NEW YORK — Few bands have straddled the divide between indie and mainstream quite like Arcade Fire — eclectic in tastes and cerebral in views, yet enjoying rock-star recognition in the industry.
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NEW YORK — Punk legend Iggy Pop has turned 70 with news he is singing on an experimental jazz album, saying the genre’s bare exposure of his voice appealed to him artistically. Continue reading “Iggy Pop turns 70, sings on experimental jazz album”
LONDON — With lyrics like “We’re going backwards” and “Blame misinformation,” the British electronic band Depeche Mode hopes to “make people think” about the state of the world with their new album and expect more musicians to do the same.
Bob Dylan’s new album Triplicate explores American standards from the 1930s, ’40s, and ’50s, but the veteran singer-songwriter says that does not mean he is yearning for the past.