Saturday, August 25, 2012

remain in light

what it is: remain in light
where i found it: in a roundabout way

Not until recently had I listened to the entirety of the Talking Head's Remain in Light. Now I'm obsessed. Recorded after members of the band had taken up voodoo, mutinied against David Byrne's leadership and decided that small repeated bursts of music were the way to go (now known as sampling and infesting every crevice of music) this thing is dense, writhing, woven, addictive and hyper (in a good way). Here's a pretty out of control live clip from around that time that ought to get everyone on board who wasn't already:


And here's THE WHOLE RECORD

And if you're really dorking out, here's PHISH PLAYING THE WHOLE RECORD