Tag Archives: Arcade Fire

Friday Music News

Miami-based garage rockers Jacuzzi Boys have launched a new label Mag Mag, and who better to be on their first release but the Grandfather of Punk himself, Iggy Pop. Check out the single “Asshole Blues” below, officially out April 21st as the first in a series of flexi-discs. In an interview with Rolling Stone, PopRead more…

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10 Ridiculous Pranks in Rock History

Happy April Fool’s Day! Today, we celebrate the silliest day of the year with a post of ten ridiculous pranks in rock history. Some lean more political, others make for excellent promotional strategies, but they are all equally hilarious (except the Keith Moon pranks, which are objectively the best). 1. Arcade Fire Fans ‘Get Lucky’ Stand aroundRead more…

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Friday Music News

Earlier this month, we mentioned local ladies Sleater-Kinney were on the eve of releasing their first-ever live album, and today, you can stream the whole thing. Live in Paris was recorded at La Cigale back in March 20th, 2015, and features a strong discography-covering set list. Sub Pop will release a physical edition on JanuaryRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The soundtrack for the 1996 film Trainspotting was so revered, they even released a second volume. The same might end up being true for the sequel T2 Trainspotting, in theaters February 10th. Director Danny Boyle has yet again curated a fantastic mix, including artists you might expect like Ziggy Pop — I mean, Iggy (“IggyRead more…

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Thursday Music News

The rollout of new Arcade Fire begins! And it truly couldn’t happen at a better time. Stream the single “I Give You Power” below, which features guest vocals from legendary vocalist and civil rights activist Mavis Staples. The track is a Tidal exclusive (a company Win Butler and Régine Chassagne are part-owners of). All proceedsRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

It’s looking like we’ll have a new Arcade Fire album in 2017! Drummer Jeremy Gara confirmed to Red Bull Poland that they’ve finished recording all the tracks for the new LP, and it “should come out this year.” He adds, the band are “still mixing and trying to decide which songs will end up onRead more…

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Friday Music News

Northwest artist Joey Casio has been identified in the aftermath of last weekend’s Oakland warehouse fire, one of the deadliest building fires in history with a total of 36 people killed. Joey (real name: Joseph Matlock) was scheduled to perform under his alias Obsidian Blade. Originally from Vancouver, Matlock moved to Olympia where he stayedRead more…

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KEXP Fall Fundraising Drive: You Shape Tomorrow’s Sounds Today

Some radio stations only play the latest hits. Others spin nothing but oldies. But thanks to financial support from music lovers like you, you can hear the best music of all eras and styles on listener-powered KEXP. When you tune in for special programs like our silver anniversary celebration of Nirvana’s Nevermind and today’s BestRead more…

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Monday Music News

Following an electrifying performance at Pickathon, Thee Oh Sees offer a full album stream of their upcoming release, A Weird Exits. Hard to believe it’s only the 17th full-length from John Dwyer and company. KEXP presents the Bay Area band on Friday, November 25th at Neumos. [Consequence of Sound]

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Monday Music News

As the music world reels from the news of Alan Vega’s passing, several fans have shared cover versions of Suicide songs online. Check out Win Butler of Arcade Fire‘s take on the 1979 single “Dream Baby Dream” below, shared under his DJ Windows 98 name, and MGMT‘s resurrection of Vega’s 1983 track “Goodbye Darling.” DevonRead more…

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