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  1. David Byrne on His Outsider Art CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... most devoted: musician David Byrne. With the Outsider Art Fair kicking off in New York this week, the former Talking Heads frontman answered by email five questions about his trove of works: I bought some [Henry] Dargers, [Joseph] Yoakums and ...

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  2. The Ramones Albums From Worst To BestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Stereogum

    ... in as many minutes? Some believed they were seeing something closer to comedy than music; others, like the Talking Heads' Chris Frantz, fervently believed the Ramones were art-rockers, like La Monte Young blasting the Nuggets box with only a bag of ...

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  3. David Byrne to debut new music production in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | BlogTO

    If you've been green with envy over New York's upcoming Bjork dates , here's a pick me up: Talking Heads-er and all-around new wave legend David Byrne has put aside writing feisty internet diatribes to debut his newest endeavor Contemporary Color here in Toronto. The "mind-blowing meld of original music and routine" will incorporate the overlooked art of flag twirling with Byrne's music and performances by the likes of St. Vincent , tUnE-yArDs, How to Dress Well, Kelis, Nelly Furtardo, and more.

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  4. David Byrne, '80s popstar, to debut Contemporary Color at Toronto's Luminato FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBC News

    Musician David Byrne will bring the world premiere of his Contemporary Color event, inspired by high school colour guard competitions, to Toronto's Luminato Festival on June 22 and 23, 2015 Boasting appearances from stars including Nelly Furtado, Kelis and St. Vincent, Byrne's Contemporary Color will have its world premiere at the Air Canada Centre on June 22 and 23. In addition to the former Talking Heads frontman himself, Tune-Yards' Merrill Garbus, Dev Hynes and How to Dress Well are among the artists who will participate. A form of competition found in schools around North America, colour guard finds teams of 20 to 40 people performing acrobatic routines to music with props including flags, rifles and sabres.

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  5. David Byrne 'Contemporary Color'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | AdLand the commercial archive

    ... rightfully so. This really isn't the head-scratcher it appears to be. If you've ever seen Byrne live or see Talking Heads' Stop Making Sense than this should come as zero surprise. Byrne worked with one of America's best choreographers to create ...

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  6. Here Lies Love's David Byrne to Showcase Color Guard Teams in Contemporary ColorRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... is modeled on their World Championship event. David Byrne is an esteemed musician, founding member of the Talking Heads, creator of the highly regarded record label Luaka Bop, and a writer, photographer, and filmmaker. More recent works include Love ...

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  7. David Byrne Enlists St. Vincent, Kelis, Nelly Furtado for Colorguard ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | RollingStone

    ... on high school football teams in the fall. After brainstorming the idea of Contemporary Color, the former Talking Heads frontman approached the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Luminato Festival with his idea. "Ten colorguard teams paired with 10 ...

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  8. Quick Hits: The Grammys, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell, Linkin Park, Interpol, David ByrneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | FMQB

    ... Bischoff have been added to the all-star line-up of musicians set to perform the music of David Byrne and Talking Heads at the 11th annual tribute concert at Carnegie Hall, taking place March 23. Artists already announced for the charity event ...

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  9. David Byrne to debut colour guard event at Luminato FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Brandon Sun

    Boasting appearances from stars including Nelly Furtado, Kelis and St. Vincent, Byrne's "Contemporary Color" will have its world premiere at the Air Canada Centre on June 22 and 23. In addition to the former Talking Heads frontman himself, Tune-Yards' Merrill Garbus, Dev Hynes and How to Dress Well are among the artists who will participate. A form of competition found in schools around North America, colour guard finds teams of 20 to 40 people performing acrobatic routines to music with props including flags, rifles and sabres.

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  10. David Byrne debuting colour guard spectacle at Toronto's Luminato FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | GlobalNews

    ... St. Vincent, How to Dress Well, DevontA Hynes, Nico Muhly + Ira Glass and tUnE-yArDs. Byrne, formerly of Talking Heads, saw video of Winter Guard International's World Championship in 2008 and was "stunned" by what he saw. "Being a musician, I ...

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  11. Art, music and sport collide as colour guard comes to this year's LuminatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Globe and Mail

    ... choreographed moves with flags, mock rifles and mock sabres. Byrne, best known for his work with the band Talking Heads, was asked by a high-school colour guard for permission to use one of his pieces in 2008. After seeing what they did with it at a ...

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  12. Instant Empire is Previewing a New Album Recorded With Jon Low and John VandersliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Denver Westword

    ... interpretation of a song. "There might be some David Byrne involved," says bassist Aaron Stone. Is it some Talking Heads, My Life in the Bush of Ghosts , Byrne solo or St. Vincent or something even more obscure? You'll have to go and find out, but ...

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  13. Album review: Belle and Sebastian, Girls in Peacetime Want to DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... ( The Everlasting Muse about songwriting with Tijuana horns and knees-up middle section), flirtations with Talking Heads-like bubbling groves ( Perfect Couples ) and classic 50s/60s pop (the initially breezy The Book of You which closes with a ...

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  14. Antibalas Tapped As House Band For Talking Heads TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | JamBase

    For the past few months we've been telling you all about the tribute to the music of David Byrne and Talking Heads that impresario Michael Dorf will host at Carnegie Hall in NYC on March 23. We're still awaiting a full list of the 20 acts expected to interpret Byrne and the Heads' music, but there have been a few changes of note. In looking at the event page , we noticed Brooklyn's own Antibalas have been tapped as the house band for the concert.

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  15. Talking Heads' Music to Be Celebrated With Benefit ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WIGM-AM Medford

    The music of David Byrne and Talking Heads will be celebrated in March. A special benefit concert at New York's Carnegie Hall is set for March 23. The event is the 11th annual tribute concert held at Carnegie Hall, with 100 percent of the net proceeds given to music education organizations that

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  16. 10 Artists We'd Love To See Lead The 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert' BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | CBS Local

    ... meaning his pull spans generations - and he's a damn good musician and bandleader, for that matter. The former Talking Heads frontman also lives in New York, so he could even bike to work, something we know he'll be excited about . Sure, he can ...

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  17. What We're Listening To: Currently Spinning on the Cream's Turntables and PlaylistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Nashville Scene

    ... We're Watching," as over the past couple of days I've been viewing a lot of live footage. Last night I watched Talking Heads' Stop Making Sense for the very first time; the entire thing is online right here . Directed by Jonathan Demme - who, you ...

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  18. MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Watch David Lee Roth join Foo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... t week- January 19th, and is the follow-up to 2010's "Write About Love." & Watch some rare footage from a 1980 Talking Heads concert which took place at the Capitol Theatre in Passiac, NJ during the "Remain in Light" tour.

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  19. Watch an Unearthed Talking Heads Concert From 1980Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | RollingStone

    Rare concert footage of Talking Heads performing during their legendary Remain in Light trek has been unearthed after 35 years. Filmed four years before the band's concert film Stop Making Sense , this 80-minute performance was taped in stark black-and-white at Passiac, New Jersey's Capitol Theatre on November 4, 1980.

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  20. Rare footage from Talking Heads 1980 concert...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | NME

    Live footage of Talking Heads dating back to 1980 has appeared online. The clip, embedded below, shows David Byrne and co performing at the Capitol Theatre in Passiac, New Jersey during their 'Remain in Light' tour.

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