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Chris Frantz

My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and What It Really Means

Chris Frantz | Posted 06.14.2014 | Entertainment
Chris Frantz

Yes, we really did eat the chili at CBGB's and believe me, it was pretty tasty.

"Over the Rainbow" Talking With Chris Frantz About the Song for Sandy Hook

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Music saves us. We whistle in the dark. I love the darkness of a starry night -- but the darkness of the tragedy last December in Newtown, Connecticut is nearly beyond words. Here, however, we can consider the music which followed it.

Watch Sandy Hook Kids Sing 'Over The Rainbow'

Posted 01.18.2013 | Arts

Recently, some pretty young musicians spent a day in the studio with Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz, the rock duo behind Talking Heads and Tom Tom Clu...

A Song From Sandy Hook

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.10.2013 | Arts

If you were to imagine the studio digs of Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz, members of two defining new wave bands -- Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club -- ...

Who Really Made CBGB Cool?

The Huffington Post | Michael Hogan | Posted 07.18.2012 | Entertainment

Who's responsible for turning CBGB's into the petri dish that unleashed punk rock onto the world? It's long been known that the idea didn't origina...

Tom Tom Club: Genius of Live

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Define "success." When people occasionally ask me to do this, I invariably answer: "Tom Tom Club." Then they go, "What?" And I go, "Here -- listen!" ...

Stop Making Sense With Jerry Harrison & Chris Frantz, Plus a Robert Francis Interview, John Mayer News, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This year being the 25th anniversary of the release of the Talking Heads' concert classic Stop Making Sense, I spoke with Talking Heads Jerry Harrison and Chris Frantz on the cult favorite.