Ever wonder what Diplo and Skrillex’s “Where Are U Now” would have sounded like with Win Butler and Régine Chassagne instead of Justin Bieber? No? Good. But the Arcade Fire leaders have been hanging out with the Jack Ü bros and we’ve got the photos and vids to prove it.
Jack Ü (Diplo + Skrillex) are in what looks to be Arcade Fire’s Sonovox Studio – doing something with Win and Régine. pic.twitter.com/ovVoOocGvz
— Arcade Fire tube (@ArcadeFiretube) July 10, 2015
They’re not actually working on anything official together (according to a tweet from Butler), but at least we got to hear that nifty keyboard-xylophone-steel drum jam sesh from Arcade Fire’s studio. And it actually sounds like Diplo and Skrillex are riffing on some Reflektor vibes (think “Here Comes the Night Time” or “You Already Know”) rather than the other way around.
Jack Ü was in Montreal for the Full Flex Express Tour, which hits Winnipeg, Manitoba tomorrow (July 14). If you’re keeping score, “Where Are U Now” currently sits at No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. And since it shot up nine spots last week, we wouldn’t be surprised to see it surge again.