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
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
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
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
Arcade Fire released the third single off Everything Now last Friday, June 30th. It’s very hard to describe, it’s a very different sounding song from pretty much anything else they’ve released. I rather like it. Directors of the video below are Lucas Leyva and Jillian Mayer from the Borscht Corporation.