It’s 2009. Do You Know Where Your Soul Is?

April 23, 2009


By Bono

April 18, 2009

Op-ed for the New York Times

I AM in Midtown Manhattan, where drivers still play their car horns as if they were musical instruments and shouting in restaurants is sport.

I am a long way from the warm breeze of voices I heard a week ago on Easter Sunday.
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Right to Sing: Flaming Lips & Many More at Nashville’s Rites of Spring

April 22, 2009

wayne-sml Words and Images by Landin E. King, Contributing Editor Many colleges across the country hire bands to play an end-of-the-year show. But of all these blasts and blowouts and fests and flings, few can compete with the sheer quality and diversity found in Nashville, Tennessee at Vanderbilt University’s Rites of Spring international music festival. [Read more]

It’s Official: U2 Sell Out

April 7, 2009


Live Nation

April 6, 2009

With combined sales this morning of over 450,000 tickets sold, U2 360° Tour has now surpassed an amazing 2.5 million tickets sold throughout Europe and North America since the tour was announced on March 9th.

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Arcade Fire’s “Miroir Noir” Offers Beguiling Enigma

April 7, 2009


by Luke Pimentel, Editor

April 7, 2009

For all the evangelical ardor surrounding Montreal superstars Arcade Fire, the band has been surprisingly reticent to release any official documentation of their inner workings or beloved live performances.  Contrary to the modern-day norm of constant and thunderous media saturation, it appears the band still prefers to cultivate a sense of mystery about itself and its music.

Appropriate, then, that Miroir Noir – an arty, obtuse, highly impressionistic collage project from French-Canadian director Vincent Morriset and Parisian filmmaker Vincent Moon – should serve as the band’s first serious foray into long-form visual media.

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