Arcade Fire has certainly created a buzz about their new album Reflektor, which is expected to drop October 29th. This past Saturday they graced the SNL stage and performed the title track/single “Reflektor” as well as a new unheard track “Afterlife.”
Following the conclusion of SNL the thirty-minute special, Here Comes the Night Time featured Arcade Fire showcasing three new songs. The special was nearly on the verge of chaos the entire thirty-minutes. There were parades of costumes including, skeletons, rabbits, huge paper mache heads and various other strange characters. Not to mention the countless celebrity cameos including James Franco, Bill Hader, Ben Stiller, many other comedy greats and even Bono made an appearance. Arcade Fire’s front man Win Butler said that the band had to whittle down about 60 new songs for this effort and with almost all of the songs lasting more than seven minutes the record will be released as a double LP having in total thirteen songs. Needless to say the world is anxiously awaiting Arcade Fire to deliver many more eccentric hits with their new album Reflektor set to drop on October 29th. Click the more below to watch the video.
Eminem – Arcade Fire – Widespread Panic – The Black Keys
Buffalo Springfield feat Richie Furay, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Rick Rosas, Joe Vitale
My Morning Jacket - Ray LaMontagne - String Cheese Incident
Robert Plant & Band of Joy - Mumford & Sons - The Strokes
The Decemberists - Lil Wayne - Bassnectar - Iron & Wine - Girl Talk - Primus Dr. John and The Original Meters performing Desitively Bonnaroo - Alison Krauss & Union Station Pretty Lights - Florence + the Machine - SuperJam with Dan Auerbach and Dr. John - Atomsphere Explosions In The Sky - Gogol Bordello - Beirut - Big Boi - Scissor Sisters - Gregg Allman Ratatat - Global Gypsy Punk Revue curated by Eugene Hütz - Robyn - Warren Haynes Band Deerhunter - Opeth - STS9 - Old Crow Medicine Show - Bootsy Collins & the Funk University Wiz Khalifa - Matt & Kim - Grace Potter & The Nocturnals - Mavis Staples - Cold War Kids The Del McCoury Band & the Preservation Hall Jazz Band - Wanda Jackson - The Walkmen Justin Townes Earle - Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses - Béla Fleck and the Flecktones - !!! Jovanotti - Bruce Hornsby - Loretta Lynn - Neon Trees - The Drums - Sleigh Bells - Amos Lee Best Coast - Dãm-Funk & Master Blazter - The Sword - Portugal. The Man- The Black Angels School of Seven Bells - J. Cole - Nicole Atkins & the Black Sea - Wavves - Chiddy Bang - Junip Freelance Whales - Deer Tick - Band of Skulls - Sharon Van Etten - Abigail Washburn Omar Souleyman - Twin Shadow - Kylesa - Man Man - The Low Anthem - Alberta Cross Railroad Earth - Jessica Lea Mayfield - Smith Westerns - The Head and the Heart - Karen Elson Beats Antique - 22-20s - Phosphorescent - Clare Maguire - Hayes Carll
The 2011 event marks the 10th year for the legendary festival, which began in 2002 as a remarkable idea to serve a passionate yet underappreciated and overlooked fanbase, and ended up becoming the premier multi-day concert destination of the summer whose dynamic and eclectic programming paved the way for the age of the great American music festival.
Are you going to make the trek to California to the 2011 Cochella Music Festival? We’ve listed out all of the artists performing and highlighted the ones you’ve heard on Lightning 100 or Grimey’s Indie Underground Hour. The fest takes place 4/15-4/17. Three-day weekend passes cost $269 (+$3 charity +$9 facility fee +service fees) and go on sale 10AM this Friday at coachella.com.
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