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Caught in the Net: A head that never stops talking

And you may find yourself giving a speech at one of the most highly respected academic conferences in the world about the intersection between architecture and music, as one of Talking Heads frontman David Byrne's most famous songs did not begin. Following his enthralling conversion of London's Roundhouse venue into one giant musical instrument a little over a year ago, Byrne gave a talk at a recent TED conference which baffled and impressed critics in equal measure. Far from burning down the house, Byrne claims, we should be investigating its effect on the acoustics of the musical experiences we love. Jumpy and caffeinated as ever, the lecture, recorded in February but only released last week, deserves a watch, at ind.pn/aVlvH9

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