Burning Down the (Columbia) House

Now that he’s safely ushered PowerPoint into the fine art realm, David Byrne is apparently going to do something equally drastic with our love for traditional music packaging.

In this article, Byrne does not mimic the similar sentiments of designerly-types when discussing music (“Waaaaaaaaaah! No more vinyl! Waaaaaaaaaaah! No one’s gonna buy my CD design!”), instead, he looks forward to a time when music packaging becomes truly “liberated,” free of the antiquated form that has held it back for far too long. We’re excited.

Byrne’s piece was previously linked here and there.