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Last night, the Junos, Canada's fiercely national answer to the Grammys, held its 43rd annual awards ceremony. Arcade Fire weren't there because they were performing at Lollapalooza Chile, but they…   Read Story »
One of the oversized papier mâché masks that Arcade Fire have been using on tour was stolen after a show in Bridgeport, CT last week. The bobbleheads have been a staple in the band's live shows…   Read Story »
Last fall, Arcade Fire caused a stir when they included a note on Ticketmaster requesting that fans wear formal attire or costume to their upcoming concerts. While their small warm-up shows in…   Read Story »
Are Arcade Fire going to cover a region-specific song in every city they visit on tour? Is this going to be like Taylor Swift bringing out guest singers at every show? Because if so, that's awesome.…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire were just in Toronto for a live show where they brought out a fake Rob Ford. And while there, co-leader Win Butler, a serious basketball head, taped a goofy segment for Off The Record, a…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire's string of geographically appropriate covers continued last night in Toronto, where they covered "Young Lions" by the rugged, recently reunited Toronto post-punk masters the…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire have made a habit in these early days of their massive Reflektor tour to cover a different classic at each show. First there was a cover of "The Last Time" by the Rolling Stones in…   Read Story »
Yesterday we heard about the impending launch of Neil Young's PonoMusic through Kickstarter. Now the Kickstarter is live with a promo video featuring a dumbfounding parade of musical luminaries…   Read Story »
In a nod to Minneapolis, where they played the second night of their U.S. tour earlier tonight, Arcade Fire kicked off their encore with a cover of Prince's "Controversy." The song was actually on…   Read Story »
This year's Academy Awards ceremony is unusually relevant to us Stereogum types: Not only is the Arcade Fire up for Best Score (for the Her score, composed by Will Butler and Owen Pallett), but…   Read Story »