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We spent the weekend celebrating the 10th anniversary of Arcade Fire's Funeral, and we weren't the only ones. Billboard's tribute included an interview with Tracy Maurice, the artist behind the…   Read Story »
What I remember most is two deranged geekboys drumming on each other's helmets. There was so much to love about Arcade Fire in 2004, but the image of Richard Peed Parry and Will Butler frantically…   Read Story »
Stereogum readers recently voted Future Islands' arty synthpop burner "Seasons (Waiting On You)" the Song Of The Summer, and it would seem that Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler agrees. Butler, who…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire played the last show of their 74-date Reflektor tour in their hometown of Montreal. Throughout the tour, the band played over thirty different covers and performed them with people like…   Read Story »
Win Butler never met a Canadian celebrity basketball game he didn't want to take part in, and next month, he'll share the court with some fellow indie rock heavy hitters at this year's Pop Vs. Jock…   Read Story »
Two nights ago, Arcade Fire played the first night of a two-night stand at Chicago's United Center, and they marked the occasion by covering Bo Diddley's "Who Do You Love." Last night, they upped the…   Read Story »
Bo Diddley was born in Mississippi, but he moved to Chicago as a kid, and he helped define what the sound of Chicago blues could be. Arcade Fire are, of course, on a tour where they're covering a…   Read Story »
To cap off their three-night stint in Brooklyn, Arcade Fire brought out a Grandpa Munster-looking David Byrne for a cover of Suicide's "Dream Baby Dream." Byrne has performed live with the band…   Read Story »
Tonight, MTV's Video Music Awards go down at the Forum in Inglewood, California. This year, the pre-ceremony preparations and parties have been unusually calamitous: Nicki Minaj's backup dancer was…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire is still ignoring our suggestions for who they should cover at their Brooklyn shows this weekend -- on Friday they brought out Buster Poindexter for "Hot Hot Hot" and last night Marky…   Read Story »