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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 »
On Friday night, Arcade Fire played the first of three shows at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. For the city-appropriate cover song to kick off the encore they took none of Stereogum's suggestions!…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire are in the final stretch of their continent-spanning Reflektor tour, and as you may have heard, they've adopted the habit of paying tribute to each city they visit by covering a…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire played Manfield, MA last night and -- surprise, surprise -- performed a cover. This time it was the Pixies' "Alec Eiffel" from their 1991 album Trompe Le Monde. The band got their start…   Read Story »
Fugazi is synonymous with the underground D.C. scene, so it makes sense that Arcade Fire would choose to give them the cover treatment. At last night's show at the Verizon Center, Win Butler covered…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire's Will Butler played a solo show last night at the Rock 'n' Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. He was one of the openers for United Nations, who is on tour now. It was Butler's first ever…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire did yet another cover at their Winnipeg show last night. This time, Win Butler wore his paper mache head while they performed Neil Young's "Come On Baby Let's Go Downtown" from his 1975…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire's new video for the Reflektor track "You Already Know" feels, in some ways, like an extension of the whole bobblehead-mask schtick of their recent live shows; it shows another way for the…   Read Story »