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interviewing people who can't talk
for people who can't read."
(Frank Zappa)

Posts tagged "arcade fire"
Oh happy days: 5 albums we can't wait for in 2013

Oh happy days: 5 albums we can’t wait for in 2013

Have you read your fair share of Top-Whatever lists this December? Now that we’ve all established Japandroids’ Celebration Rock was awesome, let’s shut the door on 2012 and take a look at five albums we’re hotly anticipating in 2013: 1. Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, We The Common / Release date: February 4,...
Arcade Fire to lecture UT journalism students

Arcade Fire to lecture UT journalism students

After SXSW has come and gone this year, members of Canada’s Arcade Fire  – Win Butler, Régin Chassagne, Will Butler and Marika Anthony-Shaw – will hang back  to discuss serious musical matters. Scheduled to lecture at the UT Austin Student Activity Center at the University of Texas on March 19, the foursome will address music...
Bright Moments' Natives

Bright Moments’ Natives

Natives, the forthcoming debut album from Bright Moments aka multi-instrumentalist, Kelly Pratt (Beirut, Arcade Fire), is a study of people, places and adventure featuring a lively, prominent brass section atop a multi-layered, indie-pop base. While the use of brass instruments in pop music is nothing new (and lest you anticipate the second coming of Beirut),...
Macy Gray to release covers album

Macy Gray to release covers album

Cover lovers, rejoice! Eclectic R&B chanteuse, Macy Gray, has announced a forthcoming covers album with a spring release date,  says Consequence of Sound. The notoriously off-beat star will drop Covered on March 27, featuring renditions of well-loved tunes by Radiohead, Eurythmics, Metallica, Kanye West and Arcade Fire, among others. Gray’s current LP The Sellout –...
Michou: Celebrating love and a decade of new possibilities

Michou: Celebrating love and a decade of new possibilities

Windsor quartet Michou has much to celebrate says vocalist Mike Hargreaves – a brand new EP, Celebrate Love, a cross-Canada tour set to commence in May, and their recent appointment as artist of the year at Toronto’s 2011 Verge Music Awards, winning over Stars, Arcade Fire, Zeus, and Tegan and Sara. Alongside Hargreaves, Michou’s members...
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