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Posted: Dec 1, 2022 - 11:01am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
 Steely_D wrote:
I was listening to the Apple Music interview with Eno the other day and he said something that made perfect sense: he forbids, it's the worst thing in the world, when someone in the studio says "hey, that sounds like..." because then you're riding that idea to be similar - or you're fighting actively to avoid it. Both of those stifle creativity.
That makes sense. But after it's in the can and someone outside of the creative process says—as a compliment, especially—it sounds like {my favorite thing}, then even if that's an appalling thought, the artist should go with it because it's impossible to argue. If something in a Sex Pistols song reminds me of Enya, that's 100% truth, unassailable fact. If the artist doesn't hear it they can say so, but to say the listener is wrong, that's wrong too.
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Posted: Dec 1, 2022 - 10:54am

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Well, that's rongwrong.







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Posted: Dec 1, 2022 - 9:10am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
 If the artist doesn't hear it they can say so, but to say the listener is wrong, that's wrong too.
/rant

Well, that's rongwrong.




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Posted: Dec 1, 2022 - 7:10am

 Steely_D wrote:


I was listening to the Apple Music interview with Eno the other day and he said something that made perfect sense: he forbids, it's the worst thing in the world, when someone in the studio says "hey, that sounds like..." because then you're riding that idea to be similar - or you're fighting actively to avoid it. Both of those stifle creativity.


That makes sense. But after it's in the can and someone outside of the creative process says—as a compliment, especially—it sounds like {my favorite thing}, then even if that's an appalling thought, the artist should go with it because it's impossible to argue. If something in a Sex Pistols song reminds me of Enya, that's 100% truth, unassailable fact. If the artist doesn't hear it they can say so, but to say the listener is wrong, that's wrong too.
/rant
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Posted: Dec 1, 2022 - 5:38am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
He's a smart guy, and so refreshing when an interviewer says "your song reminds me of this song" to not have the musician go "oh no, nothing like that, nosirreebob." When the guy says "the end sounds like What Goes On," Jerry says "absolutely."


I was listening to the Apple Music interview with Eno the other day and he said something that made perfect sense: he forbids, it's the worst thing in the world, when someone in the studio says "hey, that sounds like..." because then you're riding that idea to be similar - or you're fighting actively to avoid it. Both of those stifle creativity.
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Posted: Nov 30, 2022 - 7:42pm

In backing out of a benefit show with Steve Earle, David Byrne wrote:
I was truly looking forward to joining Stephen and his friend Terry Allen in this show- and supporting the school's better understanding for neurodivergent folks of all ages. Had songs picked out and everything, but an unexpected medical situation was discovered and sadly the treatment is scheduled the week of the show. It can't be changed
So now I'm worried about David.
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Posted: Jul 7, 2022 - 8:56am

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This is a really good interview with Jerry Harrison.



He's a smart guy, and so refreshing when an interviewer says "your song reminds me of this song" to not have the musician go "oh no, nothing like that, nosirreebob." When the guy says "the end sounds like What Goes On," Jerry says "absolutely."


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This is a really good interview with Jerry Harrison.

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Posted: Apr 2, 2022 - 7:01am

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 That'll sure save wear and tear on Chris' fast forward button!
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Posted: May 3, 2021 - 10:29am

Bill, hi, Memories Can Wait from Talking Heads is from the Fear Of Music album, not More Songs About Buildings and Food. 
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Posted: Jul 26, 2020 - 4:53am

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I read that. Great article. Very enlightening.
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Posted: Jul 25, 2020 - 7:05pm

Chris Frantz: 'If you knew David Byrne, you would not be jealous of him'
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Posted: Nov 11, 2019 - 4:50pm

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Posted: Jan 21, 2019 - 8:26am

This video might give you a seizure but it sounds cool.
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Posted: Nov 11, 2018 - 7:31pm

Inside the National Recording Registry
Talking Heads’ ‘Remain in Light’


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tina & the boys

Not really Blue Note 84041, but kind of funny anyhow.
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Posted: Apr 10, 2015 - 10:58am

 black321 wrote:

Heads released their own DVDAudio discs:
http://www.amazon.com/Talking-Heads-Dualdisc-Brick/dp/B000B5XSK8

edit: interesting, apparently he did a "downmix" of the above dualdisks.  I have a few of these...will do a comparison.

 
{#Yes}

I listened to a bunch of songs from RIL (my favourite album) and it sounds very differently (in a good way). My CDs/FLACs are the older vanilla ones (not re-mastered or whatever they keep re-doing nowadays).
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Posted: Apr 10, 2015 - 7:16am

 black321 wrote:

Heads released their own DVDAudio discs:
http://www.amazon.com/Talking-Heads-Dualdisc-Brick/dp/B000B5XSK8

edit: interesting, apparently he did a "downmix" of the above dualdisks.  I have a few of these...will do a comparison.

 
Right, but from my quick read of the page Richard shared, it sounds like they sort of cobbed it up anyway, but left enough good signal that the downmixer guy could move some of the elements off of dead center; make it easier to distinguish each element. I'll be interested to hear what you think...
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