Tag Archives: Arcade Fire

KNOW YOUR LABEL: MERGE RECORDS

by alyssa coluccio In the history of music, the record label and the music fan have not always walked hand in hand.  In fact, the music fan has often condemned the label as being “the stifler of musical freedom” and “the corrupter of musical purity.”  Some major labels aside, there actually does exist a world [...]

10 TRACKS FOR NO REASON AT ALL

by that damn deer Our friends spoil us.  We got an email from our homeboy Christos a couple days ago, and this is all it said: no particular reason… no reason at all.. a random 10 tracks I want to share with you all. Sick right?  We felt obligated to share the wealth, so grab [...]

QC INTERVIEW: PLANTS AND ANIMALS

by kerrigan daws (pics by laura totten) Plants and Animals spends around eight hours a day on their tour bus so their drummer Matthew Woodley was kind enough to turn down the Arkon/Family song he was listening to, and take a quick call from QC yesterday evening. The Polaris nominees were en route to Atlanta, [...]

SWAY MACHINERY @ LE POISSON ROUGE

by marc amigone The Sway Machinery is a creative collaboration between five of the most dynamic musicians on the NY scene, bass saxophonist Colin Stetson of Arcade Fire and Tom Waits’ Band, horn players Stuart Bogie and Jordan McLean of Antibalas, Brian Chase of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and frontman Jeremiah Lockwood of Balkan Beat [...]

THE SWAY MACHINERY

by marc amigone (photo by heather conley) What do you get when you take bluesman and Balkan Beat Box guitarist Jeremiah Lockwood, add the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s drummer Brian Chase, two horn players from Antibalas, Stuart Bogie and Jordan McLean, and bass saxophonist Colin Stetson of Arcade Fire and Tom Waits’ band? The funkiest bar [...]