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04.21.14 Andy Cush

For Record Store Day, the artist Natalie Sharp painted the covers of eight classic albums onto her face, and the results are terrifying. She told The Quietus: I stupidly thought I could knock these out in a day. Three days later with a bleeding face and being accused of racism after posting my progress on Facebook, […]

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02.04.14 Andy Cush

There’s a show of Talking Heads-inspired Valentines opening at Portland’s Land Gallery this month. And while I don’t quite understand the connection between the band and the plot to sell greeting cards and candy romantic holiday, I do like the work that the gallery is showcasing on Tumblr. The show is called Love for Sale (get it?), so […]

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05.28.13 Andy Cush

As part of a celebration honoring the life and music of the late, great, great, great Arthur Russell, here’s a previously unreleased recording of Talking Heads’ seminal “Psycho Killer” featuring Russell on cello. And unlike many archival, historical curiosities of this sort, this one is actually fucking good. Byrne’s voice doesn’t quite reach the blissful, psychotic […]

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