DAVID BYRNE


BIO: Talking Heads was an American New Wave and avant-garde band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991. The band comprised David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth and Jerry Harrison.

Latest Articles


VIDEO: Rufus Wainwright Performs Socially Distanced Concert in LA's Paramour Mansion Photo VIDEO: Rufus Wainwright Performs Socially Distanced Concert in LA's Paramour Mansion
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2020

Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright recently performed “Unfollow the Rules: The Paramour Session,” a concert performed acoustically with a socially distanced string section, piano and guitar to accompany him....
Everything Everything Announce New Album RE-ANIMATOR & Release New Single 'Arch Enemy Photo Everything Everything Announce New Album RE-ANIMATOR & Release New Single 'Arch Enemy'
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

Everything Everything opened a new chapter in their career with the release of their recent single 'In Birdsong.' Premiered by Annie Mac at Radio 1 and launched with a striking self-animated visual, 'In Birdsong' hit key streaming playlists, while also landing praise from NME, Pitchfork, Under The R...
BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020) Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020)
by Peter Nason - April 16, 2020

The Beatles! Rihanna! Michael Jackson! Johnny Cash! Kanye West! The Rolling Stones! Aretha Franklin! Bob Dylan! Miles Davis! Nirvana! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest albums from the rock and rap era (1950-2020); see if your favorites made the grade!...
Rufus Wainwright Unveils 'Unfollow The Rules' Photo Rufus Wainwright Unveils 'Unfollow The Rules'
by TV News Desk - February 27, 2020

Singer-songwriter supreme Rufus Wainwright has announced the release of his long-awaited new album. UNFOLLOW THE RULES arrives via BMG on Friday, April 24; pre-orders are available now....
Os Mutantes Return with New Album ZZYZX Photo Os Mutantes Return with New Album ZZYZX
by TV News Desk - February 18, 2020

With the same inventiveness and energy that they've had for 50 years, legendary Brazilian band Os Mutantes remains creative and sharp on their new album ZZYZX (out now via Jardim Elétrico). ...
Line-Up Announced for 2020 KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl Photo Line-Up Announced for 2020 KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl
by TV News Desk - February 18, 2020

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association announced the line-up for the 2020 KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl. The successful collaboration between KCRW and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, now in its 21st year, launches Sunday, June 28, at 7PM....
Onyx Collective Releases New Single 'My Funny Valentine' Photo Onyx Collective Releases New Single 'My Funny Valentine'
by TV News Desk - February 14, 2020

On Friday, elusive New York City jazz group Onyx Collective returns with the release of their new single. 'My Funny Valentine' features Nick Hakim and is a reimagining of the song originally written for Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's 1937 musical Babes in Arms. On Onyx Collective's stripped-down ...
Jon Hassell Announces Reissue of Classic Debut Album, VERNAL EQUINOX Photo Jon Hassell Announces Reissue of Classic Debut Album, VERNAL EQUINOX
by TV News Desk - February 05, 2020

Ambient music pioneer Jon Hassell's debut album Vernal Equinox is being reissued on March 20. It's been fully remastered from the original tapes and is being made available on vinyl for the first time in 42 years, and CD for the first time in 30 years. The re-issue features sleeve notes by Hassell a...
Possessed By Paul James Drops New Song 'When It Breaks' Photo Possessed By Paul James Drops New Song 'When It Breaks'
by TV News Desk - January 15, 2020

Today, Possessed By Paul James released a new song, 'When It Breaks.' Premiering the track Tuesday, The Bluegrass Situation spoke with Konrad Wert about life on the road, family, and his work as an artist and education activist, and teacher, who reflected on the themes of the song: 'When the world c...
Antibalas Releases Single 'Amenawon' Today Photo Antibalas Releases Single 'Amenawon' Today
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2020

With a globetrotting 20-year career renowned for being a voice for the people across four decades of political and societal upheaval from the late '90s to today, Antibalas celebrates its 20th Anniversary with a stark return to their Williamsburg roots on its latest Daptone Records studio album, Fu C...
Celebrities Record 'Christmas Magic' Benefiting COMEDY GIVES BACK Photo Celebrities Record 'Christmas Magic' Benefiting COMEDY GIVES BACK
by TV News Desk - December 17, 2019

“Let's join hands and stand in a circle” isn't just the chorus of this year's holiday song from writers Avery Pearson & Jordan Baum, benefittng the non-profit Comedy Gives Back, but the foundation for a new initiative being activated by the organization. Comedy Gives Back: Taking Care of Our Own ben...
Rufus Wainwright to Release Limited Edition EP on Record Store Day Photo Rufus Wainwright to Release Limited Edition EP on Record Store Day
by TV News Desk - November 27, 2019

Rufus Wainwright is set to release an A/B side 7' EP, Come A Little Bit Closer, on November 29, Record Store Day Black Friday. The limited edition EP arrives ahead of Wainwright's forthcoming 2020 album via BMG, and consists of two live performances of Neil Young's 'Harvest Moon' and Arcade Fire's '...
Antibalas to Release New Album FU CHRONICLES Photo Antibalas to Release New Album FU CHRONICLES
by TV News Desk - November 20, 2019

With a globetrotting 20-year career renowned for being a voice for the people across four decades of political and societal upheaval from the late '90s to today, Antibalas celebrates its 20th Anniversary with a stark return to their Williamsburg roots on its latest Daptone Records studio album, Fu C...
Yoyo Ibarra, One Of Cuba's Top Recording Artists, To Unveil Grapevine Audio Service Photo Yoyo Ibarra, One Of Cuba's Top Recording Artists, To Unveil Grapevine Audio Service
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2019

A rising star of the Cuban music scene, YoYo Ibarra is set to take the stage this evening in New York City to unveil the Grapevine Audio Service. The event will take place at The Mezzanine, from 7-10pm, with Ibarra taking the stage at 7:15....
Consequence of Sound Partners with StubHub to Launch Live Event Space for Artists and Photo Consequence of Sound Partners with StubHub to Launch Live Event Space for Artists and Fans
by TV News Desk - October 29, 2019

Consequence of Sound has announced its partnership with StubHub. With a goal to create a space for both artists and fans to connect and discover, this partnership will further both organizations commitments to live music, and build resources for live music fans to stay informed, find deals and get c...
Crystal Beth Unleashes Her Debut Album PUSH THRU Photo Crystal Beth Unleashes Her Debut Album PUSH THRU
by TV News Desk - October 02, 2019

Crystal Beth unleashes her first full-length studio record, PUSH THRU, a solo incarnation using wailing vocals, amplified clarinet, beat-boxing and electronics to weave a sonic universe all her own. The album will be released on Trey Gunn's 7D Media on October 18, 2019. Beth has been described as “w...