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  1. Review: The Bad Shepherds and Wreckless Eric, Holt FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

    ... songwriters from the late 70s alternative scene - Paul Weller (Jam), Andy Partridge (XTC) and David Byrne (Talking Heads) - still sounded exceptional. But sadly the Sex Pistols' Anarchy and Ian Dury's What a Waste for me seemed pale imitations of ...


  2. West Sixth Brewing event will help pay for renovations to Kentucky Theatre concession areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... the 30th anniversary showing of Stop Making Sense on Aug. 6. Stop Making Sense is a 1984 documentary about the Talking Heads and is considered by many to be one of the best concert documentaries ever made. "We are hoping that this event will also ...


  3. Stop Making SenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Film Comment

    It's been 30 years since the initial release of Jonathan Demme's groundbreaking Talking Heads concert film, in which a black stage, basic white lighting, and long takes allowed viewers to engage with the band without distraction, giving a generous sense of being at the performance itself.


  4. David Byrne Worries About Music's Future, In Illustrated FormRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | OC Weekly

    The former Talking Heads frontman dabbles in nearly every artistic genre: fine art, music, photography, writing , theatre, film, and opera.


  5. 'Stop Making Sense' screening in NYC w/ David Byrne Q&A: win tix ++...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Brooklynvegan

    This year marks the 30th anniversary of Johnathan Demme's classic Talking Heads concert film Stop Making Sense , and the film has been making the rounds at various screenings around the country and was just released on Blu-Ray.


  6. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit Show: Guy Talk, Segment 1Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... Brothers Baby Joe and Donnie Emerson Melissa The Allman Brothers Impossible Germany Wilco Memories Can't Wait Talking Heads Judy Is A Punk The Ramones Glad To See You Go The Ramones Cretin Hop The Ramones Moral Kiosk R.E.M God Only Knows The Beach ...


  7. Musicians: Streaming will sweep us into povertyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | CBS News

    ... Life isn't any better working with the big labels , according to composer and musician David Byrne, of Talking Heads fame. He wrote that the royalty rates are "miniscule" and that the labels "usually siphon off most of this income, and then they ...


  8. Michigan Theater announces Summer Classics After Dark seriesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 |

    A 30th anniversary restoration of Jonathan Demme's classic Talking Heads concert film, "Stop Making Sense," will kick off the Summer Classic After Dark series at the Michigan Theater on Thursday, July 31. A 30th anniversary restoration of Jonathan Demme's classic Talking Heads concert film "Stop Making Sense" will be the inaugural movie in the ... (more)


  9. Stage Buzz - Review: PhishRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Illinois Entertainer

    ... from Gordon and drummer Jon Fishman that fused Sly and the Family Stone-styled soul-rock with the tension of Talking Heads' "Remain in Light." Although the jam-friendly Phish shares an audience with the Grateful Dead, Anastasio's soulful touch and ...


  10. Stop Making SenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The Austin Chronicle

    With this film, Demme and the Talking Heads conceived and delivered one of the very best rock & roll films ever made.


  11. This Day in Music History: July 18thRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | WPLR

    ... the parents of a suicide victim who claimed Osbourne's Suicide Solution led their son to kill himself. 1987: Talking Heads' singer & guitarist David Byrne married actress Adelle Lutz. This was Byrne's first marriage & the couple would divorce in ...


  12. Ought make indie exciting again at Drake UndergroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | BlogTO

    ... with the spoken delivery of songs - it's all there minus the theatrics, landing closer to Television than Talking Heads. However, their chaotic sound is all their own. The lyrics may be driven home by shouting and repetition, like the refrain of ...


  13. Sturgill Simpson played two shows and met David Byrne at Joe's Pub...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Brooklynvegan

    ... at his show. Sturgill said, "I almost pooped myself" (or something to that effect) when he saw the onetime Talking Heads singer backstage. Yet, his songs transcend the generic outlaw country themes, particularly "Just Let Go" in which he croons out ...


  14. Classic Album Sundays: Talking Heads Remain in LightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Eno, Black Uhuru, Kurtis Blow and more followed by the story behind the album. This month we are proud to have Talking Heads expert and vinyl aficionado Mat Zaro spinning records and speaking about the album! Then the lights go down, the volume goes ...


  15. In Culture News: Adam Sekuler Leaving, Female Thor Announced, and You Could Open for Lena DunhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Stranger

    ... 18th. Tickets, including a signed copy of the book, are $28 and available through UBS . Jonathan Demme's Talking Heads Concert Film Stop Making Sense Receives First Digital Release : To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Palm Pictures has released ...


  16. Interview | Lotus Readies Talking Heads Deconstructed For VibesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | JamBase

    On paper at least, one of the most interesting lineup announcements from the upcoming Gathering of the Vibes is Lotus: Talking Heads Deconstructed , which takes place late in the evening of Friday, Aug. 1. A lot of bands cover Talking Heads, but as one of the more nuanced ensembles to emerge from the electronica wing of the jam scene, there's ... (more)


  17. Downtown Boys @Hang FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Connect Savannah

    The only band I know from Rhode Island, in a famous way, was Talking Heads. I'm sure there have been more, but the Heads' idiosyncratic music, framed by David Byrne's quirky, abstract songwriting, was seared into my brain years ago.


  18. Ought played Baby's All Right w/ Semi FemmeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Brooklynvegan

    ... Ought at Baby's All Right (part of their tour with LA's Dub Thompson ). The band get compared to early Talking Heads a lot, and its hard not to do that -- frontman Tim Beeler has a very similar wide-eyed lyrical style and spazzy stage presence as ...


  19. This Weeks New Movies - 7/15/2014 - 7/18/2014Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 |

    ... was the first feature-length documentary effort of filmmaker Jonathan Demme . The director's subject is The Talking Heads, a new-wave/pop-rock group comprised of David Byrne , Chris Franz, Tina Weymouth and Jerry Harrison. The film was made during a ...


  20. in the Spotlight: TelevisionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2014 | The Southtown Star

    Rising from the New York punk scene that made new-wave stars of Talking Heads and Blondie and punk heroes of the Ramones and Patti Smith, Television achieved status as an underground legend on the strength of its first two albums.