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
Update: Will has shared a 320kbps mp3 of his new song “Not Gonna Die” from this session which you can download via his Soundcloud stream below. Will Butler got back to New York City in a hurry from Arcade Fire’s amazing headline set at WayHome, this so he could perform
Yesterday Will Butler released his live album Friday Night (it’s a lot of fun!) and to mark the occasion he did an AMA on Reddit. As these AMAs are a bit messy to go through I’ve collected the more interesting/funny/notable bits from it here. Let’s start with the big one.
Will Butler had been promising a live record would be released and today it was announced via his record label Merge Records. The album ‘Friday Night’ (MRG574) will be released on June 17th. The official blurb with all the info and the live video released: On June 17, Will Butler
Arcade Fire’s Will Butler and Richard Reed Parry have now also shared their thoughts in the wake of David Bowie’s passing. You can read Win Butler’s statement from yesterday here, which of course came to serve as Arcade Fire’s joint statement. Will Butler: «I met David Bowie when I was