A strange turning point: Talking Heads’ ‘Fear of Music’

After two solid slick and upbeat new wave albums, Talking Heads were ready to change. Their third studio album, “Fear of Music,” was the second full-length album the band would record with the supreme Brian Eno. You wouldn’t think their previous album, “More Songs About Buildings and Food” in 1978, was produced by Eno, since … More A strange turning point: Talking Heads’ ‘Fear of Music’

Adrian Belew’s solo venture ‘Lone Rhino’

After seeing David Byrne this past weekend, I listened to every Talking Heads album I owned on vinyl. Hearing the quick-paced, choppy guitar riff in “The Great Curve” off the innovative “Remain in Light” (1980), reminded me of the guitarist playing “Stay” alongside David Bowie in 1978, on the German television program, “Musikladen.” When looking … More Adrian Belew’s solo venture ‘Lone Rhino’

Albert Hammond Jr. Is Really Feeding Into What Strokes Fans Have Demanded for Years

Fans hate when their favorite bands progress. It’s weird right? How can people love their favorite bands making the same styled album every couple years? Bands need to change. However, when bands change, they need to have their original form still incorporated into their changes. NYC based post-punk revivalist gods, the Strokes are a perfect … More Albert Hammond Jr. Is Really Feeding Into What Strokes Fans Have Demanded for Years