David Byrne

REVIEW La Casa Del Ritmo

By 23 March, 2013

Los Amigos Invisibles have had a charmed career, there’s little doubting that. Out of what sometimes feels like a musical desert they emerged out of Venezuela in 1998 with their first international release (and only second album in... Read Article

Discussing Brazilian Music with Mia Doi Todd

Discussing Brazilian Music with Mia Doi Todd

By 07 June, 2011

In the first part of a new series of articles discussing Brazilian music with various international musicians we talk to Mia Doi Todd about her relationship with music from Brazil and how it has helped shape her own sound.

Red Hot + Rio 2 Announce Tracklisting

Red Hot + Rio 2 Announce Tracklisting

By 23 May, 2011

A couple of weeks ago we announced that Red Hot + Rio 2, the new compilation from the Red Hot Organization featuring a variety of today’s artists covering tropicália classics, will feature the likes of Beck, Caetano Veloso,... Read Article

David Byrne: How architecture helped music evolve

By 17 June, 2010

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.