Photos: Arcade Fire @ Capitol Records, October 29, 2013

Photos: Arcade Fire @ Capitol Records, October 29, 2013


Arcade Fire | arcadefire.com
The Music Experiment | musicexperiment.com


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Notes: Arcade Fire as The Reflektors @ Hollywood Palladium, October 31, 2013

Notes: Arcade Fire as The Reflektors @ Hollywood Palladium, October 31, 2013

Billing themselves as The Reflektors, their alternate identity throughout this massive promotional blitz for their new and fourth overall album, Arcade Fire wrapped their week of activity in Los Angeles with a festive Halloween night performance for a packed Hollywood Palladium.

With a local mariachi trio greeting the costumed attendees at the door, dim blacklights throughout and confetti debris already strewn about the dance floor (presumably from a testing of the canons that will later douse the audience during “Here comes the night”) the mood in the air was more nightclub than rock show.

The band, performing here as a ten-piece, newly augmented by a pair of Haitian percussionists, Diol and Tiwill, as well as the return of Owen Pallet and Sarah Neufeld on keys and violins, alongside the familiar core six of Richard, Tim, Will, Win, Jeremy and Regine, played a fourteen-song set, their longest yet of these initial small club shows.

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Arcade Fire Conduct The Music Experiment

Arcade Fire Conduct The Music Experiment

As part of MTV Iggy and Intel’s Music Experiment, which has already produced secret performances by Empire of the Sun in New York, Disclosure in Boston, and culminates with Taeyang in San Francisco on November 25, a lot at the corner of Hollywood and Vine was gated off, creating something of a mini carnival for around 2,000 attendees.


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Photos: They Might Be Giants @ UCLA Royce Hall, October 26, 2013

Photos: They Might Be Giants @ UCLA Royce Hall, October 26, 2013

Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA | Upcoming Calendar


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Photos: Atoms For Peace @ Hollywood Bowl, October 16, 2013

Photos: Atoms For Peace @ Hollywood Bowl, October 16, 2013

Atoms For Peace | atomsforpeace.info


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