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2017 In Review

The Year In Musicians Antagonizing The Media

The President of the United States logged onto Twitter last week to declare journalists "a stain on America!" As has become increasingly common in 2017,…
Chris DeVille | December 21, 2017 - 1:30 pm

2017 In Review

The New Old Guard: The Return (And State Of) ’00s Indie In 2017

By the end of 2016, it was easy to feel overwhelmed by what had occurred in the music world. The major releases had arrived furiously,…
Ryan Leas | December 20, 2017 - 9:40 am


74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

More Arcade Fire stories

Arcade Fire Played Funeral In Full Last Night

Here's a cool thing for a veteran band to do: Suddenly and unexpectedly play an entire beloved album, front to back, at a live show.
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2018 - 9:35 am

Arcade Fire – “Peter Pan” Video

Arcade Fire have released a new music video for "Peter Pan," a song off their most recent album Everything Now. The video features two different…
James Rettig | September 20, 2018 - 12:12 pm

Watch Arcade Fire Play “Half Light I” Live For The First Time

Arcade Fire played Raleigh, NC's Red Hat Amphitheater last night. During the show, the band broke out "Half Light I," off of their 2010 album…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 13, 2018 - 12:18 pm

Arcade Fire, Gord Downie, Alvvays, U.S. Girls, Weaves Among Polaris Prize Nominees

Arcade Fire, the late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, Alvvays, U.S. Girls, Weaves, Bernice, Partner, the Weather Station, Daniel Caesar, Faith Healer, Propagandhi, and YAMANTAKA…
Peter Helman | June 14, 2018 - 1:16 pm

Arcade Fire – “Chemistry” Video

Arcade Fire have shared a music video for "Chemistry," a track from the Canadian band's most recent album, Everything Now. It was directed by Ray…
James Rettig | June 11, 2018 - 12:16 pm

Weaves – “Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)” (Arcade Fire Cover)

Toronto’s arty guitar-pop four-piece Weaves are crazy good, and their new cover of "Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)" from Arcade Fire’s debut album Funeral is a…
Gil Green | May 8, 2018 - 12:55 pm

Arcade Fire Interviewed In French, Perform On Quotidien

Arcade Fire recently appeared on the French talk show Quotidien, where they performed "Put Your Money On Me," off their most recent album, Everything Now.
James Rettig | April 27, 2018 - 4:13 pm

Arcade Fire Reminisce About All Their SNL Appearances And The Jam Band Festival Sketch That Got Cut

Arcade Fire have been the musical guests on Saturday Night Live a whopping five times over the years, four as themselves and one as Mick…
James Rettig | April 25, 2018 - 2:35 pm

Hear Arcade Fire’s Win Butler On Song Exploder

If you've been wondering about the making of Arcade Fire’s "Put Your Money On Me," well, you’re in luck. Frontman Win Butler was the most…
Julia Gray | April 23, 2018 - 5:07 pm

Watch Arcade Fire Perform With Florence Welch & Boy George In London

London has been getting a lot of Arcade Fire lately. They played London's SSE Wembley Arena on Wednesday night, and they brought Chrissie Hynde out…
Peter Helman | April 14, 2018 - 10:13 am

Watch Arcade Fire Perform “Cunts Are Still Running The World” With Jarvis Cocker

Arcade Fire just kicked off the European leg of their Everything Now tour, and they've been using the opportunity to have a little fun --…
Peter Helman | April 12, 2018 - 8:35 pm

Watch Arcade Fire Cover The Pretenders’ “Don’t Get Me Wrong” With Chrissie Hynde

On their current European tour, Arcade Fire have been getting loose, experimenting and tweaking their setlist. That is a good thing. In Dublin, they paid
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2018 - 10:07 am

Watch Arcade Fire Play “Vampire/Forest Fire” For The First Time In 7 Years

Arena shows tend to be scripted affairs. The production touches and lighting effects all have to be pinpoint-accurate, so most acts on that level don't…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2018 - 9:42 am

Watch Arcade Fire Cover The Cranberries’ “Linger” In Dublin

Arcade Fire paid tribute to one of the great Irish rock bands while performing in Dublin tonight. During the encore, they honored the late Dolores…
Peter Helman | April 6, 2018 - 8:38 pm

Junos 2018: Arcade Fire Win Album Of The Year

Remember when Arcade Fire were good? Canada does, and it'd like you to know that they're still good, too, thank you very much. Tonight, their…
Peter Helman | March 25, 2018 - 10:45 pm
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