It's been five years since U2 released their latest album, having released
No Line on the Horizon in March 2009, and three years since U2 concluded their record-breaking 360° Tour.
Bono and The Edge dabbled in Broadway, writing music for the ill-fated Spider-Man play, but the last half decade has seen little in the way
of new music by U2 -- until now.
"We're on the verge of irrelevance," Bono told BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe. Despite
the success of the 360° Tour, U2 failed to produce a hit song t... [Read more]
Arcade Fire: Her OST
Arcade Fire’s soon to be released album Reflektor is already being hailed as a masterpiece and maybe their best by those who’ve gotten an early listen. These are big words for a band whose last record won Best Album of the Year. The Original Sountrack for the upcoming Spike Jonze film Her seems like it’ll be a smaller, quieter affair based on the film’s subject matter which features Joaquin Phoenix as a lonely letter writer who falls in love with an operating system. Jonz... [Read more]
On the eve preceding the last night of U2’s epic, two-year-long 360 tour, the band has announced the premiere of From the Sky Down, a documentary about the making of U2’s Achtung Baby, on September 8th at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film is directed by Academy Award-winner David Guggenheim, the filmmaker behind An Inconvenient Truth, It Might Get Loud and Waiting for Superman (incidentally, three of the top 100 highest-grossing documentaries of all time). The film ... [Read more]