About a year or so ago I heard about this band, Arcade Fire. They were mega-hip and all the cool kids knew about them, a fact that ultimately lead me to not be in-the-know. After hearing the name come up several times from several opinions I do listen to, I decided to check them out. Honestly, I was at first underwhelmed u ntil I came across this:
The performance BLEW me away. The instrumentation, the arrangement of the music, the space, and the concept just had me floored. This was my introduction to the Arcade Fire and even more importantly Take Away Shows:
More thoughts to come in part 2.