David Byrne Quotes & Sayings (Page 5)

A New YouTube Channel for PreSchool Learning

David Byrne quotes and sayings page 5 (70 year old musician). Here's quote # 41 through 50 out of the 142 we have for him.

David Byrne Quotes
“Performing is a thing in itself, a distinct skill, different from making recordings. And for those who can do it, it's a way to make a living.”
David Byrne Quotes
“The imminent demise of the large record companies as gatekeepers of the world's popular music is a good thing, for the most part.”
“One knew in advance that life in New York would not be easy, but there were cheap rents in cold-water lofts without heat, and the excitement of being here made up for those hardships. I didn't move to New York to make a fortune.”
“There's a certain amount of freedom involved in cycling: you're self-propelled and decide exactly where to go. If you see something that catches your eye to the left, you can veer off there, which isn't so easy in a car, and you can't cover as much ground walking.”
“I encourage people not to be passive consumers of music and of culture in general. And feeling like, yeah, you can enjoy the products of professionals, but that doesn't mean you don't have to completely give up the reins and give up every connection to music or whatever it happens to be.”
David Byrne Quotes
“Yeah, anybody can go in with two turntables and a microphone or a home studio sampler and a little cassette deck or whatever and make records in their bedrooms.”
David Byrne Quotes
“I've noticed a lot of younger artists have less fear of doing different sorts of things, whether it's various types of music, or gallery artists moving between video and sculpture and drawing.”
David Byrne Quotes
“From what I've heard, Paris did a little bit more prep work as far as making bike lanes and all of that stuff. They really did it properly, which New York is getting to little by little.”
“Probably the reason it's a little hard to break away from the album format completely is, if you're getting a band together in the studio, it makes financial sense to do more than one song at a time. And it makes more sense, if you're going to all the effort of performing and doing whatever else, if there's a kind of bundle.”
“When I was in high school, there were these British blues-rock-type bands with really good guitar players that would jam on one song for half an hour. And as much as I was amazed by some of those guitar players, seeing them prompted me to make a note that that's not something I could do.”

David Byrne Quotes Rating

No Ratings Yet
Leave A Comment