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
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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
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.
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
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
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