Arcade Fire and the Grammy culture shock

@mitZinereader, If you tweet or tumble, you’ve stumbleupon-ed the “Who Is Arcade Fire??!!?” meme. On Sunday night, Twitter imploded with the cries of mass culture misery: “The Grammys have something against famous people.” Arcade Fire stole Album of the Year from the “recovered” and deserving Eminem. Don’t forget about Katy Perry, who’s worked her fingers…

ALBUMS: Top 10 of 2010

You’ve read the mitZine head editor’s list of top 10 songs of the year. Check out our list of top 10 albums after the jump and sound off in the comments section with your own favourite albums of the year:

SONGS: Top 10 of 2010

The mitZine’s eccentric editor-in-chief reflects on his peculiar and extensive collection of alternative and techno music. This list features some exceptional indie hits and club mainstays, as well as groundbreaking electronica tracks. 

Cudi’s new “Rager” reviewed

Kid Cudi just makes you want to sway. This is what I was reminded of the first time I listened to Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager. Scott Mescudi’s second full-length LP has seventeen tracks presented in five ‘acts,’ and features as many unexpected artists as his last epic, Man on…

When Big Voices Cover Small Songs

There’s an endless list of mainstream tunes covered by indie singers. I’m thinking Iron and Wine “Such Great Heights,” Ray LaMontagne “Crazy,” Taken By Trees “Sweet Child Of Mine,” Gary Jules “Mad World,” Ryan Adams “Wonderwall.” There’s simply not enough room within these margins to mention all the great covers of popular songs like these.…