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Lifelong Manchester City fan Noel Gallagher compiles matchday playlist for the Etihad - featuring just one of his songs - Mirror Online

Die-hard Manchester City fan Noel Gallagher has been given the honour of choosing the songs in the matchday playlist - sneaking in just one of his …

Noel Gallagher

Re-rewind: Cassette sales more than double in 2017

27 years ago, cassettes were the leading format of choice for music buyers.<p>CDs, downloads and streaming may have long superseded them, but over half …

Vinyl Records

Where to find the best food in Montreal

Montreal's culinary reputation has long been staked on the poutine — and foie gras — laden French Canadian foods of celebrity chefs cooking at places …

Restaurants

NME Tickets: Arcade Fire

<b>Tickets for Arcade Fire's 'In The Round' arena tour are on sale now</b><p><b>Arcade Fire are bringing 'Everything Now' to the UK and Ireland in April 2018</b><p>In …

Festivals

Montreal’s 5 Best Record Shops

Montreal is an alluring city. It’s hip. It has a reputation for excellent food. And it’s always been a hot bed for great music. Indeed, Montreal has …

Vinyl Records

Three Perfect Days in Montreal

<i>This is a sponsored post in partnership with</i> <i>Tourisme Montréal.</i> <i>All words and opinions are our own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us do</i> …

Travel

Mavis Staples - If All I Was Was Black

Legendary soul and gospel singer <b>Mavis Staples</b> has enjoyed an extraordinary third act. Most folk at this point in their career might be kicking back …

Michelle Obama

O Canada, How Do I Love Thee?

A Canuckophilic writer living in the United States counts the ways.<p>After the interesting turn of events last fall in the United States, I, like so …

Travel

My Surf Girl Life: Trey Bryant

I’m originally from Devon. Growing up there I remember the smell of tomato plants in my grandparents greenhouse, exploring icy rock pools, the drive …

Surfing

8 of the most disastrous tours in music history - BBC Music

Touring the country or the world: good for a musician's ego and often even better for their bank balance.<p>Yet sometimes things doesn't go smoothly. According to a recent report by the Toronto-based newspaper The Globe and Mail, Canadian art-rockers Arcade Fire are playing to "unfilled" stadiums …

Gregg Allman

Your Guide to Exploring Canada's Coolest Neighborhoods (Video)

Plan your next journey north around one of these destination-worthy neighborhoods.<p>The crags of Banff and the bucolic towns of Prince Edward Island …

Travel

watch Win Butler call Arcade Fire the Best Rock Band, discuss sexual assault, more

<b>Arcade Fire</b> frontman <b>Win Butler</b> was interviewed for George Stroumboulopoulos’s The Strombo Show, where they discussed a lot of different stuff in the …

Music Only Helps You Concentrate if You’re Doing the Right Kind of Task

Rocking out to Arcade Fire may not be helping your performance at work.<p>By<p>Nov 13 2017, 11:06 AM<p>Updated Nov 13 2017, 11:06 AM<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Many of us …

Mozart

How MTV's 'Catfish' Gets Its Music

It’s easy to miss all the music that’s in a single episode of your favorite TV show — whether it’s a hip-hop song giving the scene a boost of attitude, or a string instrumental swelling with the protagonist’s emotional heartbreak.<p>Music supervisors are the maestros of this medium, and every show has …

Emotions

Expert opinions on the greatest pop hits

A FEW PEOPLE who know a thing or two about pop were asked to cite some classics and explain what makes them great.<p>Carl Newman<p>The New Pornographers<p>I’m …

Carly Rae Jepsen

Do Dirty Beer Lines Actually Make You Drunker?

Food & Drink<p>Do Dirty Beer Lines Actually Make You Drunker?<p>Food & Drink<p>The 5 Best New Breweries in Canada<p>Food & Drink<p>Why Is It So Hard to Import …

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I’mma Let You Finish Arcade Fire, But The Dears Made Montreal’s Best Indie Rock Album of 2017

While your Instagram feed was likely blowing up courtesy of Arcade Fire’s <i>Everything Now</i> tour, another Montreal band was quietly selling out halls …

Is It Really Rock 'n' Roll Without Guitars? Yes, It Is.

It’s tempting to conflate the diminished role of guitars in pop music with the decline of rock ‘n’ roll. Since the turn of the century, when hip-hop …

LCD Soundsystem

Arcade Fire reportedly playing to half-empty arenas on North American tour

The band are currently on the road in support of latest album 'Everything Now'<p>Arcade Fire are reportedly struggling to fill arenas across North …

Arcade Fire reportedly playing to half-empty arenas

Arcade Fire is reportedly struggling to fill arenas on its North American tour.<p><i>The Globe and Mail</i> has reported surprisingly low attendance figures …

Arcade Fire are apparently struggling to fill venues on their current arena tour

According to reports in North America, Arcade Fire are struggling to even half fill some venues on their current North American tour, with "only" …

Music (UK)

Pitbull And Enrique Iglesias And The Meaning Of Community

As I wrote about last week with Arcade Fire (https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevebaltin/2017/11/01/arcade-fire-and-the-power-of-redemption/#743ce5686086) almost all live concerts these days have a storyline that accompanies the show. For the wildly successful Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias double bill …

Yasiel Puig

Arcade Fire Reportedly Playing to Smaller Crowds Than Expected • chorus.fm

The Globe and Mail are reporting that <b>Arcade Fire</b> are having trouble filling arenas on their current tour:<p>Blame it on the new album or the marketing …

Music

Arcade Fire at the Empty Tomb

The end of Arcade Fire’s latest album finds the band somewhere unexpected: the tomb of Christ. “Mary, roll away the stone,” frontman Win Butler rasps …

Arcade Fire Reportedly Playing To Half-Empty Arenas On Current Tour

Arcade Fire’s new album <i>Everything Now</i> didn’t get the warmest critical reception, and it seems that their tour in support of it isn’t getting the …

Music

Arcade Fire earns their near-superstar status with sold-out show: review

However one might feel about what the ambitious septet is up to at a given moment, seeing Arcade Fire perform live tends to make one a believer again.

Canadian News

Arcade Fire looks for signs of life on North American tour as venues go unfilled

Blame it on the new album or the marketing campaign for it, or on ticket prices and the popularity of rock music in 2017. Whatever the case, Arcade Fire is struggling to fill arenas on its North American tour.<p>Just 4,263 fans showed up for the Canadian band's Quebec City show, 4,004 in Tampa, 5,614 …

Menu-Hack Your Way to Canada With KFC's DIY Poutine

• POPSUGAR<br>• Food<br>• KFC<p>How to Menu-Hack KFC's Canadian Poutine<p>Menu-Hack Your Way to Canada With KFC's DIY Poutine<p>Shares<p>Canada hasn't just enriched our lives …

Ryan Gosling

Tidal Begins Adding Liner Notes to Albums and Songs

Nothing beats plopping down on a rug, opening an LP gatefold and poring over liner notes the old fashioned way, but shoot, time's have changed. For...

Music

Snapshot of Montreal's mayoral candidates (and taking sides on smoked meat vs. poutine)

On Sunday, Montrealers will go to the polls to choose the woman or man who will lead their fair city for the next four years.<p>Until then, here is a …

Canadian News