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Around The World of Music: Exploring The Contagious Cuts of Canada

I know you’re still recovering from being jet lagged from our last trip to Ireland. I have great news though; it turns out the country that lays on top of us like Snoopy on his dog house has contributed immensely to our music landscape and we can stay in the western hemisphere. 830 more words


Do You Lack the Intelligence?!: Attempting to Understand the Value of "Smart" Music

As I’m sure you all know, Kendrick Lamar’s new album To Pimp A Butterfly was leaked last week, creating an initial overflow of excitement that slowly tapered off as thousands discovered that it held absolutely zero “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe’s” or “Backseat Freestyle’s” 2,323 more words


Album Review: Will Butler - Policy

Policy is the first proper solo outing of Arcade Fire’s multi-instrumentalist livewire Will Butler. Out of older brother Win’s shadow, and following on from his Oscar-nominated soundtrack for the film Her, Policy is a long overdue creative outlet for the younger Butler. 556 more words

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The Wilderness Downtown

I’m not usually a fan of Arcade Fire. But whilst procrastinating on a sunny sunday morning avoiding doing some dissertation work, I discovered this work of art… 18 more words



I’ve been toying with the idea of starting a music blog a few weeks back after realising that it would be rather annoying of me to constantly flood my Facebook news feed with a million and one random music videos so here I am. 160 more words

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[Indie]: Will Butler - What I Want

Behold my favourite track from Arcade Fire‘s second Butler Banana Will’s debut album PolicyA lot of different things have been said of Will’s first solo effort, but as usual, beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. 45 more words


Arcade Fire's Will Butler goes kaleidoscopic at Maggie Mae's

“I really like Arcade Fire,” I heard the woman say to the stranger she was making South By small talk with. “But I haven’t listened to Will Butler’s album.” Yet here she was — one of many I overheard having the same conversation — on the crowded puddle-pocked patio upstairs at Maggie Mae’s on a Saturday night. 396 more words

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