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The Essential 2017 Summer Album Roundup

2017 has provided one of the most saturated summers for big releases in recent memory. Everything from superstar DJs, to teenage pop wunderkinds to quintessential indie rock bands have Continue reading The Essential 2017 Summer Album Roundup

Arcade Fire Sound Like they’re Scoring a Car Chase on ‘Signs of Life’

Part of Arcade Fire’s appeal is the theatricality and even if the lyrics of ‘Signs of Life’ aren’t as scathing or affecting as ‘Everything Now’, they still land on Continue reading Arcade Fire Sound Like they’re Scoring a Car Chase on ‘Signs of Life’

Arcade Fire’s ‘Creature Comfort’ Treads a Dangerous Line of Self-Awareness

Much like ‘Everything Now’, Arcade Fire’s ‘Creature Comfort’ deals heavily in irony. ‘Everything Now’ scorned modern life’s passively destructive relationship with

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Arcade Fire’s ‘Everything Now’ is ABBA-Inspired, 2017-Appropriate Wokeness

The fact that Arcade Fire’s momentous new single ‘Everything Now’ sounds like ABBA (‘Dancing Queen’ in particular) is by no means a coincidence. The Swedish pop maestros were Continue reading Arcade Fire’s ‘Everything Now’ is ABBA-Inspired, 2017-Appropriate Wokeness

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

This week was already geared up as a massive week for releases from the world of pop but it was to be the two big surprise returns that caught our eye at Vendor this week when New Music Friday rolled around. Here are the week’s five big releases that should be on your radar: Continue reading The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Arcade Fire’s ‘I Give You Power’ is your New Favourite Political Anthem

Yesterday saw the return of Gorillaz with their political track ‘Hallelujah Money’ and now, on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, Arcade Fire have shattered four years of silence with their own political lament ‘I Give You Power’. Continue reading Arcade Fire’s ‘I Give You Power’ is your New Favourite Political Anthem