Arcade Fire

Mavis Staples and Arcade Fire Cover Talking Heads’ “Slippery People”

Three years ago, at a massive 75th-birthday all-star tribute concert in her Chicago hometown, the soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples covered the Talking Heads…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / April 14, 2017

Review: Arcade Fire – Neon Bible

This review of Arcade Fire's Neon Bible first ran in the March 2007 issue of Spin, and we're republishing it here to mark the…
Josh Modell / March 6, 2017

Arcade Fire Announce 2017 European Tour

Arcade Fire have announced their first major tour in three years. The band will hit the road this summer in Europe for a 16-stop trek…
Taylor Berman / February 13, 2017

Let’s Remember Win Butler’s Hilarious Pass From the 2015 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game

Today, the NBA announced the participants for the annual celebrity All-Star game, which takes place during the NBA's All-Star weekend. Arcade Fire's Win Butler will…
Jeremy Gordon / February 9, 2017

Hear an Alternate Version of Arcade Fire’s New Mavis Staples Collaboration

With its distorted synth bass line and tinny drum machines, Arcade Fire's new single "I Give You Power" already has a kind of broken-speaker vibe.
Andy Cush / January 27, 2017

Watch Arcade Fire Perform “The Suburbs” and “Rebellion (Lies)” In Clips From New Concert Film

It sure seems like Arcade Fire have a new album coming out in the relatively near future. While they wait for a release date, fans…
Andy Cush / January 24, 2017

Arcade Fire’s New Song “I Give You Power” Features Mavis Staples [UPDATE]

Following months of rumblings, Canadian indie superstars Arcade Fire return this afternoon with a new single, "I Give You Power," filled with reverberating bass, brooding organ,…
Anna Gaca / January 19, 2017

Arcade Fire Announce The Reflektor Tapes / Live at Earls Court DVD, Share “Reflektor” Live Video

While it's not the rumored new album fans have been waiting for, Arcade Fire have announced a new two-disc DVD set, The Reflektor Tapes / Live at…
Anna Gaca / December 12, 2016

New Music: Sam Patch (Arcade Fire’s Tim Kingsbury) – “St. Sebastian”

When he's not playing bass or guitar with Arcade Fire, Tim Kingsbury performs solo as Sam Patch (which also happens to be the name of a famous 19th-century waterfall…
Anna Gaca / December 9, 2016

Primavera Sound 2017 Lineup Announced: Frank Ocean, The xx, Bon Iver, Arcade Fire

If you're in Barcelona, or are planning on being there next spring, consider checking out the long-running festival Primavera Sound, whose 2017 lineup was announced today.
Andy Cush / November 30, 2016

Watch Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Play Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA” at Jam the Vote

Last night, Win Butler of Arcade Fire played an extended version of Bruce Springsteen's serially misinterpreted protest song "Born in the U.S.A." at Jam the…
Andy Cush / November 7, 2016

The Best Music We Saw in New Orleans During Voodoo Weekend

According to a tour guide I walked past in the French Quarter of New Orleans on Thursday, the narrow streets and magisterial mansions of the…
Andy Cush / November 1, 2016

Arcade Fire Debuted New Music at a Secret Show Last Night

Arcade Fire debuted new music to a crowd of about 175 at a private show in New Orleans last night, the Times-Picayune reports. The new material is…
Anna Gaca / October 30, 2016

Watch Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Joke About New Album and Slam Donald Trump in Two-Hour Lecture

Red Bull Music Academy is currently holding court in Montreal throughout the bulk of October and, as part of the festivities, RBMA recently hosted a…
Kyle McGovern / October 3, 2016

Will Butler’s New Video For ‘Friday Night’ Features His Family

Will Butler's new video is something special — it's a five-minute visual of his family. The Arcade Fire member released his live album Friday Night in June…
Ilana Kaplan / August 16, 2016
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