Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

 
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Tuesday, Jun 15, 2010
by PopMatters Staff
by David Byrne
TED (June 2010)

“As his career grew, David Byrne went from playing CBGB to Carnegie Hall. He asks: Does the venue make the music? From outdoor drumming to Wagnerian operas to arena rock, he explores how context has pushed musical innovation.”


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