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A Little Eclectic
Texas Documentary Tour brings Immy Humes to town.
"...her father forty-one.") Intercutting the comments/ruminations/theories of 28 Bordenite talking heads -- a cast of historians, poets, scientists, doll..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Say Baby
Davíd Garza's still DIY.
"...rabid fan base through extensive local and regional play, talking music is secondary only to making it...."

Aug. 31, 2001 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Our readers talk back.
"...amount of disappointment in this life. I'm not just talking about the disappointment of not being able to afford..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Column

Too Dumb to Die
A profile of Austin's longest-running musical parody, the Uranium Savages.
"...a noted poster artist and current Esther's Follies star, talking about the Sixth Street theatre's first incarnation as a..."

Dec. 10, 1999 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Texas Our Texas loves Texas; Neighbors for Neighbors hate strip-mining; Justin B. Andrews returns; and other delighted and dismayed letters from readers.
"...We are talking about saving the best of what is left of..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Column

Cemetery Man
"...Cemetery keeper Francesco (Everett) is talking on the phone when there's a knock on the..."

July 2, 1999 Screens Feature

Further Reflections
"...-- Brakhage's films were mostly silent. Lots of adoring talking heads attest to Brakhage's status in the pantheon of..."

March 26, 1999 Screens Feature

Record Reviews
Ani Difranco
"...of "Dig Up the Conjo" is sublime -- startlingly Talking Heads-like. It's always so risky to say this a..."

Feb. 5, 1999 Music Review

Record Reviews
"...loneliness, listening to I'm So Confused is more like talking it out with an old friend...."

Nov. 13, 1998 Music Review

Texas Platters
"...produce a B-52s album? The result was a hybrid Talking Heads/B's album that effectively wiped out the strengths of..."

July 11, 1997 Music Review

SXSW Music Review: Willie Nelson’s Luck Reunion
Mavis Staples steals show at the Red Headed Stranger’s ranch
" to growl out the glory, sliding in the Talking Heads’ “Slippery People” among her anthems of inspiration and..."

March 15, 2019 Music Post by Doug Freeman

SXSW Music Review: Mavis Staples
The freedom highway extends all the way to the Clive Bar
"...while the stuttering funk of “Slippery People” covered the Talking Heads, which the Staple Singers performed live on Soul..."

March 13, 2019 SXSW Post by Thomas Fawcett

Armadillo World Headquarters Cookbook Unearthed by SouthPop!
Micael Priest compiled the recipes; David Byrne loved the nachos
"...some more of Jan Beeman's sour cream enchiladas. The Talking Heads didn't know what the heck nachos were....but David..."

March 9, 2019 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Bow Down and Pay Up for J.R. “Bob” Dobbs and the Church of the SubGenius
The power of slack compels you in this SXSW documentary
"...but so were filmmaker Jonathan Demme, David Byrne of Talking Heads, Paul Reubens (aka Pee-wee Herman), and Mark Mothersbaugh..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Stacey Abrams, Beastie Boys to Speak at SXSW
Nile Rodgers, Gwyneth Paltrow and more join the roster
"...opening night horror Us, on the schedule). Similarly, former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne will speak in the Social..."

Feb. 12, 2019 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Glover Gill’s Last Tango
Smithville swing savant explains why he’s throwing in the towel
"...acclaimed and versatile subset, the Tosca String Quartet, backed Talking Heads’ frontman David Byrne from 2001 until 2005. TTO’s..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

I Want My All ATX: Austin Artists Revisit the 80s
"...Mercury histrionics. James Speer dazzles on piano behind the Talking Heads' "Burning Down the House," but Water & Rust's..."

Nov. 30, 2018 Music Review by Alejandra Ramirez

David Byrne
"...multimodal project called Reasons to Be Cheerful, the onetime Talking Heads leader doesn't offer optimism so much as consoling..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Parquet Courts
"...underdog hunger and freshman humor (see "Freebird II"). Had Talking Heads stuck to art school bedrooms rather than exploring..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

The Cruz vs. O'Rourke Senate Race Explored in Run Like the Devil
Meet the men behind the campaigns
"...that lop-sided result (not least, as one of the talking heads in his documentary points out, the national Democrats'..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Dark Money
Campaign finance reform as true-life political thriller

Aug. 3, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Recommended Live Music for the Weekend
Not going to Float Fest? Stay dry with these show picks.
"...embellishes a vast range of polyrhythmic textures drawing from Talking Heads, Thelonious Monk, and MF Doom. “War 4 the..."

July 19, 2018 Chron Events Post by The Music Staff

Playback: Night Glitter Ascends
Thievery Corporation singer's Austin project picks up steam, Shakey Graves' new live look, and Terror Fest thrives
"...whom he introduced a Father's Day screening of the Talking Heads' Stop Making Sense for the Austin Film Society..."

June 22, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Recommended Live Music for the Weekend
Soulful techno, bluegrass, and rock & roll to keep you up this weekend
" Palmer Auditorium on Oct. 25. Twenty-five years later, Talking Heads' majordomo David Byrne helps headline ACL Fest 2018...."

June 15, 2018 Chron Events Post by The Music Staff

Playback: Strictly Conjunto
“We don’t want this music to die” – Johnny Degollado
"...synth wave act resembles a cross between Chromeo and Talking Heads. Singer Connor McCampbell provides legit dance moves and..."

May 11, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

McCartney & Metallica Headlining ACL Fest
Macca City Limits 2018
"...Games. That followed a portion of the lineup, including Talking Heads visionary David Byrne, Khalid, Residente of Calle 13,..."

May 1, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...rousing fragmentation shaped around Tim Darcy's sprawling poetry, channeling Talking Heads' specialty for anxiously comforting tracks. On Ought's Merge..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Paul Thomas Anderson on His Friendship With Jonathan Demme
Phantom Thread director to receive Texas Film Award
"...Making Sense, the groundbreaking concert movie Demme shot with Talking Heads, and continued through his highest-profile era, with films..."

March 2, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin’s Funniest People Recap 2017
The Year In Review, just as it says on the tin. You know, the tin.
"...But, also, you don’t want some dull-as-human-oatmeal talking heads droning at you about the significance of this..."

Dec. 26, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Playback: Roky Erickson at 70
Austin's native psych and horror rock pioneer Roky Erickson reaches 70 and throws himself a birthday concert to mark the milestone
" or were fans. People like R.E.M. and the Talking Heads...."

July 14, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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