Tag Archives: Brian Eno

Thursday News Lowdown

Andy Hummel, the bassist for Big Star, died Monday at the age of 59 after years of battling cancer. This is only four months after the passing of Big Star’s frontman Alex Chilton passing away in March. Our thoughts go out to Hummel’s family. Read more about him here.

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Scribes Sounding Off: David Byrne and the Dadaist Disco of Song and Circumstance

“The world is a song,” but as most artists know, to sing it requires periods of intense preparation. This is a book about that for those who enjoy the Talking Heads-deep back catalogue concert documentary Ride, Rise, Roar at SIFF this year and his enthusiastic appearance in Beyond Ipanema, and yearn for more exposition fromRead more…

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Design and Damage: A chat with author Geeta Dayal about Brian Eno’s Another Green World

According to music, art and science writer Geeta Dayal in her new 33 1/3 series book on the 1975 album Another Green World, several things went through Brian Peter George St. Baptiste de la Salle Eno’s mind when he was struck by an automobile shortly after finishing it. As he was leaving Basing Street, hisRead more…

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Fall 2009 Countdown: Best Debut Album?

Raise your voice and VOTE today for your most beloved bands and favorite tunes! During the Fall Membership Drive, KEXP will be counting down a different music theme each day based on what you consider to be the greatest music ever made. We want to know what YOU consider the best debut album in theRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

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Monday News Mash-Up

The music world may have seemingly stood still in Austin all week, but the news never stops. Neither do the losses caused by a down market. Good ol’ Ticketmaster is down $1 billion — just in the fourth quarter. Billboard reports the reason for the lofty loss is due to taking an impairment charge, aRead more…

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Weird At My School: Celebrity Q&A

by DJ El Toro Last week, on two different occasions, I was faced with questions that seem relatively simple on the surface, yet made my head hurt when I tried to answer. Luckily, some other folks picked up the slack for me. The first query was a classic, one I stumble over like a babyRead more…

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Live Review: David Byrne, Benaroya Hall 2/18

photos by Kyle Johnson review by Jim Beckmann To the deafening applause that greeted him as soon as he stepped on stage, David Byrne told the sold-out crowd in the S. Mark Taper Auditorium at Benaroya Hall, “I got what I wanted. I’m going home now.” To be honest, he probably could have gotten awayRead more…

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