David Byrne talks new album ‘American Utopia’ and why we all have Reasons to Be Cheerful

The art-rock icon also shared his thoughts on America's political divide and why Janelle Monáe is such a captivating performer.

'Silence of the Lambs' director Jonathan Demme dead at 73

Demme's versatile career as a director included the Oscar-winning horror film 'The Silence of the Lambs.'

How Bruce Springsteen could cause problems for the B-Street band at Trump's Inauguration

There's a chance the Boss might be able to find justice.

The Weeknd releases new song "Starboy" featuring Daft Punk, teases upcoming album details

The Weeknd is bringing the vibes once again.

David Byrne Argues Spotify Isn’t the Reason Artists Aren’t Making Money Off Streaming

The real enemy is much harder to pin down.

11 Songs Prove the History of Music Is All About Cultural Appropriation

This has always been happening.

David Byrne Understands Why There's No Room For Young Artists in New York

David Byrne believes that wealth inequality has drained away New York's creative energy. But young "artsy" types still want to take a bite from the Big Apple.

This Private Restaurant Owner Had His Business Closed By the Government Shutdown

The owner of Yorktown's Carrot Tree Kitchen says that "I'm serving Brunswick stew... if that gets me put in jail, I'm going to jail."

Rehteah Parsons Bullies Will Go to Trial, But It Wasn't Just the Courts That Failed Her

The road to justice is being led only after years of Rehtaeh Parsons' suicide. Here is how it happened and here is how another situation like this can be prevented.

Phish Concert in Long Island and New Jersey Prove They're Still Awesome

There was nothing ground-breaking about these performances, but the band reiterated why I have spent so much time listening to them and seeing their shows.

Why Kurt Vile is the Best Singer-Songwriter in America

Kurt Vile writes about simple everyday things that everyone goes through. With his understanding lyrics, he's become a songwriter who relates to us all.

Who Should I Vote For: 6 Most Important Questions If You Are Still Undecided in Election 2012

If you're heading to the voting booth and still undecided about whether to once again vote for Mitt Romney, consider these six points.

Who Won the Debate? Romney Loses his Binder, Obama Picks Up Steam, with a Little Help

In the second presidential debate of 2012, Romney will try to keep his momentum going, Obama will try to show the fire is back, and moderator Cindy Crowley says she's no "fly on the wall".

LCD Soundsystem Plays Their Final Gig, And it is Epic

A review at the documentary about LCD Soundsystem's final performance and a look in historical context at its place in the lore of concert films.


$7.3 Million is the Average Net Worth For Congress — And That's Why I'm Launching My 2012 Campaign

Only when Americans stand together and make the changes necessary, will the government truly become representative of our needs. Until then, we are getting what we deserve.

We Are All George Zimmerman

The Trayvon Martin case is merely an example of a societal epidemic. The killing of young, black men is systemic and we as a society are to blame.