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Joint Albums of the Week: Beak>, Frontperson, and Richard Reed Parry

We Had to Give It to All Three to Stop a Fight

Sep 21, 2018

We were in a quandary about this week's Album of the Week. There were a multitude of solid choices and we were racked with indecision. We narrowed it down to six choices: the new albums by Beak>Christine and the QueensFrontpersonRichard Reed ParrySuede, and VillagersMore

Richard Reed Parry of Arcade Fire - Stream the New Album

Quiet River of Dust Vol. 1 Out Now via ANTI-

Sep 21, 2018

Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry released a new solo albumQuiet River of Dust Vol. 1, today via ANTI-, his first for the label. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing below. Also below are his tour dates. More

Premiere: Richard Reed Parry “I Was In The World (Was The World In Me)” Live Video

From Arcade Fire Multi-instrumentalist's New Album Quiet River of Dust Vol.1

Sep 18, 2018

Arcade Fire’s multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry is set to release his sophomore album Quiet River of Dust Vol.1 this Friday the 21st on ANTI Records. Ahead of the release, Under the Radar has the premiere of the song "I Was In The World (Was The World In Me)" along with a live video accompaniment. More

11 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Richard Reed Parry, Low, Kurt Vile, Suede, and More

Plus Cat Power, Wild Nothing, Still Corners, Mitski, Madeline Kenney, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Weeks' Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 17, 2018

We took a break from Songs of the Week last week due to a little vacation by our publishers. So this week we are compiling the best songs of the last two weeks. Hence we couldn't contain the list to our usual Top 10, although we didn't do too badly, only expanding to a Top 11 and a few more honorable mentions than usual.  More

Richard Reed Parry of Arcade Fire Shares New Solo Track “Song of Wood”

Quiet River of Dust Vol. 1 Due Out September 21 via ANTI-

Aug 14, 2018

Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry is releasing a new solo album, Quiet River of Dust Vol. 1, on September 21 via ANTI-, his first for the label. Now he has shared another song from the album, the six-and-a-half-minute long "Song of Wood." More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Wild Nothing, The Love Language, Tomberlin, Tunng, and More

Plus We Were Promised Jetpacks, Saintseneca, Richard Reed Parry, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 20, 2018

Songs of the Week returned last week after a five-week hiatus and now we're back into the full swing of things. This week's list features some returning artists who have appeared on other Songs of the Week lists lately, including a repeat #1, as well as some artists making their debut on the list. It all ends with one of the silliest songs to ever make the Songs of the Week list, which will hopefully lift your spirits. More

Richard Reed Parry of Arcade Fire Announces New Solo Album, Shares Video for Two New Songs

Quiet River of Dust Vol. 1 Due Out September 21 via ANTI-; Watch Video for "Sai No Kawara (River of Death)" and "On the Ground"

Jul 19, 2018

Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry has announced a new solo album, Quiet River of Dust Vol. 1, and has shared a combined animated video for two of its songs, "Sai No Kawara (River of Death)" and "On the Ground." More


Interviews

Dec 19, 2014

Peter Gabriel is running late. For a man known for his pioneering use of technology, it must be humbling that the reason he's keeping Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry waiting is because he can't figure out how to dial into a conference call.  More


Reviews

Quiet River of Dust Vol 1.

Quiet River of Dust Vol 1.

ANTI -

Sep 19, 2018

Attempting to guess where Richard Reed Parry might go with a solo album is a nigh on impossible task. He can play just about anything, as his work with Arcade Fire demonstrates, and he's worked with many artists over his career.  More

Music for Heart and Breath

Music for Heart and Breath

Deutsche Grammophon

Sep 08, 2014

You may or may not know Richard Reed Parry as the lean, pointed gentleman who yelps things from behind a double bass in Arcade Fire. Travelling the globe with his orchestral-rock cohorts and whipping up stadium-sized audiences into a communal, riotous frenzy has been Parry's bread-and-butter for 10 years now. More