broiling sun, drenching rain, and oppressive obnoxiousness of the festival scene, you'll be glad to hear that Sound Opinions has once again partnered with the venerable Music Box Theatre on Southport to present the fourth annual Summer Music Film Festival, starting ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Music!, Black Entertainment, Prince, Pop-Funk

Mon Aug 11, 2014


Chris Frantz Pays Tribute To Late Ramones Star

Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz has written a tribute piece to his late friend Thomas Erdelyi following The Ramones star's death last month .


Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones, Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 08, 2014


Chicago festivals abound in August

Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot help kick off the 4th annual Summer Music Film Festival with a screening of Jonathan Demme's 1984 concert film Stop Making Sense featuring the Talking Heads.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Pop/Rock, Arts, Ballet, Dance, Theater


Akron's new Nightlight Cinema makes moviegoing an...

Coming attractions are attracting fewer people every year. Movie ticket sales have been declining for more than a decade, with more fans waiting to catch flicks on the small screen.


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Akron, OH, Theater, Pop/Rock, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Talking Heads' classic concert movie makes sense on Kentucky series

'Stop Making Sense' plays twice Wednesday as part of the Kentucky Theatre’s Summer Classics series.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, University of Kentucky

The Washington Post

Bob Marley didna t shoot the sheriff, a court has ruled. Here are six...

The New Jersey Supreme Court's Monday ruling that rap lyrics written by a murder trial defendant couldn't be used as evidence against him included quite the nugget of reasoning.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, US News, US Politics

Mon Aug 04, 2014


Chris Frantz on Tommy Ramone: Remembering the Ramones' Backbeat

Thomas Erdelyi, better known as Tommy Ramone, who died of cancer at 65 on July 11th, was the Ramones' manager, co-producer and original drummer.


Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

The Village Voice

David Byrne Worries About Music's Future, In Illustrated Form

David Byrne has always been about big ideals , something he's proven time and again in both his time with Talking Heads and in his own solo work.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Fri Aug 01, 2014


Talking Heads on 'Stop Making Sense': 'We Didn't Want Any Bulls--t'

"We didn't want any of the bullshit," former Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz says about Stop Making Sense , the band's influential 1984 concert film.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts, Swing Shift, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, The Silence of the Lambs, Melvin and Howard, David Byrne, Music, Entertainment