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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 …

QC EDITORIAL: EXPECTATIONS & THE YEAH YEAH YEAHS

by jon ledoux In case you haven’t already heard, it sucks to be a New Yorker right now. Many say it’s reminiscent of the New York of the 1970′s. Blackouts, riots, prostitution, shitty politicians and even shittier subways. Many things have not changed in this city in the past thirty odd years, but something that [...]

QC REVIEW: ANIMAL COLLECTIVE

by Kevin Diamond and Neil Roberts KD: Oh, the glory of being a pretentious brooklynite with a record player. Walking into SoundFix at noon today, with a coffee and breakfast buritto sitting hot in my hands, and walking straight for the record rack, I never felt more obvious. Not even pretending to browse, I grabbed [...]

KNOW YOUR HISTORY: BRIAN ENO, 1973

by kevin diamond When I was in High School, I spent countless hours pouring over the Rock and Roll Encyclopedia. What I found between those pages was a fully catalogued world of popular music, a space where the Bee Gees, the Beatles, the B-52′s and the Blues Brothers found equal footing; A world where I [...]

QC ALBUM REVIEW: DAVID BYRNE/BRIAN ENO

by kevin diamond David Byrne is one of the longest-lasting loves of my music fan-boy life. He was the leader of one of my favorite bands of all time (Talking Heads), he wrote my favorite song (“This Must Be The Place”), starred in my favorite concert film (Stop Making Sense), wrote AND directed my favorite [...]

DAVID BYRNE AND THE DIRTY PROJECTORS = RED HOT

by josiah Hold your breath for a second….according to a recent journal entry on his site, David Byrne has recorded two songs with the Dirty Projectors. I don’t think it’s just me that finds this pairing ingenious, as Byrne writes in his entry: “I’d been told more than once that we should all work together, [...]