Posts Tagged ‘regine chassagne’

July 13, 2017

Regine Chassagne

takes the leads on our latest preview from Arcade Fire’s next conceptual album Everything Now, and she’s super glam in its video, too. Feast your eyes and ears on Electric Blue, the fourth and final advance track from the album before it arrives soon on July 28th. It’s a wonderfully wavey and funky jam on which Regine shows off a range to her voice that was hitherto unknown. I mean, she’s always been a queen when it comes to her riveting vocals, but Electric Blue sees her taking her voice on immense and en point aerial adventures. Everything Now will be available on CD, cassette, and heavyweight black vinyl LP, as well as digitally of course, through an exclusive 360 degree partnership with global media and e-commerce platform Everything Now in synergy with the Sony Corporation. If you haven’t been following along with Everything Now Corp’s socials, and you dig tongue in cheek sardonic commentary about commercialism and the world as driven by corporate entities, you should check it out. I’m sure it’ll tickle you and bring forth a few giggles. Pre-order Everything Now, which was produced by Arcade Fire, Thomas Bangalter (Daft Punk), and Steve Mackey, with co-production by Markus Dravs, here.

June 30, 2017

Fine new Arcade Fire tunes continue to roll out as the Grammy award winning band continues their “Everything Now” trek with new video and song Signs Of Life. “Everything Now Corp” has “taken over” the band’s socials as of late, and we’re now treated to another funky grooving jam that feels a bit like it’s from the Reflektor days, but with a late 70′s early 80′s ABBA feel that seems inherent in this new iteration of AF. Signs Of Life, which comes with a quirky paranormal investigation music video that seems to take the song quite literally, is our third taste from new album Everything Now, due out July 28th through “an exclusive 360-degree partnership with global media and e-commerce platform Everything Now, in synergy with Sony corporation.” Pre-order Everything Now, here.

June 1, 2017

It’s been a huge, huge day for a die hard fan of Arcade Fire like me. Not only has the Grammy award winning Canadian band officially unleashed a new tune via a captivating video, but that song, Everything Now, has been announced as the title track from their fifth album arriving this summer. The band will also be heading out on an extensive tour in support of their new full length. The Canadian collective is blowing a lot of minds with their new song, too. Arcade Fire is well known for taking their sound in a fresh direction with every new full length, and it seems they’ve gone an ABBA meets Bowie and LCD Soundsystem sort of disco-pop-rock route with the first taste from their next album. The more I listen to flute saturated Everything Now, the more my love for it grows. Find out more about the band’s forthcoming tour on their website, here. They’ll be playing the Oakland Arena in October, and I’m all ready to snag my tickets when they go on sale. As for Everything Now, you can pre-order from various outlets, here. Some nice bundles featuring limited edition items are available from the official store. I couldn’t resist snagging the Day And Night bundle earlier. Like I said, I’m a huge, huge Arcade Fire fan. 

January 20, 2017

My day has been long and insanely stressful, thanks to my day job, yet it couldn’t get any better now that both Gorillaz and now Arcade Fire have dropped fresh new material for us to lap up in all eagerness and love. “It’s never been more important that we stick together and take care of each other” states Mavis Staples and Arcade Fire as they partner up on an empowering anthem from which all proceeds will go to the American Civil Liberties Union. That’s right, I Give You Power is Arcade Fire’s own foray into the political music pervading the music scene this week. Funky strutting, soulful burning electronica evokes a mixture of Bowie, Soulwax/2manydjs, and, as talented singer songwriter/producer SHEARE himself had put it quite perceptively earlier today, “Yeezus daft punk era production”. I Give You Power feels like the next evolution of Reflektor, though the rumor is that this is a one off and not a taste from a future full length album (that should be arriving later this year, weeee!). 

January 22, 2014
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Still lots of goodies that came out of today, but I’ll leave y’all off with this surprisingly good mashup by, who else, but The Hood Internet. Reflekt You Tonight mashes together INXS’s 80’s classic Need You Tonight and Arcade Fire’s Reflektor, an interesting little pair up, indeed. I clicked the play button rather cautiously at first. Lo and behold, the simmering vocals and AF’s Haiti/disco production go together pretty nicely! I wouldn’t share it if not, because Arcade Fire is kind of sacred ground, if you know what I mean. 

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January 22, 2014
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Still lots of goodies that came out of today, but I’ll leave y’all off with this surprisingly good mashup by, who else, but The Hood Internet. Reflekt You Tonight mashes together INXS’s 80’s classic Need You Tonight and Arcade Fire’s Reflektor, an interesting little pair up, indeed. I clicked the play button rather cautiously at first. Lo and behold, the simmering vocals and AF’s Haiti/disco production go together pretty nicely! I wouldn’t share it if not, because Arcade Fire is kind of sacred ground, if you know what I mean. 

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OFFICIAL VID: Arcade Fire – Afterlife

November 21, 2013

Yea, buddy! There’s an official music video this morning for Arcade Fire’s Afterlife, likely one of the best tunes off of Reflektor. Of course, there’s also been the genius Black Orpheus (the film) lyric video already, and the super cool Youtube Music Awards live video starring Greta Gerwig and directed by Spike Jonze. All three are interesting accompaniments to the song. The official video is directed by Emily Kai Bock and it’s quite the cinematic experience. I’ll have to watch it again soon to try to make the most sense of it, but obviously, it’s very profound and sentimental. It addresses the loss of a family member through the eyes and thoughts of the rest of the nuclear family. What else would you expect from Arcade Fire, anyway? We had plenty of deep, complex short films and videos that came along with The Suburbs a few years ago. Arcade Fire is, simply put, way too awesome and one of the greatest bands of our time. 

OFFICIAL VID: Arcade Fire – Afterlife

November 21, 2013

Yea, buddy! There’s an official music video this morning for Arcade Fire’s Afterlife, likely one of the best tunes off of Reflektor. Of course, there’s also been the genius Black Orpheus (the film) lyric video already, and the super cool Youtube Music Awards live video starring Greta Gerwig and directed by Spike Jonze. All three are interesting accompaniments to the song. The official video is directed by Emily Kai Bock and it’s quite the cinematic experience. I’ll have to watch it again soon to try to make the most sense of it, but obviously, it’s very profound and sentimental. It addresses the loss of a family member through the eyes and thoughts of the rest of the nuclear family. What else would you expect from Arcade Fire, anyway? We had plenty of deep, complex short films and videos that came along with The Suburbs a few years ago. Arcade Fire is, simply put, way too awesome and one of the greatest bands of our time. 

ALBUM STREAM: Arcade Fire – Reflektor

October 24, 2013

I’m freaking out. Arcade Fire JUST posted Reflektor on Youtube for us to stream in FULL. IN FULL. DID I SAY IN FULL? All ONE HOUR 25 MINUTES OF REFLEKTOR. WE CAN LISTEN TO IT NOW. NOW. YES. NOW. It’s actually a huge, long lyric video set to a 1959 film titled Black Orpheus (as referenced previously in the lyric video for Afterlife). Reflektor comes out on October 29. Anyway, I’m going to shut up now and focus on the stream. You too. Go.

ALBUM STREAM: Arcade Fire – Reflektor

October 24, 2013

I’m freaking out. Arcade Fire JUST posted Reflektor on Youtube for us to stream in FULL. IN FULL. DID I SAY IN FULL? All ONE HOUR 25 MINUTES OF REFLEKTOR. WE CAN LISTEN TO IT NOW. NOW. YES. NOW. It’s actually a huge, long lyric video set to a 1959 film titled Black Orpheus (as referenced previously in the lyric video for Afterlife). Reflektor comes out on October 29. Anyway, I’m going to shut up now and focus on the stream. You too. Go.