‘Plug In, Tune Out’ with David Byrne, Mark Mulligan, Dave Haslam

I’m excited to announce that next week I will be with Talking Head David Byrne and pioneering DJ Dave Haslam, discussing Byrne’s new book ‘How Music Works’ and many of the issues covered in it, including how digital consumption patterns are fundamentally changing both how music is listened to and how it is made.

It is going to be a great event and a fantastic opportunity to hear David Byrne talk about his views on making and performing music, the evolution of the music business and changes in music culture.  And if you haven’t read ‘How Music Works’ yet I recommend you go out and get yourself a copy, it’s a great read.

The full details of the event and ticketing can be found here, and a synopsis of the event is copied below.

Plug In, Tune Out; Does Music Matter Less In the Current Era?

Join Dave Haslam for a special event featuring David Byrne and Mark Mulligan discussing Byrne’s new book, ‘How Music Works’, in which the Talking Heads co-founder explores the joy and the business of making music, and analyses how profoundly music is shaped by its time and place.

Byrne and Mulligan will discuss the changes in the consumption and production of music in the digital age.

Doors 6.30pm. Event starts 7.30pm prompt (running time approx 90 mins).

Venue: Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK

Waterstones will be providing a bookstall. Pre-signed books of ‘How Music Works’ will be available for sale at the event (there will not be a public book signing).

On Sale from Friday 5 October 2012 at 11am (maximum purchase of 4 tickets per customer).