Tag Archives: David Byrne

A Party

Last night, I got to see Mick Jones play guitar close enough I could have reached out and touched him. That’s something I never thought I’d see – at any distance. It has been fifteen years since Big Audio Dynamite’s last album, and over twenty since the band’s original lineup last played. When they appeared […]

Here Lies Love

It’s April 5th and my copy of the David Byrne/Fatboy Slim album Here Lies Love showed up today. The release date is tomorrow. Awesome. I love it when that happens. But where is my download? The Deluxe Package was supposed to come with a download link “on or before” the release data. OK, I guess […]

Zero Day

MC Frontalot’s new album, Zero Day, isn’t out until April 6th but you can download it today. Legally. And if you’re into Nerdcore hip hop music, you’ll want to. MC Frontalot has a different approach to selling his music than other online musicians. He sells CDs. He charges $14 for them, which per my stated […]

Did David Byrne Learn The Wrong Lesson?

David Byrne has a new album, Here Lies Love, a kind of rock opera paean to ousted Philipines first lady Imelda Marcos. It’s a collaboration with Fatboy Slim. Byrne’s last effort, the Brian Eno collaboration Everything That Happens Will Happen Today, was as a multi-tier release, available as a digital download, physical CD, or a […]

Where Are My Smart Agents?

So say you want to buy music online. Why not? It’s convenient and well… convenient. Particularly if you already know what you want. Nothing beats a properly organized, well-stocked record store for finding new music. If you walk in and find music you like, then look at the albums nearby and have a high chance […]