22 Apr 2017

The new album reportedly not out before the tour kicks off

Arcade Fire’s fifth studio album that many thought would be out ahead of the tour kicking off on June 3rd, with their headline slot at Primavera Sound in Barcelona, now looks set to be released a fair bit later on in the year. This comes after the organisers of the

14 Apr 2017

Stream: Mavis Staples, Win Butler and Régine Chassagne – Slippery People (Live)

As announced not long ago Win Butler and Régine Chassagne feature on Mavis Staples: I’ll Take You There, An All-Star Concert Celebration. Now a cut from that has been released and it’s luckily enough just that cut we all wanted to hear. Great version of an all-time classic! Mavis Staples,

09 Apr 2017

Young Paris teaming up with Win Butler

Back in November 2014 Paris-born and New York City-bred Congolese rapper Young Paris shared a since then deleted tweet/photo of him and Win Butler in Arcade Fire’s Sonovox Studio with the caption “Working on the new Album with my buddy Win Butler. #BlacknGold #ArcadeFire”. Today Young Paris in an interview

29 Mar 2017

360° stage

Arcade Fire are playing Rockhal in Belval, Luxembourg on July 8th. It’s the first announced indoor gig, and they will be playing on a 360° stage in the middle of the room. It’s all loops and infinity related stuff these days! It won’t be the first time the band plays

28 Mar 2017

Win and Régine featuring on the release of Mavis Staples’ 75th birthday celebration concert

Back in 2014 Win Butler and Régine Chassagne were two of the guest artists for Mavis Staples’ 75th birthday celebration concert. Now, in 2017, the audio and footage from that night are finally being released. On June 2nd the Mavis Staples: I’ll Take You There, An All-Star Concert Celebration is

23 Mar 2017

Arcade Fire at Les Nuits de Fourvière

A date that has all the ingredients to be the ‘gig of the summer’ was announced today when Les Nuits de Fourvière announced their 2017 program. Arcade Fire are to play the ancient roman amphitheatre in Lyon, France on June 5th. Last time the band played there was on the