How are you celebrating Halloween this year? A house party? Eating a mountain of mini Mars bars in the dark? Or maybe indulging that secret craving to wear women’s footwear under the more safe guise of ‘costume’ (I’m lookin’ at you Rick Lee). I bet Arcade Fire has you beat. They produced a short, found-footage (Blair Witch style) Halloween film. Stream it here:
The Foo Fighters have released the 3rd song off their upcoming album “Sonic Highways.” This one is called “Congregation” and was recorded in Nashville. Zac Brown helped with this one. It will be featured in tonights NEW episode of “Sonic Highways” on HBO.
Coldplay recorded a new song, Gavin Rossdale celebrates a birthday, and Noel Gallagher laughs of Oasis rumors.
The Black Keys were in town earlier this week, and I got a chance to sit down with the bands often outspoken drummer, Patrick Carney. Take a listen to the full interview. Carney talks about the bands history in Edmonton, the rise of two-piece bands, and his thoughts on Rock Documentaries.
Thursday, October 30th 2014.
Brent ate a loaf of failure bread. Its not “Jack White – Lazaretto.”
The Sonic Rock Door is worth: $442.
Mother Mother – Simply Simple
Mother Mother – Get Out The Way
New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers
Big Data – Dangerous
White Stripes – Icky Thump
Jack White – Would You Fight For My Love?
Metric – Monster Hospital
Take a listen to the Sonic Rock Door:
If you’re introducing yourself to the world, as George Ezra currently is, having Gandalf (Sir Ian McKellen) charm up your music video is a great start.
Young Fathers are an alt-hip hop group outta Edinburgh Scotland. They beat out the likes of Damon Albarn (Blur/Gorrilaz) and UK duo Royal Blood to win the Mercury Prize 2014. That is an award for best album by a European/Irish artist in the last 12 months. It comes with a cheque for $36,000. Check out a couple tracks from these guys below and their entire award winning album ‘Dead’ here!
We got to sit down with Patrick Carney ahead of The Black Keys show at Rexall.