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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

July 24, 2009

­Friday night's planned album-release show for Kings Go Forth at Turner Hall Ballroom had that extra oomph of celebration when the band officially revealed news of its signing to a three-record deal with the world music label Luaka Bop. Though the...
Friday, May 29, 2009

David Byrne's World Party

During the 1980s, the Talking Heads broke out from their brittle, avant-punk, art-funk origins into a wider, world-conscious sound. Leading them on was David Byrne, a cultural omnivore drawn to obscure local music traditions from all over. Leveraging his commercial success with the Talking Heads, Byrne founded one of the world's best, most diverse boutique labels, Luaka Bop. Twenty-one years later, Luaka Bop...