April 14, 2021 | 10:36pm ET
The music is technically a partnership between the Canadian indie-rock legends and the mindfulness firm, whose widespread app options all types of sounds for rest and/or focus. In a publish on the band’s Instagram web page that reads like advert copy, the band describe the composition as “meditative vibes that will help you focus and really feel impressed.”
From the quick audio clip they hooked up with the message, it does sound like an apt description. Much like their lauded Her soundtrack with Owen Pallett, which finally hit streaming companies final month, “Reminiscences of the Age of Anxiousness” seems like soothing but propulsive ambient music. It doesn’t sound like typical Arcade Fireplace, however from what individuals who’ve heard it are saying on this Reddit thread, it looks as if it has a few of their signature sonic character.
Arcade Fireplace additionally tagged John Legend in that Instagram publish, implying he was one way or the other concerned, however it’s unclear whether or not he performed on the monitor or if he simply facilitated the partnership with Headspace (he’s listed as the corporate’s Chief Music Officer on their website). Join Headspace to listen to it now, or wait till somebody uploads it to YouTube — err, the band formally releases it on streaming companies. At any time when that occurs.
Hopefully this isn’t the one new Arcade Fireplace materials that trickles out this 12 months. Again in October, Butler revealed that the band had written “two or three” albums price of fabric all through quarantine, and that’s as well as to the All the things Now follow-up that they already completed earlier than the pandemic started. Our fingers are crossed.