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Arcade Fire's Reflektor is out there in the world now -- well, for streaming anyway -- but the promotional blitz carries on at full steam. That includes Win Butler and Jeremy Gara stopping by CBC…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire played the 2013 Bridge School Benefit last night, and like he did at the event two years ago the charity's founder Neil Young joined the band onstage. Arcade Fire played three songs from…   Read Story »
Every year, Neil Young hosts the Bridge School Benefit, a star-studded two-day acoustic fundraiser for the special-needs school he founded with his wife Pegi. Now in its 27th year, the 2013…   Read Story »
With a new Arcade Fire single released days before we heard Reflektor in its full form, there's at least one giveaway on this list. Still, this week was as varied as ever. Who else made the cut?…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire have spent the better part of a decade growing into their own majesty. Funeral, for all its estimable sweep, existed very much in the context of early-'00s indie, with all the scraggly…   Read Story »
Yep you read that right. Stream it now below; party in the comments. Reflektor is out for real 10/29 via Merge.   Read Story »
On last night's Colbert Report, Stephen welcomed Win and Will Butler of the Reflektors -- AKA "the Steely Dan of Canada" -- who admit that that other popular Canadian band, Arcade Fire, are kind of…   Read Story »
The pre-release push Arcade Fire has been doing for the forthcoming Reflektor is impossibly irritating; fortunately the actual music we've heard thus far has been pretty fucking awesome. "Afterlife"…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire -- sorry, the Reflektors -- played the second of two concerts at 299 Meserole St. in Brooklyn last night. This time they did not punk the crowd. The setlist differed in the addition of…   Read Story »
Nine years ago, one of CMJ's more buzzed about discoveries was Arcade Fire at Mercury Lounge. Last night, playing as the Reflektors, the now-rock stars handily upstaged the entire Music Marathon with…   Read Story »