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Why Eminem Calls Himself A Savant And Why We Want To Believe Him
"I don't know if I have the attention span to sit and read a sentence," rapper Eminem recently told Rolling Stone , "So I don't read."
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Phoenix New Times
What follows is nothing but an unabashed love note to Jonathan Richman. He first captured my heart when I saw the movie Repo Man -- Jonathan wasn't in Repo Man , but there is a cover of his song "Pablo Picasso" on the soundtrack.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Music, art help heal families torn by Newtown school massacre
When 6-year-old Ana Marquez-Greene was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre almost a year ago, her father, a professional jazz musician, stopped playing his saxophone.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Stop Hatin' on 80s Music
I know, I knowa people's musical loves and hates are profound and personal, but a few comments in musical diaries last week got me all riled up, defending music from that "detested decade."
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Soundgarden: Screaming Life [Reviews]
Released: Nov 26, 2013 Genre: Alternative Rock, Grunge Label: Sub Pop Number Of Tracks: 11 "Screaming Life" does not feel like a classic Soundgarden record, but is a fascinating insight into the formative years of a modern rock legend.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Austin American Statesman
Austin Scoop: Thursday's pick: Jonathan Richman at the Continental Club
Not planning on heading out of town on Thursday? Jonathan Richman is coming to town for Thanksgiving, and he's sticking around after the turkey is gone.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Fear of Music at the Camel
Ah yes, Thanksgiving. The day we commemorate our ancestors' slow but steady extermination of Native Americans.
David Byrne in Corona to Celebrate $800K Grant for Pedestrian Plazas
Corona Plaza and other public spaces around the city got a major cash infusion Tuesday from banking giant J.P. Morgan Chase that will help maintain the greenspace as new features are added in the coming years.
Beatles, Eminem, U2 Set for Philippines Benefit Album
Dozens of musical artists, including the Beatles , Eminem and U2 , have come together to donate songs to a compilation benefiting those affected by Supertyphoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Full Show Friday | Talking Heads For Tina Weymouth's Birthday
Today marks former Talking Heads bassist Tina Weymouth's 63rd birthday and to celebrate we've dedicated this week's Full Show Friday column to the Heads.
The Fairfield Daily Voice
Happy Birthday To Fairfield's Martina Michele 'Tina' Weymouth
Martina Michle "Tina" Weymouth, who has owned a home in Fairfield, turns 63 on Friday.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Classic Album at Midnight Frisday: Speaking in Tongues
At the start of their career, Talking Heads were all nervous energy, detached emotion, and subdued minimalism.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
David Byrne Is Very Afraid Of The NSA
David Byrne has become quite the opinionated blogger lately. He condemned Spotify and the pricy New York economy in a pair of recent essays , and now he's got the National Security Agency in his crosshairs.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
David Byrne Plans Benefit for Philippines Typhoon Victims
Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne will raise money for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines with a benefit concert featuring the cast of Here Lies Love , the concept album and stage musical he wrote with Fatboy Slim.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
From the mind of Byrne
In 1984, the same year that Stop Making Sense was released, another meticulously crafted Talking Heads concert movie made its debut as well.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Peter Gabriel Covers Album Featuring Paul Simon, Lou Reed & David Byrne Gets New Release Date
We won't have to wait too much longer to get our hands on And I'll Scratch Yours , the new album that features covers of Peter Gabriel songs by artists including Paul Simon , Lou Reed and ex- Talking Heads frontman David Byrne .