San Francisco [Calif.] : McSweeney's, c2012.
345 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 336-344).
Creation in reverse -- My life in performance -- Technology shapes music : analog -- Technology shapes music : digital -- In the recording studio -- Collaborations -- Business and finances -- How to make a scene -- Amateurs! -- Harmonia Mundi.
The Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inductee and co-founder of Talking Heads presents a celebration of music that offers insight into the roles of time, place and recording technology, discussing how evolutionary patterns of adaptations and responses to cultural and physical contexts have influenced music expression throughout history and culminated in the 20th century's transformative practices.