09 Mar 2017

Owen Pallett: Five essential Arcade Fire songs

Owen Pallett, Arcade Fire’s long-time collaborator/touring musician/friend, was asked by WFUV to pick his five essential Arcade Fire songs. It makes for very interesting reading. Check it out. Owen Pallett: Five Essential Arcade Fire Songs: “Vampire/Forest Fire,” Arcade Fire EP (2003) The self-titled EP continues to be, after The Suburbs,

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01 Mar 2017

Mavis Staples talks working with Arcade Fire

The legendary singer Mavis Staples joined forces with Arcade Fire for the stand-alone single I Give You Power that was released in connection with Donald Trumps’ inauguration. In an interview with The Arizona Republic she for the first time talks about it. Q: You’ve been working with youngsters and relative

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19 Feb 2017

Future samples Arcade Fire

Future samples Arcade Fire on his new self-titled album, specifically on the track “Might as Well”. The track features a sample off Arcade Fire’s “Owl”, a cut off the Her score/soundtrack of course. Here’s the credit: Future – “Might as Well” Written by Nayvadius Wilburn, Chance “Tarentino” Youngblood, Win Butler,

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15 Feb 2017

Arcade Fire to headline Kanpe Kanaval

Arcade Fire each year put on their own festival, Kanpe Kanaval, to benefit their relief organisation for Haiti – Kanpe. This year they’re headlining it themselves. On March 15th they’ll take the stage at Metropolis in Montreal. The event will be hosted by Jason Sudeikis and Anne-Marie Withenshaw. A host

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13 Feb 2017

Arcade Fire announce European tour dates

Arcade Fire have announced seven 2017 tour dates in Germany, Ireland, Italy, and the UK. June 13 – Belsonic: Ormeau Park, Belfast, UK June 14 – Malahide Castle, Dublin, Ireland June 16 – Tanzbrunnen, Cologne, Germany July 2 – Kindl-Bühne Wuhlheide, Berlin, Germany July 6 – Manchester International Festival: Castlefield

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