Tagged: Talking Heads


Staff Selects Playlist: Brian Eno’s Big Ship

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED September 27, 2012 1:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Stream: Cymbals, “No Bad Decisions”

Cymbals’ “No Bad Decisions,” like many of their songs and finely exemplary of their whole emotional deal, combines the stiff weirdness of Talking Heads with the melodic precision of a Vampire Weekend riff. The song’s … read more »

POSTED February 16, 2012 1:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Ma, You Be Killin’ Em: Linda Bravo

We have so much to thank our mothers for. In addition to birthing us, feeding us, and bathing us, they’ve also been our most influential style icons. As a small token of our affection, we’re … read more »

POSTED May 4, 2011 7:00PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , , ,

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: , , , , ,

Ghetto Palms 111: Ghetto Bassquake / Hackney Empire / New Label / Exclusive Interview!

I’m not saying things didn’t happen in the last week or two. Oh, they happened. But I am going to forgo my usual “things happened” update to concentrate on the ripples of one particular stone … read more »

POSTED August 25, 2010 3:15PM IN GHETTO PALMS TAGS: , , , , , ,

See Kyp Malone Cover Talking Heads' "This Must Be The Place"

Malone basically starts off this cover by apologizing to the crowd and worrying he’s going to “shit on” everyone’s favorite Talking Heads song. Endearing, but unnecessary. Five minutes ago we were grumpy. Now we want … read more »

POSTED May 21, 2010 2:03PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) 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 »

POSTED February 25, 2010 2:32PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Live: David Byrne Brings Future Funk to Vermont

With outfits matching his shock of white hair, David Byrne—our current Icon Issue honoree—brought the same oddball dance and music troupe we saw a couple months ago at Radio City to a remote hillside in … read more »

POSTED June 4, 2009 4:10PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

Careening Through The Mountains: An Interview With Local Natives

Southern California’s Local Natives make it hard to draw comparisons. Their harmonic style is indicative of the influence of hazy beach bums of 60s SoCal and Zombified Brit pop, while their percussion philosophy derives from somewhere more natural: a unifying connection between the five-piece developed over hours spent living together in their own guerilla hideaway in Silverlake, Calif. read more »

POSTED May 7, 2009 2:50PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,