Tag Archives: Arcade Fire

Stargazing?

I actually wanted to write about the new Antlers, which will probably happen eventually, but then I discovered this album. For those of you not familiar with the stargazing music genre, think electronica meets indie meets pop-folk. Think Galaxie 500, Luna, Wondermints, Young Galaxy – even Grandaddy. All great bands. I don’t know why I haven’t heard about Wild Light before – Adult Nights was released back in 2009, and what a cool album indeed. Apparently one of Paste magazine’s … Continue reading

Shaun’s Top Albums of 2010

I could try to peacock some pretense of knowledge of what defines good music in my quest to tell you, the reader, what the best albums of 2010 are. So that’s exactly what I’m going to do. You want to know what defines good music? Open iTunes. (everyone has iTunes right?) Ja even you Mac okes have it. Open your 2010 Playlist in the Music Library. (You DO have a 2010 Playlist, right?) Oh I saw that! Put the fucking … Continue reading

Hummingbird’s Best Albums of 2010

1. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs They can’t set a foot wrong, and their third full studio album is full of surprises that continue to set them apart as a serious creative force in music. The Suburbs kicks against the boredom and mediocrity that is middle class whilst experiencing the realisation that the kids in Funeral have become those having kids in The Suburbs. An entire story about where we were and where we’re going is played out in ups … Continue reading