Album Review: Arcade Fire – Reflecktor (Merge Records; 2013)

BY HANNAH GREENFIELD Reflektor is exactly the album you would expect if you were to throw Arcade Fire into a thirty year old Jamaican castle and then allow James Murphy to clean up afterwards. Less orchestral and more dark ebbing dance beats, Arcade Fire prove that they are capable of reinventing themselves, yet on theContinue reading “Album Review: Arcade Fire – Reflecktor (Merge Records; 2013)”

An Interview with… Local Natives’ Kelcey Ayer

BY TARA McEVOY   Bursting onto the indie-rock scene in 2010 with the universally acclaimed debut album Gorilla Manor, Local Natives have quickly established themselves as one of the best bands to hail from the US in recent times, cementing this reputation with this year’s Hummingbird – a sophomore offering boasting a more mature soundContinue reading “An Interview with… Local Natives’ Kelcey Ayer”