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Wake Up

Quote of the day from Win Butler of Glastonbury-headlining Arcade Fire, reflecting on his determination to improve during his pre-fame years:

“It was really just about writing & writing & writing & writing & writing… I want to make something good, my end goal was like, what I’m doing is not good but I know that it can be good if I get the right combination of things… and the whole thing kind of grew out of that”. 8 more words

Mazelogic

Happy Birthday, Mavis Staples

Legendary soul and gospel singer Mavis Staples turns 75 today and she is truly an inspiration. She began her career in 1950 with her father, Pops Staples, and her siblings Cleotha, Yvonne, and Pervis in the Staple Singers. 290 more words

Memphis In 4 Days

Arcade Fire - A Career Analysis

I’ll dig a tunnel from my window to yours…

The Arcade Fire played a triumphant set last night at Glastonbury as 2014’s first headliner. It was a great, career spanning set and it’s had me thinking back on all their music. 1,412 more words

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Arcade Fire - We Exist

Arcade Fire’s recent move towards the dancefloor has seen the band marry their overblown tendencies with beats and smooth synths. ‘We Exist’ is the most obvious instance of hip-shaking on last year’s ‘Reflektor’, a slinky bassline so Bille Jean-esque you wonder whether someone might moonwalk over lit-up pavements in the video. 36 more words

New Music

Arcade Fire @ Earls Court (6/6/14)

For a band with only four albums under their belt, Arcade Fire have achieved a hefty amount. A Grammy, no. 1 albums, duetting with David Bowie. 682 more words

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Arcade Fire - Earls Court 6/6/14 - the review

Arcade Fire tours are very rare indeed. This is their first visit to London in 4 years (apart from a very short stint as the Reflektors last year) so anticipation for this visit to co-incide with last years… 1,025 more words

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DAVID WILSON x ARCADE FIRE

WE . ARE . HERE

Director: David Wilson

The debate has been open on the theme of transgender in this promo for Arcade Fire’s ‘We Exist. 94 more words

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