20 Sep 2017

Arcade Fire recorded a Spotify Singles session

Yep, Arcade Fire swung by the Spotify offices in New York on August 4th this summer. They recorded a session for the Spotify Singles series. First out is Everything Now, together with Brooklyn Youth Chorus. Cute version. The second and final song is a cover of John Lennon’s “Mind Games”,

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09 Sep 2017

Arcade Fire after-parties – “Disco Town Halls”

Will Butler is putting together after-parties for the North American Arcade Fire tour, which just kicked off. Will said, “we’ll talk issues with local orgs/activists/politicians. Followed by more music!”  9/12 New York, NY at Nublu – with Katal and Brad Lander, talking about Rikers Island. Music: Will Butler and Sarah

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12 Aug 2017

Review: Everything Now – the 50/50 album

So, before I get stuck into it I just want to let anyone reading this know I’ve probably listened to the record a fair bit less than you because I didn’t have the chance to do so until only just seven days ago. Just so you know where I’m at

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13 Jul 2017

Fourth single: Electric Blue

Arcade Fire just released their fourth single, Electric Blue, from the upcoming album Everything Now. It’s unlike anything I’ve ever heard from them, and I love it. A mellow vibe with almost angelic singing from Régine over a bounce-y beat. It must be heard to understand. Feels amazing a band

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05 Jul 2017

Chemistry live premiere

Arcade Fire landed a knock-out at the first of two dates at York Hall in London. They premiered Chemistry off the new album. Sounds like something from David Bowie’s mid-70’s period and Arcade Fire’s own song Get Right. It even has that shift in sound from groovy and dance-y to

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