Wednesday, September 12, 2012

David Byrne in conversation

David Byrne's How Music Works is released today, in both actual and virtual formats. To promote the book, instead of book signings, Byrne is doing a series conversations, or mini-Ted talks as he describes them. On Saturday September 22nd in Montreal, he will be speaking with Win Butler from the Arcade Fire. Co-presentated by Librairie Drawn & Quarterly and POP Montreal’s Symposium, the event will be held at the Ukrainian Federation for $15 (with $5 off the book price).

Other conversations include Cory Doctorow from Boing Boing, David Lowery from Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker, Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails) and Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney).

Here's Byrne performing the other night on Jimmy Fallon, with St Vincent, and wearing a jacket my friend George McCracken recently designed for him.

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