September 17, 2010

THE SPIRIT OF NENA (profanity alert):

Track by track: Maximum Balloon – Dave Sitek: The TV On the Radio man talks us through his solo debut, which features enough collaborations to rival Gorillaz's Plastic Beach (Sam Richards, 9/15/10, guardian.co.uk)

TV On the Radio guitarist and Yeah Yeah Yeahs producer Dave Sitek never intended to make a solo record. However, once he started playing his elastic electro-funk workouts to enthused buddies during parties at his new LA studio, Sitek soon found himself with a sassy ensemble pop album to rival Gorillaz's Plastic Beach. Maximum Balloon also contains David Byrne's finest vocal performance in years. Here's how it all came about, track by track.



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Posted by Orrin Judd at September 17, 2010 5:42 PM
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