Tag: arcade fire

  • A New Approach to Lyric Writing: Telling Sensory Stories Through Song

    A New Approach to Lyric Writing: Telling Sensory Stories Through Song

    Using all four of your senses is a tool to unlocking a ton of below the surface lyric ideas. Sensory stories help connect on a deeper level.

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  • 7 Musical Relationships That Actually Worked Out

    7 Musical Relationships That Actually Worked Out

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. If you’re a musician reading this, you’re most likely already well aware that pursuing a meaningful career in music can be fraught with isolation, loneliness, loss, and […]

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  • The COMPASS: Montréal, QC

    The COMPASS: Montréal, QC

    Montréal is a live music town through and through. It’s also a hockey town. And sometimes, it’s both at once! People are likely to know this city by its music due to break-out indie rock sensations like Arcade Fire, Wolf Parade, Mac DeMarco, and the Barr Brothers; major electronic acts such as A-Trak, Grimes, and Kaytranada; […]

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  • 10 Epic Collaborations Between Bands and Orchestras

    10 Epic Collaborations Between Bands and Orchestras

    We’re going through an orchestral-indie golden age right now. Here are 10 bands blurring the lines between classical, indie, hip-hop and pop to epic effect.

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  • Stealing Arcade Fire’s Album Release Strategy: How to Sell 140,000 Albums in a Week

    Stealing Arcade Fire’s Album Release Strategy: How to Sell 140,000 Albums in a Week

    “We’re in an information overload… Just to be recognized you have to be more creative and do things in a way that people will talk about socially — online but also in the physical world. How do you become one of those things that people talk about?” – Scott Rodger (Arcade Fire’s manager) Your album […]

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  • Entrepreneurship in Music: The Cardboardbox Project

    Entrepreneurship in Music: The Cardboardbox Project

           Entrepreneurship in Music Series: 001        The Cardboardbox Project Co-founders Aaron Seligman & Jonathan Achtman The Cardboardbox Project is a direct-to-consumer merchandiser who has eeked out a niche in both online and at-show sales for artists like Arcade Fire, Sigur Rós, Stars, Alexisonfire, Half Moon Run, The National, the list goes on. […]

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