Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry draws from his family's folk music past on new solo album

Richard Reed Parry performs and talks about his new album.
Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry. (Secret City Records)

Originally published on October 5, 2018

You probably know Richard Reed Parry best for his work in Arcade Fire. He's bounced between playing guitar, double bass, accordion, drums and keys since the early days of the band. Parry stopped by the q studio to perform a few songs off his brand new solo album, Quiet River of Dust Vol. 1 and talk to Tom Power about moving between playing big arenas with Arcade Fire and going back to some of the smaller music halls where his music career began. 

 Quiet River of Dust Vol. 1 is out now.

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