In Conversation

Tom Tom Club

Episode Summary

This week on In Conversation we are joined by Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz of Tom Tom Club. They sat down with Daiana Feuer to discuss their sonic roots, their other band, Talking Heads, and the creative currents flowing around all of us. This wide ranging interview kicked off with a vivid description of their initial recording sessions in the Bahamas and the dynamic group of artists and producers they met there. We were left with a tangible feeling for that time and for the creative paths blazed by our guests.

Episode Notes

Tom Tom Club In Conversation with Daiana Feuer

This week on In Conversation we are joined by Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz of Tom Tom Club. They sat down with Daiana Feuer to discuss their sonic roots, their other band, Talking Heads, and the creative currents flowing around all of us. This wide ranging interview kicked off with a vivid description of their initial recording sessions in the Bahamas and the dynamic group of artists and producers they met there. We were left with a tangible feeling for that time and for the creative paths blazed by our guests.

In 1981, feeling the music scene around them was growing too serious and dreary, the duo took a break from their band, Talking Heads, to pursue a new project, Tom Tom Club. It was born out of a wish to transport listeners to a more agreeable atmosphere and to make them dance. To find out more about this groundbreaking and widely sampled band, you can visit tomtomclub.com

In Conversation is produced by dublab. Sound editing and music are by Matteah Baim. Due to rights reasons music from the original broadcast has been removed. To hear more, please visit dublab.com