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Reads tagged with “David Byrne”

Music Spotlight: This Must Be The Place
Music Spotlight: This Must Be The Place

Axe-swinging, rope-jumping, or what David Byrne and Christian Bale have in common.

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Monday Music Muse: Peter Buffett
Monday Music Muse: Peter Buffett

Something delightfully different.

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The Mother of All Music Visualization
The Mother of All Music Visualization

What global warming has to do with the formative role of music in 20th-century culture.

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It Happened Today
It Happened Today

It most certainly did.

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Monday Music Muse: Brain-Picking Ghost Away
Monday Music Muse: Brain-Picking Ghost Away

What Radiohead and Japanese cuisine have in common, or why the future of the music business is in the hands of those who just love making it.

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2008 in Album Art
2008 in Album Art

The year’s best cover art — from albums that actually didn’t suck.

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New York, New York
New York, New York

We’re back — with gifts from the Jersey mob, 33 reasons why birthdays are overrated, and music legends who can bend power-coated steel.

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