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There were two major releases this month that had people talking about soundtracks: Zach Braff's Wish I Was Here, his follow-up to Garden State, and Boyhood. I saw one of them, and I'll let you guess…   Read Story »
Throughout Arcade Fire's Reflektor tour, they've performed a locally relevant cover during the encore. For their visit to the Bay Area's Shoreline Amphitheatre, that meant a run through the Creedence…   Read Story »
According to Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Portland musician Kasey Anderson has been sentenced to four years in prison after defrauding investors out of almost $600,000 by promising to put on a benefit…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire have been so big for so long that it's easy to forget they emerged from the same Montreal underground scene as long-dormant indie-pop quirk-masters the Unicorns, whose Nick Thorburn later…   Read Story »
The Polaris Music Prize is one of the only music awards that tends to get it right. The award is given out annually to what is deemed by a large voting pool to be the best Canadian album. We already…   Read Story »
Glastonbury, the world's biggest and wettest music festival, is going down this weekend and despite what M.I.A. claims the BBC has been broadcasting bits of all the performances from the legendary…   Read Story »
The 2014 iteration of the Danish music festival NorthSide took place this past weekend and hosted a large number of exciting bands. There were the major rocks acts such as Arcade Fire, the Pixies,…   Read Story »
Spazzed-out Montreal indie greats the Unicorns, who broke up in 2004, hinted at a possible reunion earlier this year, but when we reported it, frontman (and Islands mastermind) Nick Thorburn emailed…   Read Story »
Last night Arcade Fire covered Echo And The Bunnymen at London's Earls Court. Tonight they played another show at the venue, and debuted another cover -- the Smiths b-side "London" — with Will…   Read Story »
Continuing their Reflektor tour tradition of covering songs in locations they're most relevant, Arcade Fire brought out special guest Ian McCulloch to perform a cover of Echo And The Bunnymen's 1983…   Read Story »