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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 »
Arcade Fire have a long history with Haiti: Co-leader Régine Chassagne's parents immigrated from there to Quebec in the 1960s; the band have raised a lot of money for the country in the wake of the…   Read Story »
Jimmy Fallon's first week as host of The Tonight Show has been stacked with stars of the rock (U2), pop (Lady Gaga), and country (Tim McGraw) variety. And although some might say they're "punching…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire co-leader Régine Chassagne has family roots in Haiti; both of her parents emigrated to Canada from the country. And the band has a lot of history with the impoverished nation; they've…   Read Story »
We, as a society, have finally shaken off the grim specter of Jay Leno, who hosted his last Tonight Show last week. Jimmy Fallon will take over the institution and move it back to its original home…   Read Story »
This year's nominees for the Juno Awards (aka the Canadian Grammys) find Arcade Fire up for Best Group, Best Single ("Reflektor"), Best Album, Fan's Choice, Best Alternative Album, and Best…   Read Story »