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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

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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

Watch The Killers Cover Arcade Fire In Quebec

The Killers have already covered the Gaslight Anthem, Tom Petty, Fats Domino, and the Smiths on their current tour in support of their recent album…
Peter Helman | January 7, 2018 - 9:03 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

Arcade Fire – “Everything Now (Todo Ya) (Remix Por Bomba Estéreo)”

When Arcade Fire toured Europe this summer, they brought the Colombia dance-rock band Bomba Estéreo with them. And now Arcade Fire have gotten Bomba Estéreo…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 8:39 am

Arcade Fire Headlining Dessner Brothers-Curated Haven Festival 2018

Earlier this year, the National's Aaron and Bryce Dessner helped curate the first edition of Copenhagen's Haven Festival, and they're doing the same thing this…
James Rettig | December 7, 2017 - 9:49 am

Okeechobee 2018 Lineup Has Arcade Fire, Travis Scott, And Two Bassnectar Sets

This year's Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival saw Solange team up with the Doobie Brothers' Michael McDonald to perform "What A Fool Believes." Next year's…
Peter Helman | November 28, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Arcade Fire Reportedly Playing To Half-Empty Arenas On Current Tour

Arcade Fire's new album Everything Now didn't get the warmest critical reception, and it seems that their tour in support of it isn't getting the…
Peter Helman | November 4, 2017 - 8:30 pm

Watch Arcade Fire Play A Spirited “Everything Now” On Ellen

At this point, it's not exactly shocking to see underground-rock types making media appearances. Still, there's something truly striking about watching one of the defining…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2017 - 10:52 am

New Arcade Fire Single Censored In Canada

Several references to suicide and self-harm on "Creature Comfort," one of the singles from Arcade Fire's recent album Everything Now, have been censored by the…
Peter Helman | October 17, 2017 - 6:41 pm

Watch Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Talk Universal Health Care With Bernie Sanders’ Staff

Bernie Sanders recently introduced a Medicare For All Act Of 2017 into the Senate, and he got Arcade Fire's Win Butler -- a notable Canadian…
James Rettig | September 27, 2017 - 4:56 pm

Hear Arcade Fire’s Studio Cover Of John Lennon’s “Mind Games”

Lately, Arcade Fire have been covering John Lennon's 1973 marital-discord anthem "Mind Games." They debuted it live at a Lollapalooza aftershow at Chicago's Metro last…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2017 - 8:56 am

Watch Arcade Fire Play “We Don’t Deserve Love” At Quebec City Tour Opener

Arcade Fire opened their Infinite Content tour in Quebec City last night and during the show they performed a slew of songs from their new…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 6, 2017 - 10:00 am

Arcade Fire Produced Those Fidget Spinners After All And Profits Will Benefit Haiti

As part of Arcade Fire's exhausting, very trolly Everything Now rollout, they announced that they were selling $109 Everything Now-branded fidget spinners. Of course, the…
Peter Helman | September 5, 2017 - 10:11 pm

Arcade Fire – “Comfort My Sleng Teng (Geoff Barrow Mix)”

Geoff Barrow remixed Arcade Fire's Everything Now track "Creature Comfort" for a promo CD single of the song that was included in the cereal boxes
James Rettig | August 31, 2017 - 12:30 pm
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