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DAVID BYRNE: ARCHITECTURE & MUSIC

by david byrne from ted.com As his career grew, David Byrne went from playing CBGB to Carnegie Hall. He asks: “Does the venue make the music?” From outdoor drumming to Wagnerian operas to arena rock, he explores how context has pushed musical innovation. Byrne says: “My own talk (it wasn’t a musical performance) was based [...]

GET BYRNED BY HIDDEN COLORS

by molly sha This has to be one of the more ingenious marketing angles I’ve seen in a while, mainly because it came from a fake David Byrne email address. Fake David Byrne doesn’t have horrible taste. Although a bit too reminiscent of Animal Collective, Hidden Colors offer up some soothing and melodic sounds which [...]

QUICK HITS: SANTIGOLD / TORO Y MOI / BEACH HOUSE

by ranka ► Updating a previous item, David Byrne has dropped the first single off his new compilation Here Lies Love with Fatboy Slim. Stacked with guest vocalists, this first track is Santigold’s contribution to the record. Pre-order the music package here. Artist: Santigold Song: Please Don’t ..

DAVID BYRNE: NEW RELEASE / NEW NAME

by jerrison Back on December 14th, David Byrne announced through his digital newsletter that he had completed his long-awaited CD project with Fatboy Slim, producing “an upbeat series of songs” featuring a myriad of guest vocalists including Florence Welch, Sharon Jones, Cyndi Lauper, Sia, Santigold, and St. Vincent. The 22-track compilation is titled Here Lies Love and is a [...]

A VERY QC THANKSGIVING

by staff We asked around the office today to see what we were thankful for this year, and we’d like to share it with you. One note: the one thing we’re all thankful for is YOU! our readers. Thanks for being loyal and awesome. We’ll be back with more posts soon. Artist: Mika Miko Song: [...]

DAVID BYRNE @ PROSPECT PARK

post and illustration by chris duffy It is all I hoped it would be. It is electricity. It is a drug. It is another state. It is funk. it is soul. It is rock. It is classical. It is gospel: the Gospel according to David Byrne. Artist: David Byrne Song: Office Cowboy …

NASA @ THE OXFORD ARTS FACTOR IN SYDNEY

by eliza czander N.A.S.A. has been all over the music mash-up map as of late, collaborating with nearly everyone and anyone on the planet.  From Tom Waits, to Kanye. David Byrne to Karen O. These guys seem to have a decent pool of friends. Artist: NASA Song: Gifted .. Well, I suppose connections are made [...]

DARK WAS THE NIGHT @ RADIO CITY

by pelly (pics by neil – illustration by chris duffy) At 6 PM last night I had no idea what I was doing with myself or the small mass of negativity resting in my chest. Thanks to some good counsel, an hour and a half later I was standing outside of Radio City buying a [...]

THE QC LIVE GUIDE: APRIL 30 – MAY 3

by kevin diamond One week from today is Quiet Color Presents: Pow Wow! with The Sundelles, Darlings and Shark?. Its going to be a monumental show. Both Pow Wow! and Darlings were mentioned in L Magazine‘s recent “8 Bands To Watch” issue, and with good reason. Well, you can take their advice and watch them [...]

INDIE NEWS REEL

by charles poladian With so much shit going on in the indie world, it’s nice to have the most important happenings of the past 1/2 week summarized in a couple sentences with accompanying headlines. Cue the QC Indie News Reel to catch us up multimedia style on some cool shit you may or may not [...]