First up on this week's Music Video Roundup is the ultimate Canadian supergroup. Arcade Fire is flawless and everything they touch turns to gold. This isn’t actually a music video but it is the video for their performance of their single "Reflektor" from the season premiere of Saturday Night Live. More
The Vaccines stopped by our Morrissey Boulevards studios for a great four-song set in early October. Above is the song, "Everybody's Gonna Let You Down." Check out the rest of the live show below.
You may not be able to enjoy a national park or the Smithsonian today, but Mike Bello isn't shut down! We have a lack of federal services, but not a lack of commentary. Listen to the Globe's deputy metro editor discuss the shutdown this morning on RadioBDC. More
Chvrches’ frontwoman Lauren Mayberry deserves an enthusiastic round of applause for her candid criticism of online misogyny. As we learned earlier this month when the band stopped by for a Live in The Lab session, Mayberry does not hesitate when voicing her opinion. No Chad Finn this week: he’s covering Celtics media day. So it’s just Steve Silva and Adam 12, a couple of regular guys shooting the baseball breeze over beers (without the beers, of course). Chvrches are a Scottish synthpop band from Glasgow. Formed in 2011, Chvrches came fifth on the BBC’s Sound of 2013 list of the most promising new music talent. They stopped by RadioBDC for a Live in the Lab performance, featuring the song “The Mother We Share.” British singer/songwriter Frank Turner visited RadioBDC for a Live in the Lab performance in late July. Here is the song “Recovery” off his latest album. More inside, including a sick mandolin solo. The electronic indie rockers played a four-song set at RadioBDC’s Morrissey Boulevard headquarters. You’ve heard “Gold Chain” in rotation on RadioBDC. More inside. Front man Alex Brown Church brought his band Sea Wolf to the Boston Globe for an exclusive Live in the Lab performance on June 7, 2013. Portugal. The Man is a rock band out of Wasilla, Alaska, and recently played a Live in the Lab session at RadioBDC headquarters. Here the band performed “Purple Yellow Red & Blue” off their latest album, Evil Friends, on May 24, 2013.
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