Talking Head David Byrne Announces New Album, Tour

David Byrne, wild frontman of Talking Heads, announced his forthcoming solo record, American Utopia, during a presentation of “Reasons To Be Cheerful,” an ongoing series curated by Byrne of hopeful writings, photos, music, and lectures. The presentation was given at New York’s New School to a live audience, as well Read More …

U2’s New Album “Songs of Experience” Finally Gets Released

Songs of Experience is a sequel to U2’s 2014 studio effort, Songs of Innocence. According to a statement, Bono’s approach to writing the tunes for the new album was inspired by advice given to him by Irish poet, novelist and teacher Brendan Kennelly.   It resulted in “a collection of songs in the form of intimate letters to places and people close to the singer’s heart — family, friends, fans, himself.” Read More …

10 Totally Different Instruments for Strange Music Day

From suitcase upright bass to an oil-can guitar to a whole building and a shoreline, there’s some really cool ways to make music you may not know of. Read More …