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Aishlin and Jerry Harrison - Heaven (for Tom) PDF E-mail
Thursday, 19 February 2015 20:06
Last year, Jerry Harrison, along with his daughter Aishlin, recorded a new version of the Talking Heads song "Heaven" in memoriam of Tom, a close friend of the Harrison family. Jerry asked to share the track with the world here on Talking-heads.net, where you can stream it and also read Jerry's note on the new version: 'Heaven (for Tom)' and Jerry's personal note.
 
Video for Chris und Tina's 'Incognito' PDF E-mail
Monday, 29 December 2014 11:00
Chris und Tina is the name of the new electronic music project of Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth. They recently recorded brand new material which is expected for release in 2015. Meanwhile, Los Angelos based videographers Laura and Isabella Sfez produced a video for the track 'Incognito'. The song was originally released on the Chicks on Speed all-girl-only electro compilation 'Girl Monster' in 2006. The song was released as a Tina Weymouth solo track, but involved Chris as well.
 
Read an interview vith Chris Frantz on Electronic Sound.

 

INCOGNITO from Isabella Sfez on Vimeo.

 
Tom Tom Club christmas song on Amazon compilation PDF E-mail
Thursday, 27 November 2014 21:30

Tom Tom Club contributed a new version of the old french traditional christmas song "Il Est Ne" to this years Amazon Christmas playlist "All is Bright". The playlist also features tracks by artists such as Amanda Palmer, Elastic bond and Lucinda Williams You can download the song from Amazon, or listen for free if you are an Amazon Prime member.

 
Sin Mucho Sentido: a latin Tribute to Stop Making Sense PDF E-mail
Monday, 24 November 2014 14:21

Sin Mucho Sentido album coverBrooklyn based label Ponk Records released “Sin Mucho Sentido: A Tribute to Talking Heads” on November 21st. The album celebrates the 30th anniversary of the iconic concert film and album “Stop Making Sense” with ten covers recorded by some of the finest Latin indie artists on the label.

Full track list:
1. Psycho Killer - Torreblanca feat. Dan Zlotnik (México)
2. Swamp - El Sueño de la Casa Propia feat. Entrópica (Chile)
3. Slippery People - Ulises Hadjis feat. Presidente (Venezuela)
4. Burning Down the House - Sonido San Francisco (México)
5. Girlfriend is Better - Miss Garrison (Chile)
6. Once in a Lifetime - Andrés Landon feat. Pedro Villagra (Chile/México)
7. What a Day That Was - Balancer (Colombia/Puerto Rico/USA)
8. Life During Wartime - Protistas (Chile)
9. Take Me to the River - Coronel feat. (México)
10. This Must Be the Place - Sokio feat. Amanda Dora (Chile/USA)

“Sin Mucho Sentido” is available on iTunes

 
Stop Making Sense 30th anniversary digital release PDF E-mail
Friday, 11 July 2014 22:00

Palm Pictures will release the Talking Heads’ acclaimed concert film Stop Making Sense for the first time digitally on July 15. Directed by Jonathan Demme and produced by Gary Goetzman, Stop Making Sense was originally released in 1984 and has continued to receive critical acclaim: The New York Times raved “Mr. Demme has captured both the look and the spirit of this live performance with a daring and precision that match the group’s own” while the Los Angeles Times proclaimed “[David] Byrne, drummer Chris Frantz, bassist Tina Weymouth and keyboardist Jerry Harrison seemed to be simply bursting with inspired elements to pack into Stop Making Sense”. Rolling Stone described the concert movie as "Wall-to-wall music, beautiful cinematography and the legendary "Big Suit" make this "one of the greatest rock movies ever made."

Stop Making Sense is available from iTunes Movies at bit.ly/SMS30iTunes.
Also available (rent or buy) from Amazon instant video.

Read the full press release.
Read what David Byrne has to say about it.

Stop Making Sense 30th annivervary

 

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