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Angélique Kidjo on what an old Talking Heads album still has to say

1785 days ago
L.A. Times - Pop & HissWhen Angélique Kidjo moved to France from her native Benin in 1983, she developed an addiction and allowed it to run wild. Now one of the most well-known singers in African pop, Kidjo at the time had just fled a country in which the communist regi... more info

David Byrne has shared a a Pop Musica playlist featuring Rihanna,...

1786 days ago
TopixByrne also include Selena Gomez 's recent track 'Bad Liar' which sampled the Talking Heads track 1977 single 'Psycho Killer.' In an accompanying post to the playlist, Byrne explained his picks. more info

David Byrne has shared a ‘Pop Music’ playlist featuring Rihanna, Grimes, Justin Bieber and more

1786 days ago
NME Selena Gomez's 'Bad Liar' also appears The musician said he admired the craft of these songs David Byrne has shared a new playlist titled ‘David Byrne Presents: Pop Music’. Buy Talking Heads merch here Uploading the …Continue reading » ... more info

Memoir From Talking Heads Drummer Chris Frantz Due In 2020

1795 days ago
JamBase Rock & Roll Hall Of Famer Chris Frantz will release a memoir entitled 'Remain In Love' about his time in Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club in the spring of 2020. The post Memoir From Talking Heads Drummer Chris Frantz Due In 2020 appeared first on JamB... more info

Brian Eno – “Kazakhstan”

1800 days ago
StereogumBack in March, all-around legend Brian Eno announced a new box set called Music For Installations. Though there are all kinds of defining moments in Eno's career -- early days in Roxy Music, producing Bowie and Talking Heads and U2, pioneering ambien... more info

How to Build a Music Scene, According to David Byrne

1801 days ago
TopixDavid Byrne brings his American Utopia tour to Mesa on April 19, more than four decades after co-founding the Talking Heads. He's promoting a solo album by the same name, featuring his characteristic blend of nearly nonsensical lyrics with abrupt... more info

David Byrne -- Good Genes or Good Docs?

1804 days ago
TMZDavid Byrne's good looks are burning down the house! Here's a 27-year-old version of Talking Heads singer performing back in 1980 (left) and 38 years later ... the now 65-year-old solo singer who took the stage at Coachella last night (right).… ... more info

Angelique Kidjo reimagines Talking Heads 'Remain in Light' ft. Ezra Koenig, Blood Orange, more

1828 days ago
Brooklyn VeganCheck out her take on "Born Under Punches" that spins the original on its head, complete with a heavily synthetic groove and additional backing vocals. Continue reading… more info

Angélique Kidjo Shares First Track From Her Talking Heads Covers Album Feat. Ezra Koenig, Blood Orange, & More

1828 days ago
StereogumAngélique Kidjo covered Talking Heads' 1980 album Remain In Light in full. She tapped Ezra Koenig, Blood Orange, Fela Kuti drummer Tony Allen, bassist Pino Palladino, and more to work on the LP. It's due out this summer, and in an interview with Ro... more info

Angelique Kidjo Talks Reinventing Talking Heads' 'Remain in Light' on New LP

1828 days ago
Rolling StoneAngelique Kidjo first heard Talking Heads shortly after she fled the communist regime in her native Benin for Paris in 1983. Listening to Western popular music was like an act of treason in her home country, she says, so she remembers feeling like a... more info

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