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David Byrne opens theatrical neuroscience exhibit

San Fransisco - The official title of the new event is “The Institute Presents: Neurosociety” and it premises and immersive experience of the senses. The event has been developed with former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne.

Review: Planet of the Apes brought to life with live orchestra Special

London - As part of London's Meltdown Festival a restored version of the first Planet of the Apes films was shown accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra.

David Byrne to curate London's Meltdown Festival

London - Former Talking Heads front man David Byrne is to curate London's leading alternative arts and music festival this summer.

Concert held for musician performance rights (video update)

As part of a campaign for performance rights on U.S. public radio, a number of artists played a concert at Le Poisson Rouge on Feb. 25th to rally support for this issue.

Musicians rally together for performance royalties

In the U.S., performers of songs are not paid when their songs are broadcast on public and commercial radio. A group of musicians have got together to campaign for what they regard as fair compensation.

'Lost' Talking Heads track found

New York - A long-lost instrumental by the seminal New York band Talking Heads, from a pre-'77' CBGB gig, has emerged and is available on YouTube.

David Byrne lambasts music streaming

Former Talking Head David Byrne has attacked streaming music services for knocking back creativity and for paying a "pittance" to artists.

Book review: How Music Works Special

'How Music Works' is a new book by the musician David Byrne. It is part autobiographical and part an exposition into the world of music making and the subsequent affect on the listener. The e-book version is enhanced with musical excerpts.

David Byrne and St. Vincent release collaborative album

Former Talking Head David Byrne and Annie Clark release a collaborative album this week, called 'Love This Giant'. The album features a large number of brass instruments.

David Byrne champions bike hire scheme for New York

New York - "The future is visible", says former Tailing Head David Byrne, as he backs a new scheme to make rental bikes available in New York City.

What does London sound like? Well, David Byrne has recorded it

London - Do cities have unique sounds? Does New York sound different from Paris? Musician David Byrne has recorded the sound of London as a special track, and concludes that the tempo of London is 122.86 beats per minute. Agree? Play the video to see.

Op-Ed: What's on David Byrne's iPod?

David Byrne, former Talking Head, reveals some of the tracks that appear on his iPod. Don't expect things from the mainstream.

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David Byrne and St Vincent
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People begin to mingle at the Royal Festival Hall ahead of the movie screening.
People begin to mingle at the Royal Festival Hall ahead of the movie screening.
David Byrne  musician and artist  best known as a founding member and principal songwriter of the Am...
David Byrne, musician and artist, best known as a founding member and principal songwriter of the American new wave band Talking Heads
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