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Archive for April, 2011

David Byrne on Musical Architecture

Here’s an interesting TED lecture given by David Byrne about how the architecture of performance spaces helped develop different musical styles.

Byrne takes a number of physical contexts and looks at how they have shaped everything from traditional West African music to jazz and stadium rock. Watch it here

Plus, listen out for his amusing habit of saying “so I asked myself” (well, how did I get here?).