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,

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

13 Feb 2017

All you need to know to get tickets this week

June 13 – Belsonic. Ormeau Park, Belfast, UK No presale. Onsale to General Public Start: Friday Feb 17, 09:00. £49.00 + fees. Tickets limit: 8 per person/card. Tickets here. June 14 – Malahide Castle, Dublin, Ireland No presale. Onsale to General Public Start: Fri 17/02/17, 09:00 €69.50 + fees. Ticket

09 Nov 2016

Régine receives honorary doctorate from Concordia University

Doctor Chassagne. That has a good ring to it! Régine Chassagne studied Communications at Concordia University, BA ’98, and on Monday (Nov 7th) received an honorary doctorate for her “commitment to Haiti and her impact on the international music scene”. Régine was visibly touched by the honour and gave a

11 Sep 2016

Win Butler’s Pop vs Jock IV

Win Butler is once again organising the basketball game ‘Pop vs Jock’ during Pop Montreal festival. After a break last year it’s now back for its fourth edition and takes place on September 24th. It features many faces from previous year’s editions like The Strokes’ Nikolai Fraiture, Vampire Weekend’s Chris