Talking Heads: Chris O'Connor and Julien Dyne

By Sam Wicks

They're two of Auckland's finest percussion journeymen, but Julien Dyne and Chris O'Connor have each followed a more complicated rhythm in their approaches to making music.

Chris O'Connor (left) and Julien Dyne.
Chris O'Connor (left) and Julien Dyne.

For Talking Heads, we got Julien Dyne and Chris O'Connor to come together and chew over the strange duality of the drum kit, the intersections of melody and noise, and the rejuvenating power of playing live.

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