'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.
Thursday Aug 28
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".
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 .
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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)
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 .
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.
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.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.