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WHAT IS HOPELESSNESS

The people around me are split into two camps. One camp avoids me because they know I’m gloomy and nothing they can say (although sometimes there’s plenty they can do) will help, and “your depression makes me depressed”. 1,151 more words

Mas Ysa - Seraph

Canadian-born, Brazilian-raised and American resident, Thomas Arsenault, or Mas Ysa, jumped onto the scene when he opened for Deerhunter in 2013. He seemed to have a penchant for those moody, sincere upbeat songs that often dealt with heartbreak despite their catchy and dance-able melodies. 575 more words

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WHY ARE MY SOCKS DRENCHED

Three-quarters of a flask of scotch. Two scotch chocolate truffle balls. Ginger ale and vodka. Shot of tequila. Orange juice and vodka. Another shot of tequila. 855 more words

The Reflektor Tapes. Trailer. Arcade Fire. Kahlil Joseph.

Arcade Fire will release their first feature film, The Reflektor Tapes, in theaters worldwide on September 24th for a limited time. Directed by 2013 Sundance Grand Jury Prize for Short Films winner Kahlil Joseph, The Reflektor Tapes will be a unique cinematic experience, meeting at the crossroads of documentary, music, art and personal history.

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Outside Lands Announces Night Shows For 2015 Festival Feat. Wilco, Speedy Ortiz, Win Butler & More

If you’re a particularly rabid brand of music consumer, boy do we have some real good news for you: Outside Lands has just announced their supplementary night shows for the festival and they’re looking pretty good. 223 more words

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Arcade Fire’s Régine Chassagne: “Jay Z blackmailed me to support Tidal”

From L.E Obb, in Quebec.

Régine Chassagne of Arcade Fire has sensationally claimed that Jay Z forced her to appear on stage at the launch of TIDAL using “manipulation, blackmail and psychological torture.” 253 more words

An Arcade Fire odyssey pt. II - Arcade Fire at Hyde Park

In the summer of 2014 I wrote about the Arcade Fire a lot. This is a review sent to the UK’s Catholic Herald after it had earlier printed a review by me of Bob Dylan at the Royal Albert Hall. 501 more words

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