17 Mar 2017

Pro shot footage of The Reflektors

Arcade Fire, as The Reflektors, did a few small gigs before the release of Reflektor in 2013. Storm Saulter, film-maker/photographer, captured the band around the dates in Miami, FL at Mekka Nightclub (2013-10-23) and Little Haiti Cultural Center (2013-10-24). He’s now put up a video of it all, which you

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16 Mar 2017

RECAP: Arcade Fire – 2017/03/15 – Kanpe Kanaval, Montreal

Arcade Fire played a fundraising gig at Kanaval Kanpe to benefit the Haiti relief organisation Kanpe. Arcade Fire – 2017/03/15 – Kanpe Kanaval, Métropolis, Montreal, QC, Canada. The band Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Will Butler, Tim Kingsbury, Jeremy Gara, Richard Reed Parry. Touring musicians: Marika Shaw (viola/violin). Diol Edmond, and

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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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