Tiny Tim's 1996 album Girl concludes with "Fourteen," a song that declares, "I'm just an ordinary man." The author of "Fourteen," though, is anything but average. A lifelong resident of Dallas, Texas, James "Bucks" Burnett has written ad copy for Warner Bros., worked as a butler for Small Faces bass ... More >>
Try and guess the DJ's name. Pics by Rob, more below.Tom Tom Club/Matthew Dear
Wednesday, January 12
Better than: A Heads reunion.
Tina Weymouth: "A lot of you are too young to know this show, but it feels like Romper Room. "Chris Frantz: "This song is about all the cute little ... More >>
Tom Tom Club is back: the new-wave dance band extraordinaire, featuring ex-Talking Heads rhythm section/actual married couple Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, is doing two shows in NYC to support their new Genius of Live LP, featuring of course their endlessly sampled mega-hit "Genius of Love. ... More >>
I often wonder if the legends born out of CBGB ever get tired of talking about CBGB. Certainly, at last night's Tribeca Film screening of Burning Down The House: The Story of CBGB, the "Behind the Screens" panel of Tommy Ramone, ex-Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz, director Mandy Stein, and Jes ... More >>