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Reflektor had such an insane marketing campaign driving it that hearing Régine Chassagne and Win Butler do some good old-fashioned radio promo is kind of refreshing. The band played a live session…   Read Story »
After an elaborate buzz building campaign, Reflektor is now out, and rcade Fire are doing the pretty normal thing a band does next -- playing musical guest spots on TV shows. They showed up on the…   Read Story »
UPDATE: Arcade Fire have issued a statement: To everyone really upset about us asking people to dress up at our shows... please relax. It's super not mandatory. It just makes for a more fun…   Read Story »
From singing "Reflektor" with a mariachi band to a North American arena tour in just a few days .... yep, the Arcade Fire have announced dates in support of their new double album. Tour dates below…   Read Story »
Two nights ago in London, Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler grandly affirmed his dedication to doing goofy shit. The band was performing that night at the Roundhouse, and before the show, as people in…   Read Story »
As with Daft Punk's Random Access Memories before it, Arcade Fire made a grand show of rolling out their new album Reflektor, unveiling hints and details and images and ideas about it before finally…   Read Story »
This past weekend's YouTube Music Awards presented an interesting conundrum for this column. The show labeled its performances as "live music videos," and pulled in big-name directors to help put…   Read Story »
Our Band Could Be Your Life author Michael Azerrad recently started a website called the Talkhouse, entirely dedicated to musicians who write about music, and he's already scored a few major coups…   Read Story »
Billboard reports that Arcade Fire has scored its second straight No. 1 album with Reflektor, which moved 140,000 copies en route to the top of the Billboard 200. That's 16,000 less than the…   Read Story »
After an ambitious and awkward 90-minute production, the inaugural YouTube Music Awards have disappeared into a cloud of blue chalk dust. The ceremony, streamed live from a warehouse in New York,…   Read Story »