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Complete True Stories Soundtrack PDF E-mail
Sunday, 25 November 2018 11:03
True Stories Soundtrack The complete soundtrack to David Byrne's 1986 movie True Stories contains the original score as well as Talking Heads songs sung by the actors. Enjoy 'Wild Wild Life' with vocals by John Goodman, 'Papa Legba' with Roebuck "Pops" Staples, Radio Head with feat. Tito Larriva, Esteban "Steve" Jordan & Los Vampiros and more. The complete soundtrack is available on double vinyl (UK/European release in January) and CD. The CD will also be included in the blu-ray package of the Criterion edition of the film itself.

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Audio documentary of Remain in Light PDF E-mail
Friday, 09 November 2018 00:00
American public radio station Studio 360 made a short audio documentary on the making of Remain in Light, the album whci transfermed the band from a new wave group into a funky orchestra. The documentary contains interviews with Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth and the author of the book 'Song and Circumstance', Sytze Steenstra. The podcast will be part of the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congres.

Listen here: The story of Talking Heads' Remain in Light

 
True Stories Criterion Collection Edition PDF E-mail
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 08:12

David Byrne True Stories Criterion Edition David Byrne's 1986 feature film 'True Stories' gets the Criterion Collection treatment on blu-ray and DVD. The new restored 4K digital transfer comes with 5.1 surround DTS-HD sound and a ton of exclusive and never-seen-before special features.

The blu-ray edition comes with an audio CD containing the film's complete soundtrack, compiled here for the first time.

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Director-approved special edition bonus features:

  • New documentary about the film’s production, featuring Byrne, Lachman, screenwriter Stephen Tobolowsky, executive producer Edward Pressman, coproducer Karen Murphy, fashion-show costume designer Adelle Lutz, casting director Victoria Thomas, consultant Christina Patoski, actor Jo Harvey Allen, and artist and songwriter Terry Allen
  • Real Life (1986), a short documentary by Pamela Yates and Newton Thomas Sigel made on the set of the film
  • No Time to Look Back, a new homage to Virgil, Texas, the fictional town where True Stories is set
  • New documentary about designer Tibor Kalman and his influence on Byrne and work on the film, featuring Byrne and artist Maira Kalman, Tibor’s widow
  • Deleted scenes
  • Trailer
  • Essays by critic Rebecca Bengal, journalist and author Joe Nick Patoski, and Byrne, along with a 1986 piece by actor Spalding Gray on the film’s production and a selection of Byrne’s preproduction photography, tabloid clippings, and writing about the film’s visual motifs
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New David Byrne album 'American Utopia' PDF E-mail
Saturday, 20 January 2018 11:16

David Byrne American UtopiaDavid Byrne's new album 'American Utopia' was released on March 9 2018 on Todo Mundo/Nonesuch records. The album features ten brand new songs and has been released on CD and limited edition vinyl.

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Tracklisting:
1. I Dance Like This
2. Gasoline and Dirty Sheets
3. Every Day is a Miracle
4. Dog's Mind
5. This is That
6. It's not Dark up Here
7. Bullet
8. Doing the Right Thing
9. Everybody's Coming to my House
10. Here

 
Tina Weymouth writes a letter to her younger self PDF E-mail
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 04:00

Tina Weymouth reflects on Jackie Kennedy, ancient Hawaiian wisdom, and raising sons worthy of great women in a letter to her younger self for i-D magazine:

https://i-d.vice.com/en_us/article/tina-weymouth-writes-a-letter-to-her-younger-self

 

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