Talking Heads :: Stardust Ballroom – Los Angeles, Sept. 28, 1979
Really interesting article from Aquarium Drunkard this morning featuring my band of bands, Talking Heads. Here . . . . . .
Talking Heads Stardust Ballroom LA 1979 - Aquarium Drunkard
By the close of the 1970s, Talking Heads had come a long way in a shockingly short period of time. After emerging as a minimalist three-piece at CBGBs in ’75 centered around the nervous presence of David Byrne, the band expanded their sonic palette in ways that had to have seemed unimaginable to anyone who caught them on the Bowery early on. With the addition of former Modern Lover Jerry Harrison and the innovative production skills of Brian Eno, they became one of the most cutting-edge groups of the period. But unlike many of their peers, they were also achieving no small amount of popular success at the same time. A lot of this success had to do with Byrne and Co.’s incendiary live show