Weekly Music: New David Byrne

June 19th, 2012


David Byrne is involved in some wonderful new music right now: a song on Seattle composer Jherek Bishoff’s fantastic new album, Composed, which also features other talented musicians like Mirah. You can listen to the album on Spotify here or Bandcamp here (and buy it!)

Also in the pipeline is a new album with St Vincent, Love This Giant, and I could not have thought of a better collaboration if I tried. The album isn’t due til September, but a single is available to download for free right now, and it’s a perfect mix of sound from the two of them. I’m extremely excited to hear it in its entirety.

5 Responses to “Weekly Music: New David Byrne”

  1. Avery Says:

    June 19th, 2012 at 10:10 am

    This is BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE good!

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  2. Mary Says:

    June 19th, 2012 at 11:17 am

    YES! David Byrne is amazeballs.

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  3. auste Says:

    June 20th, 2012 at 3:00 am

    oh man, this just made me so happy. love me some david byrne. “who” has been on rotation since the free download was complete, and i’m anxiously awaiting to hear the rest… thanks! i always look forward to your music picks.

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  4. Mallory Says:

    June 20th, 2012 at 11:25 pm

    i’m seeing st. vincent in august when she comes to maine for a mini-festival-ish thing with mumford and sons & some other bands (http://www.gentlemenoftheroad.com/portland/). he’s not listed on the website, but here’s hoping that david byrne just decides to show up as well. as an added bonus. since it’s so close to when their album is going to be released. maine is lovely in the summer after all…. i’m sure he’d appreciate it.

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  5. Natalie (NJ in L.A.) Says:

    June 22nd, 2012 at 1:10 am

    I REALLY love his music BUT remind me if we ever bump into each other or hang to tell you what a drama queen he is.

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