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Topic: David Byrne
I suppose it was inevitable: Lady Gaga just finished recording her lines for an appearance she’ll be making on The Simpsons. Though apparently it was a little nerve-wracking for her– singing does not equal voiceovers, apparently– she seems pretty psyched about it; she told EW, “My dad’s probably going to do 80 backflips when the episode comes out.” Which, by the way, will be the spring of 2012 with the episode “Lisa Goes Gaga.” But as you may well know, The Simpsons has a long and storied history of rendering not just actors and comedians, but also musicians in animated form. Though tuest-his is by no means a comprehensive list, here’s a guide to some of the more entertaining choices of musicians who have guest-starred on The Simpsons. More
Talking Heads founder David Byrne is perpetually up to something cool. If he’s not singing backing vocals on Arcade Fire records or writing his New York Times column about cycling (seriously), he’s creating wry and topical art. His latest offering is this series of fake iPhone apps which will be seen in a group show called “Social Media” alongside works by artists including Miranda July and Christopher Baker.
Ava Luna is an awesome band out of a Brooklyn that is poised to make a big impact. They have just released an EP called Services on CDR with Cooling Pie and digitally with with B-more label Environmental Aesthetics. Image: … More
There’s a few shows on sale midweek. Stay tuned for Friday’s on-sale announcements, which includes another Hot Chip show at a much smaller venue. These shows are on sale now: Stories In High Fidelity: An evening of storytelling with David … More
Usually Monday is that blah day that you hate. But for some reason tonight (Monday June 8) is packed with awesome music-related activities. So cheer up and gear up to go out tonight! Here are your awesome choices: Celebrate Brooklyn‘s … More
Last year, Red Hot, which donates money to AIDS research, came out with their 20th compilation album, the amazing Dark Was the Night, featuring such great artists as David Byrne, Sharon Jones, Yeasayer, Bon Iver, and many others. If you … More
Here is the awesome schedule for Celebrate Brooklyn at the Prospect Park Bandshell. I for one am psyched for Dean & Britta with the Crystal Stilts, the Purple Rain sing-along with Escort, Femi Kuti, and Los Amigos Invisibles. Here’s the … More
Image: Devorah Klein M. Ward at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, 2008 The schedule for some of the FREE summer concerts are starting to roll in, and so far so good. Here’s what I know so far (please note that … More
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Image: Newscom David Byrne at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium on December 8, 2008 That’s right, David Byrne for free. The Talking Heads lead singer and music legend will play Celebrate Brooklyn‘s Opening Night Gala on June 8 at the Prospect Park … More
Image: Amazon Dark Was the Night, the awesome compilation put out by Red Hot (charity for AIDS) featuring the likes of David Byrne, Feist, Grizzly Bear, The National, Sharon Jones, and many more, is putting on a show at Radio … More
The following shows are on sale now: David Lynch Foundation Benefit with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Ben Harper, Jim James (My Morning Jacket), Bettye LaVette, Sheryl Crow, Eddie Vedder, Donovan, and Moby at Radio City Music Hall on April 4 … More
Image: Amazon If you haven’t heard of it yet, get ready to be really excited. Dark Was The Night is a compilation being put out to benefit the Red Hot Organization–an international charity dedicated to raising money and awareness for … More
Image: Newscom Well, it has finally happened. Phish are reuniting. After playing three dates in Virginia in March, the band will be going on tour this summer and will kick it off with two dates at Jones Beach (June 4 … More