Tagged: David Byrne

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Anna Calvi and David Byrne Cover Connan Mockasin’s Creepiest Song

FADER PREMIERE Next week, British singer/songwriter Anna Calvi will release a five-track EP, Strange Weather, that includes covers of songs by the likes of FKA Twigs, David Bowie, Suicide, Keren Ann and two duets with … read more »

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Tired, Poor, Huddled: New York City Is Better Than David Byrne Thinks

I was born on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in the summer of 1982. My mom was a 30-year-old nurse at Sloan Kettering, and my dad was a 35-year-old lawyer at ABC. They did … read more »

POSTED October 9, 2013 2:21PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (6) TAGS: , , ,

Our Favorite Looks from the Met Ball

Every May, Anna Wintour rounds up the biggest celebrities in the world for the annual Met Ball, a gala in honor of New York’s Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute. It’s like the Oscars for fashion, and … read more »

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TGIF: Talking Heads Nerd Fest Mix

It’s definitely a happy Friday over at Substantial’s office. We salute their camaraderie and dedication to nerding out over a band that’s invariably touched all of our hearts at one point or another (likely in … read more »

POSTED April 29, 2011 2:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

FEATURE: David Byrne, The Artist on an Adventure He Knows Will Last Forever

David Byrne is a catalyst and a conduit for nearly two generations of musicians, artists and culture mongers—including those collected over the following pages. Here, we asked celebrated journalist and downtown mainstay Vivien Goldman, who … read more »

POSTED April 29, 2011 2:15PM IN FEATURES, MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , ,

Extreme FADER Photographer Jason Nocito Has a Photo Show

Jason Nocito who has shot for FADER the likes of Lil Wayne, Lil B, Odd Future, Girls, Bon Iver, David Byrne amongst a lot of others, also takes personal photos of sad mattresses and dark … read more »

POSTED January 13, 2011 2:30PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS TAGS: , , , , , ,

Video: David Byrne & Fatboy Slim f. Santigold "Please Don't"

Referencing Barack Obama in music is so 2009. That’s why we’re excited for David Byrne and Fatboy Slim’s part-concept, part-tribute album to the first lady of the Phillippines, Imelda Marcos. The album which drops April … read more »

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Video: David Byrne’s “Ride, Rise, Roar” Documentary Trailer

One of the best memories of putting together last year’s David Byrne icon issue was our after hours editorial staff screening of Stop Making Sense. We put it on the big screen in the conference … read more »

POSTED February 25, 2010 5:14PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS TAGS: ,

FEATURE: David Byrne Interview

Entering David Byrne’s Manhattan studio is a bit like walking into the office of the world’s coolest anthropology professor. The SoHo loftspace is littered with all manner of cultural ephemera. There is a wall of … read more »

POSTED February 25, 2010 5:00PM IN FEATURES TAGS: , , ,

Listen Up: Cyndi Lauper and Tori Amos Pair Up For David Byrne

David Byrne: “big suit” wearer, architectural instrumenteur… Filipino royalty enthusiast? If it means more Cyndi Lauper/Tori Amos duets, we’re in. The Talking Heads frontman, along with DJ Fatboy Slim, presents Here Lies Love—out April 6—a collaboration fittingly rife … read more »

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