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Chris Frantz

Among the Speaking Mind’ founding users, drummer Chris Frantz provided the backbeat for all the group’s following recordings (and performances). Given birth to Charton Christopher Frantz on, may 8, 1951, at Fort Campbell, KY, Frantz and his family members ultimately relocated to Pittsburgh through the middle-’60s, where he used the …

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Gorillaz

Conceived because the first “virtual hip-hop group,” Gorillaz combined the musical talents of Dan “The Automator” Nakamura, Blur’s Damon Albarn, Cibo Matto’s Miho Hatori, and Tom Tom Club’s Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz using the arresting visuals of Jamie Hewlett, most widely known because the creator from the cult comic …

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Tom Tom Club

Tom Tom Golf club began life like a part project for Speaking Heads users Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, who adopted a light, tropical dance design that won them a platinum recording in Tom Tom Golf club in 1981 and a high 40 solitary in “Genius of Like.” They continuing …

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Talking Heads

In the beginning of the career, Speaking Heads were all nervous energy, detached emotion, and subdued minimalism. If they released their last recording about 12 years later on, the music group had recorded from art-funk to polyrhythmic worldbeat explorations and basic, melodic acoustic guitar pop. Between their 1st recording in …

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