Arcade Straight Fire.
LP5 “should come out this year”.
*frantically googles airfares to Barcelona*
“Do you guys wanna be on a record?”
Ahead of their Voodoo Fest appearance today.
“Are you ready for Arcade Fire?”
That would make it a four year gap in between albums.
Some crystal ballin’ thoughts on who might (and might not) play Splendour this year.
Two clashing international festivals have dropped some ‘in-your-face-Splendour’ lineups.
This looks like it was SO much fun.
Arcade Fire have gone and made themselves a feature film, and all signs point to it being quite good. Titled The Reflektor Tapes, the movie was directed by Sundance winner Kahlil Joseph – known for his work on FKA twigs’ Video Girl and short films for Kendrick Lamar and Flying Lotus – and produced by
Finally, a story about a gig from the weekend that doesn’t include a trip to a hospital (sorry not sorry Dave and Mikey), with a Future Islands show yesterday receiving an unexpected guest in the form of Arcade Fire’s Win Butler. Butler joined the Baltimore rock outfit for a surprise appearance during their Burlington, Canada
It’s Halloween in North America and so of course dress-up loving, Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire have made a bizarre, 21-minute horror flick. Titled Festi, the movie also features a star-studded cast including James Murphy, Fleet Foxes, The National, Peter Gabriel, Andrew Garfield, and more. Festi, was directed by “Noreen Bauble”, a name which fans
Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq has claimed the $30,000 Polaris Music Prize for 2014, awarded to the best Canadian album of the past year, beating former winners Arcade Fire as well as Mac DeMarco and Drake. Tagaq was awarded the prize for her third album Animism, beating out her arguably higher-profile competitors Arcade Fire, nominated
Arcade Fire got fans buzzing over the weekend when they announced that core members the Butler brothers’ annual charity basketball game, Pop Vs Jock, would feature a supergroup comprised of members from Arcade Fire, The Strokes, and Bon Iver, and the Pop All Star Band didn’t disappoint. The group, who performed their first and only
Sydney producer and perennial remix wizard Harley Streten, aka Flume, has shared a 10-minute long remix of Arcade Fire‘s Reflektor hit Afterlife, reinterpreting the song with an uber-chilled electronic aesthetic. Flume’s Afterlife remix (below) begins enveloped in spacey synthesizers and the choral “Aah”s of the Arcade Fire original. The gripping vocals of the band’s frontman
Montreal art-rockers Arcade Fire have been paying tribute to countless bands as they tour North America backed by their most recent album, Reflektor, and have now gifted a Los Angeles crowd with a performance of the theme from the 1984 film Beverly Hills Cop, as well as another stab at Guns N’ Roses‘ Welcome to
Arcade Fire‘s recent California shows made headlines after the band serenaded a man as he proposed to his girlfriend during their Mountain View concert, then performed a hard rock medley two nights later in Los Angeles. The band covered songs by Jane’s Addiction and Guns N’ Roses. During the Canadian art rockers’ show at the
Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace has fired back at the “problematic” response offered by Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler and director David Wilson after the frontwoman lambasted Arcade Fire’s We Exist clip for casting non-trans actor Andrew Garfield in a transgender role. Speaking to The Advocate, Butler reiterated his stance that the song is
Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler and acclaimed music video director David Wilson have responded to Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace‘s recent criticism of the band’s video for We Exist, comparing the use of a non-trans actor playing a transgender role to blackface. The We Exist video features The Amazing Spider-Man actor Andrew Garfield playing