May 12, 2015 | 20:47Q David Byrne of "The Talking Heads" talks "Contemporary Color" in Studio q Video
Q David Byrne of "The Talking Heads" talks "Contemporary Color" in Studio q May 12, 2015 | 20:47Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is hijacking a high school tradition: "colour guard", the flag, sabre and rifle spinning dancers seen during half-time shows at U.S. football games, backed by recorded music or a booming marching band. Byrne joins Shad to talk about Contemporary Color, his upcoming performance piece at the Luminato Festival, and how he found himself invested in this strange little niche.
May 15, 2015 | 27:27Q UFC Champ Ronda Rousey Video
Q UFC Champ Ronda Rousey May 15, 2015 | 27:27Ronda Rousey doesn't care if you think she's full of herself. The undefeated UFC fighter tells guest host Tom Power that she's fought hard for her confidence, and doesn't see why it should offend anyone.
May 14, 2015 | 26:37Q Buffy Sainte-Marie brings "Power in the Blood" to Studio q Video
Q Buffy Sainte-Marie brings "Power in the Blood" to Studio q May 14, 2015 | 26:37Buffy Sainte-Marie is back. The musical innovator's new record, Power in the Blood, is a sometimes fierce, sometimes lyrical collection — but her passion and sense of purpose is evident throughout. In a wide-ranging and energized conversation, Sainte-Marie joins Shad in studio q to discuss over 50 years of activism and envelope-pushing, the importance of play, and why indigenous artists are cracking the mainstream in unprecedented ways.
May 5, 2015 | 37:19Q Oasis' Noel Gallagher brings "Chasing Yesterday" to Studio q Video
Q Oasis' Noel Gallagher brings "Chasing Yesterday" to Studio q May 5, 2015 | 37:19Noel Gallagher has penned some of the best-known rock songs of the last two decades — and although he doesn't mind playing Oasis classics like Don't Look Back In Anger, the straight-shooting songwriter isn't resting on his laurels. He joins Shad not only to talk about his latest album "Chasing Yesterday", but also to offer his famously unvarnished opinion on the state of music today.