Kiss Me Again (1978)

Dinosaur, “Kiss Me Again,” 12-inch, side A, 1978. Composed by Arthur Russell. Remix by Jimmy Simpson. The personnel for this record blows my mind: Arthur Russell (cello, organ) David Byrne (guitar) Sammy Figueroa (percussion) Frank Owens (piano) Henry...

David Byrne and Jeff Koons, 1975

Our current obsession with the 70s continues on PWHNY. Judging from a quick Google search, it appears this clip made the rounds in the blogosphere a couple years back. I guess I’m arriving late. In any case, here’s a 20-year-old Koons being interviewed by...

Rowdy was the night

Glad I made it out to Bowery Ballroom last night to see the last show of the Dirty Projectors’ four-night NYC stand. (Thanks again to those who conspired to get me in.) I saw the show with my brother, who’d been to the previous night’s show at Music...

Revenge of the Art Rockers

David Byrne has an interesting piece up on his Journal, meditating on his participation in the recent Dark Was The Night benefit concerts at Radio City Music Hall. (The DWTN compilation, it should be noted, is pretty damn fantastic, with a few notable exceptions, such...