Posts Tagged: Arcade Fire

Wanted/Needed/Loved: Laura Ballance’s Ghost Stories


There is one story that my mother used to tell me often, which has become in some ways a symbol of my childhood. ...more
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Sound Takes: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars


That historical context takes center stage right from the outset ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Owen Pallett


Canadian musician Owen Pallett talks Tori Amos, perfectionism, percussion, and dark head spaces with Erin Lyndal Martin. ...more

Song of the Day: “Let Her Go”


Mac Demarco’s voice and “slacker” guitar are the essence of “laid back.” The artist’s distinct sound is a far cry from other Montreal-based contemporaries like Arcade Fire.  His bubbly track “Let Her Go,” from sophomore album Salad Days, makes us picture a lazy summer day on the beach, while the lyrics propose an appropriately laissez faire spirit.