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There are too many Arcade Fire covers to list here anymore, but if you haven't heard by now that the band is covering a song from a local artist at each show, you must not be visiting very often. The…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire's latest localized tribute cover went down last night at the Santa Barbara Bowl. Dead Kennedys' "California Über Alles" was the song of choice, despite the fact that Jello Biafra and…   Read Story »
As the Reflektor Tour continues to snake around North America, Arcade Fire have been paying tribute to bands from the cities in which they're playing. At the Forum in L.A. on Friday night (following…   Read Story »
As part of Arcade Fire's mission to cover local artists at every concert, the band performed Jane Addiction's "Been Caught Stealing" and a little bit of Guns 'N Roses' "Welcome To The Jungle" during…   Read Story »
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 »