1. Byrne Sharing 'Perspectives' At Carnegie Hall

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT David Byrne has unveiled the lineup for his Perspectives series, which will he curate at New York's Carnegie Hall from Feb. 1-4. David Byrne has unveiled the lineup for his Perspectives series, which will he curate at New York's Carnegie Hall from Feb. 1-4. The former Talking Heads…

  2. Sufjan Thanks Teacher, Byrne Goes Country At NYC Benefit

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Musicians like David Byrne and Sufjan Stevens shared the stage with literary celebs like Sarah Vowell and Jon Stewart last night (Aug. 23) at the first Revenge of the Book Eaters charity event, held a Musicians like David Byrne and Sufjan Stevens shared the stage with literary celebs like…

  3. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Public TV performance series "Sessions At West 54th" debuts John Hiatt as its new host, replacing David Byrne.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stages a free concert in New York's Bryant…

  4. Rockers, Comics, Authors Team For Reading Benefits

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT David Byrne, Sufjan Stevens, Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Aimee Mann and Mark Kozelek are among the artists who will perform as part of the six-date Revenge of the Book Eaters tour, which will r David Byrne, Sufjan Stevens, Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Aimee Mann and…

  5. Timberlake Aiming To Push Boundaries Of Pop

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake wants to push the boundaries of pop music with his new album, "FutureSex/LoveSounds," due Sept. 12 via Jive. "I realize that I have a platform to push the sound of pop music. That's Justin Timberlake wants to push the boundaries of pop music with his new…

  6. This Day in Music

    May 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Recording artist George Michael pleads no contest in Beverly Hills Municipal Court to committing a lewd act in a park restroom. Michael, who does not appear in court for arraignment on t 2005 - Jimmy Martin, one of the greatest vocalists in bluegrass, dies in a…

  7. Byrne, Eno Revisit 'Bush Of Ghosts'

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST David Byrne and Brian Eno's landmark 1981 collaboration "My Life in the Bush of Ghosts" will be reissued March 28 via Nonesuch. The new edition features seven previously unreleased tracks that date fr David Byrne and Brian Eno's landmark 1981 collaboration "My Life in…

  8. Byrne Turns Factory Into Instrument

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When musician David Byrne says he is going to "play a factory" in Stockholm, he is not planning a gig at a trendy new venue, but talking literally. When musician David Byrne says he is going to "play a factory" in Stockholm, he is not planning a gig at a trendy new venue,…

  9. Talking Heads Refurbish Catalog For DualDisc

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Talking Heads have expanded their eight studio albums with previously unreleased content for their release as DualDiscs. The Talking Heads have expanded their eight studio albums with previously unreleased content for their release as DualDiscs. Due Oct. 4 via Rhino, the sets will be…

  10. Punk, Indie Acts Band Together To 'Save CBGB'

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Punk acts young, old and reunited have pledged their support for embattled New York club CBGB, which is fighting to renew a soon-to-expire lease and may be forced to close up shop entirely. Artists su Punk acts young, old and reunited have pledged their support for embattled New York club…

  11. This Day in Music

    July 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Public TV performance series "Sessions At West 54th" debuts John Hiatt as its new host, replacing David Byrne.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Teenage rapper Bow Wow stages a free concert in New York's Bryant…

  12. CBGB Eyeing Last-Ditch Summer Benefit Tour

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT CBGB is hoping to host a 30-date festival of big-name acts this summer in a last-ditch effort to save the legendary punk rock club, founder and owner Hilly Kristal told the handful of journalists and CBGB is hoping to host a 30-date festival of big-name acts this summer in a last-ditch effort…

  13. This Day in Music

    May 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering. 1999 - Controversial Web site MP3.com files with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its initial public offering. 1998 - Frank Sinatra, the…

  14. Hot Product

    April 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from Canadian rock act Hot Hot Heat, "Elevator" (Warner Bros.). The sophomore album from eclectic duo Fischerspooner, "Odyssey" (Capitol), featuring a guest appearance by David Byrne. A new…

  15. Dylan, Dave, Dead Crowd Bonnaroo Live Set

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Live tracks from Bob Dylan, Dave Matthews and the Dead lead the track list for "Bonnaroo 2004," an audio chronicle of the third edition of the Manchester, Tenn.-based music festival. The double-disc s Live tracks from Bob Dylan, Dave Matthews and the Dead lead the track list for …

  16. The Cosmic Game

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Electronic duo Thievery Corporation takes listeners on a celestial trip with "The Cosmic Game." Although some songs reference disturbing subjects ("Warning Shots," "Wires and Watchtowers"), their comp Electronic duo Thievery Corporation takes listeners on a…

  17. Billboard Bits: Belew, Kitaro, Waters

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stories on Adrian Belew, Kitaro and Heather Waters. Adrian Belew has set Jan. 25 as the release date for his latest solo album, "Side One" (Sanctuary). The nine-track set was recorded with Primus leader/bassist Les Claypool and Tool drummer Danny Carey. "'Side One'…

  18. Hitting The Right Note In Pitch For Auto-Tune

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Nov. 8 broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition" featured two of the recording industry's top engineer/producers and one controversial piece of technology. The Nov. 8 broadcast of NPR's "Morning Edition" featured two of the recording industry's top…

  19. Hot Product

    August 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Future Soundtrack for America Headed For The 'Future' Blink-182, R.E.M., the Flaming Lips, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Fountains Of Wayne are among the artists who have donated tracks to the fundraising compilation "Future Soundtrack for America," due this week via Barsuk. The…

  20. Hot Product

    August 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Talking Heads Heads Up! Rhino Records this week will release two retrospectives celebrating the work of influential quartet Talking Heads. The label's revamp of the live package "The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads" marks the first CD issue of a fan-favorite release from…

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