Articles tagged talking heads

The 18 Ways of Beginning and Ending an Album

Whether by chance or by careful planning, there is an observable pattern to intros and outros in albums. PopMatters breaks down 18 of them.

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This Must Be the Band: 30 September 2011 - Chicago

Chicago's premiere Talking Heads tribute act This Must Be the Band tore up the Vic Theatre Friday September 30 with a live reenactment of Stop Making Sense.

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Common Prayer Covers Talking Heads’ “Love -> A Building on Fire”

New York-based Common Prayer released their cover of Talking Heads’ “Love -> A Building on Fire” this week. The song is the band’s first

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Counterbalance No. 35: Talking Heads’ ‘Remain in Light’

Facts all come with points of view, like the fact that Talking Heads’ 1980 Afro-funk opus is the 35th Greatest Album of All Time. Counterbalance gives Remain in Light a listen—don’t you miss it. (Some of you people just about missed it.)

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What a Sane Man Will Do in a Mad World: Talking Heads and ‘Fear of Music’

In 1979 David Byrne, Brian Eno, and Talking Heads obsessed with grace on the claustrophobic pop indulgences of Fear of Music.

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Nouvelle Vague: 29.January.2010 - Chicago

Words and Pictures by Rory O'Connor

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Like Tiny Bacteria Running Around: An Interview with the Dirty Projectors

The Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth discusses Bitte Orca, his recent collaborations with Björk and David Byrne and the art of discharging firearms in Canadian shopping malls.

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Rebels Wit Attitude: Talking Heads

In this excerpt from PopMatters' new book Rebels Wit Attitude, Ellis looks at the Talking Heads' art school intellectualism, pop melodies, funk rhythms, and the abstract humor that made them outsiders.

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NEW YORK - “OK, how about ‘Living on a Prayer’?” the young man asked his friend as they sat down at the beat-up organ to

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Talking Heads: 77 / More Songs About Buildings and Food / Fear of Music / Remain in Light [DualDisc

Following last year's career-spanning Brick box set, the first four studio albums from the seminal art-pop band are reissued as individual DualDiscs.

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	Talking Heads: Talking Heads: 77 / More Songs About Buildings and Food / Fear of Music / Remain in

Following last year's career-spanning Brick box set, the first four studio albums from the seminal art-pop band are reissued as individual DualDiscs.

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2 Dec 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Talking Heads: Remain in Light

By now, most people know that nerds are cool. I recently realized that my nerdiest relative, the uncle who went to MIT, gave me my

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