How Music Works, published by McSweeney’s, delves into a subject Byrne has spent years exploring− how music is shaped by time and place. Drawing on his experiences with the influential new wave band Talking Heads, Byrne examines how music adapts itself to cultural and physical contexts.
David Byrne and Win Butler in conversation: How Music WorksA co-presentation of Librairie Drawn & Quarterly and POP Montreal’s Symposium
a conversation with two of today’s most influential artists – David Byrne and Win Butler of The Arcade Fire. The two will be discussing Byrne’s new McSweeney’s book, How Music Works, in the context of their own personal and professional experiences as musicians and music lovers. This legendary occasion is a truly unique opportunity to hear from two highly respected voices of the independent music and art world.
Saturday September 22nd at the Ukrainian Federation, 5213 Hutchison
Come by the shop and pick up a copy! $5 off the cover price with the purchase of a ticket - and if you've already bought a ticket, show it to us and get $5 off! (there will be a limited number of signed copies available at the event as well)