Sarah Neufeld: Stories

Sarah Neufeld, a solo musician and member of Arcade Fire, released “Stories” yesterday. Neufeld’s upcoming album Detritus was born from her previous collaborative work with dancer/choreographer Peggy Baker, and “Stories” is one of the lush, dramatic pieces from that. Minimal but textured, the music comprises ambient synths, haunting violins and otherworldly vocals.

Arcade Fire: Creature Comfort

As anticipation reaches critical mass for their 28 July Everything Now album release, the Arcade Fire have just unleashed a hyper-active satirical video for the track “Creature Comfort.” While the band, dressed in matching futuristic costumes, plays in the background, annotations pop up on screen—calling to mind the VH1 classic Pop-Up Video. Only, the information here is comedic and quite frankly bizarre at times. The …

Axel Boman: Hello

An emo anthem #PrivateJam, the latest Arcade Fire video from Spike Jonze and more in this week's music recap

After remixing for the likes of house heavyweights John Talabot and playing sets at London’s Red Bull Music Academy, Stockholm’s Axel Boman is releasing his highly anticipated full-length release Family Vacation on Monday, 11 November. His first single “Hello” dropped this week to praise from critics and fans alike. The eight-minute chilled out house track is less sweaty dance floor EDM and more like Sunday …