David Byrne journals about Iowa: “Beyond cool”

David Byrne

Following his visit for 80/35 alongside St. Vincent, David Byrne — one of the most celebrated artists of our time — has written a substantive reflection piece on his time spent in Des Moines. In it, he includes a bold proposition: …this is America as it’s suposed to be, or close to it. It’s imperfect, […]

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Prairie Pop: Making Music Work – David Byrne on the economics of the music industry

I recently watched David Byrne give a Power Point lecture on the economics of the music industry. That a man with a flair for dramatic presentation, a wisp of a man who famously wore an outrageously large suit in a concert documentary, a punk-rocker who was singing at CBGB’s since before his new collaborator, St. Vincent, […]

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