David Byrne

straight ups

this is the creative community of hong kong, straight up

Photographer Desiré van den Berg visited the Clockenflap Festival in Hong Kong, where Erykah Badu, David Byrne, and many more were performing. Against a neon lit backdrop she captured the festival’s most interesting visitors.
Rolien Zonneveld
11.30.18
Film

watch the first trailer for david byrne’s ‘contemporary color,’ featuring st vincent and dev hynes

The ecstatic, euphoric color guard documentary finally has a theatrical release date, and it couldn’t come soon enough.
Emily Manning
1.31.17
Culture

from prince to babes in toyland, photographs of minneapolis's legendary music scene

After shooting at Minneapolis club First Avenue as a photo editor for 'The Minnesota Daily,' Daniel Corrigan became First Avenue's house photographer, and has shot six shows a month for the past 20 years. 'Heyday,' a new book of his images, is a decade...
Emily Manning
10.31.16
News

david byrne writes impassioned essay calling for gun control

'We are at war here,' Byrne writes, condemning the N.R.A. and Congress for failing to enact change in light of Sandy Hook and Orlando.
Hannah Ongley
6.22.16
Music

david byrne is making a musical about teen heroine joan of arc

The former Talking Heads frontman has recruited his favorite collaborators for an anthemic performance of a "completely relevant" story of teenage fortitude.
Hannah Ongley
5.20.16
Film

how david byrne recruited st vincent and dev hynes for an epic color guard stadium showdown

The former Talking Heads frontman premiered 'Contemporary Color,' an unmissable documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival that followed the making of his wildly imaginative color guard spectacular at the Barclays Center last summer.
Emily Manning
4.18.16
Culture

rediscovered portraits of 70s nyc bad boys, from mick jagger to john belushi

Photographer Marcia Resnick and writer Victor Bockris are releasing a book of interviews, essays and images that give us an intimate look at the rebellious downtown creatives that were their contemporaries in 1977-1982 New York.
i-D Staff
Courtney Iseman
9.30.15
Music

​david byrne to curate the 22nd meltdown festival

The Talking Heads front man will choose his dream line-up for London's Southbank Centre's summer celebration.
Tish Weinstock
2.13.15