From Wagnerian Operas to Arena Rock

In How Music Works, David Byrne examines the joy, physics, and business of music, often through the lens of his own diverse career. Most people know David Byrne as the shy, awkward lead singer of the Talking Heads. He is also an author, painter, photographer, producer, and uber-talented eccentric.

Here’s Byrne giving a TED Talk about how architecture helped music evolve, a topic he writes about in How Music Works.