For SPIN's cover shoot with chart-topping Canadian indie juggernaut Arcade Fire, we met up with the band during their whirlwind album release week for The Suburbs, which kicked off in Montreal, stopped in Philadelphia and New York City's Madison Square Garden, then wrapped with a triumphant headline set at Lollapalooza.
Check out these exclusive photos, captured by renowned fashion shooter Guy Aroch at the band's Philly gig.
Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »