Here’s a cool thing for a veteran band to do: Suddenly and unexpectedly play an entire beloved album, front to back, at a live show. Nine Inch Nails did it just last week, playing their 1992 EP Broken in full at a Phoenix show. And last night, when Arcade Fire played at the … More »
Arcade Fire, the late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, Alvvays, U.S. Girls, Weaves, Bernice, Partner, the Weather Station, Daniel Caesar, Faith Healer, Propagandhi, and YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN are among the nominees on the long list for the 2018 Polaris Music Prize. The full list of 40 albums up for the honor was announced today … More »
Arcade Fire have shared a music video for “Chemistry,” a track from the Canadian band’s most recent album, Everything Now. It was directed by Ray Tintori and animated by Starburns Industries, the production company behind projects like Rick & Morty and Anomalisa. The animation consists of giant animal heads placed on human being bodies … More »
Toronto’s arty guitar-pop four-piece Weaves are crazy good, and their new cover of “Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)” from Arcade Fire’s debut album Funeral is a bop. Recording for Canada’s Polaris Prize Cover Session series, our 2016 Band To Watch Weaves continue bursting with electric energy as on last year’s sophomore album Wide … More »
Arcade Fire recently appeared on the French talk show Quotidien, where they performed “Put Your Money On Me,” off their most recent album, Everything Now. They also sat down for an interview with the host, and the band answered all of the questions in French, naturally. Watch via ArcadeFireTube below. More »
Life Is Beautiful Music & Arts Festival is set to return to downtown Las Vegas with another comprehensive line-up, September 21–23, 2018. Now in it’s fifth year, the festival boasts some of the music world’s most sought-after headliners in The Weeknd, Arcade Fire, Florence + The Machine, DJ Snake, ODESZA, N.E.R.D, Deathcab for Cutie, Tyler, The Creator, and Justice.
If this group of star-studded talent doesn’t somehow tickle the ear drums, there truly is something for every musical taste this year. Also gracing the bill in 2018 is Bastille, Cold War Kids, Foster The People, and Wolfmother for the rock-minded music seekers. As the music industry’s most rapidly growing genre, rap and hip-hop is also well represented on the bill in Miguel, A$AP Ferg, T Pain, and more.
Of course, electronic artists continues to dominate the event with trap extraordinaires RL Grime, What So Not, DVBBS, tropical house saxophonist Sam Feldt, rising star Elohim, Galantis, CHVRCHES, Alison Wonderland, Cashmere Cat, Gramatik, Lane 8, Party Favor, and Chet Porter.
Tickets go on sale April 26th, with general admission passes starting at $295 + fees. All information can be found on the Life Is Beautiful website.
Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Cristo of Daft Punk are two of the biggest electronic music artists in the history of dance music. Despite releasing countless hit electronic music songs throughout the years, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler claims that Thomas Bangalter doesn’t even really like electronic music all that much. During a recently podcast, Arcade
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Arcade Fire have been the musical guests on Saturday Night Live a whopping five times over the years, four as themselves and one as Mick Jagger’s backing band, and they sat down for an interview to reflect on their deep involvement and roots with the show. Their most recent appearance was last month, when … More »