Posts tagged "Arcade Fire"

Watch Will Butler Blow David Letterman’s Mind With a Performance of ‘Take My Side’

In case anybody was on the verge of nodding off during last night's Late Show with David Letterman, Will Butler no doubt woke…
By: Rachel Brodsky / March 11, 2015

Will Butler’s Solo Album ‘Policy’ Is Streaming a Week Early

Update: Merge Records confirmed in a press release that 'Policy' is available as an exclusive Spotify pre-album stream, and CD, LP, and digital versions will come out on its scheduled March…
By: James Grebey / March 2, 2015

Will Butler Says ‘You Must Be Kidding’ on New Track

Next up in his Guardian residency, in which Arcade Fire's Will Butler writes one news-inspired song a day, here's a kicky, Springsteen-sounding new…
By: Rachel Brodsky / February 26, 2015

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Leads Team to NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Win

Arcade Fire's Win Butler, aka DJ Windows 98, aka the newest barista at La Colombe in New York City, has long proven to…
By: Colin Joyce / February 14, 2015

Win Butler and Common to Compete in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Win Butler has proved that he's a talented singer and guitarist, but what are his free-throw skills like? We'll soon know the answer to…
By: James Grebey / February 5, 2015

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler Announces Solo Album With Psychedelic Trailer

After running through a full set of new material at Baby's All Right in Brooklyn earlier this month, Arcade Fire's Will Butler has announced…
By: Brennan Carley / November 24, 2014

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler Debuts Explosive Solo Material

At his New York concert last night, Arcade Fire's Will Butler premiered a handful of new tracks from his as-yet untitled solo debut. Taking the stage…
By: Brennan Carley / November 13, 2014

Arcade Fire Made a Weird Low-Budget Horror Movie with Slash and the National

If you're not going trick-or-treating this Halloween, might we suggest watching a scary movie to stay in the holiday spirit? Perhaps the strange 21-minute horror…
By: James Grebey / October 31, 2014

Watch Arcade Fire Outline Their Origins on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

Arcade Fire are finally taking a bit of a breather after their marathon tour in support of last year's sprawling LP Reflektor, but thi…
By: Colin Joyce / October 19, 2014

Sorry, Drake, But the 2014 Polaris Prize Went to Tanya Tagaq

The Polaris Prize is one of Canada's highest musical honors, selected by a panel made up of journalists from the country and bestowed upo…
By: Brennan Carley / September 23, 2014

Watch That Arcade Fire, Bon Iver Supergroup Cover Phil Collins, White Stripes

Last week, Win Butler announced a one-off performance from an unbelievable indie rock supergroup featuring his brother Will, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, Nikolai…
By: Colin Joyce / September 21, 2014

This Indie Rock Supergroup Lineup Will Melt Your Brain

In a surefire way to drive Montreal tourism through the roof, members of Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, and the Strokes will unite for…
By: Brennan Carley / September 19, 2014

Arcade Fire Finish ‘Reflektor’ Tour With a Cover of Wolf Parade’s ‘I’ll Believe in Anything’

Just about 10 months after the release of their expansive double LP Reflektor, Arcade Fire's similarly sprawling tour has finally come to a close…
By: Colin Joyce / August 31, 2014

Arcade Fire and Mavis Staples Cover the Stones’ ‘The Last Time’ With Gospel Flair

At this point in the Reflektor tour, the formula is basically "Arcade Fire covered _______ by local legend _______ last night in _______" with the occasional guest star…
By: Dan Reilly / August 28, 2014

Arcade Fire Enlists Vampire David Byrne for a Cover of Suicide’s ‘Dream Baby Dream’

For their three-night stint at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, Arcade Fire went punk. Leather and studs were left at home, but the Montreal band continued their…
By: Colin Joyce / August 25, 2014

Watch Arcade Fire Cover ‘I Wanna Be Sedated’ With Marky Ramone

The first night of Arcade Fire's three performances at Brooklyn's Barclays Center spawned an appearance from punk legend Buster Poindexter for his 1987 single…
By: Colin Joyce / August 24, 2014

Arcade Fire Perform ‘Hot Hot Hot’ With Buster Poindexter in Brooklyn

On Friday night, Arcade Fire invited former New York Dolls frontman David Johansen onstage at their Brooklyn concert to perform a…
By: Brennan Carley / August 23, 2014

Arcade Fire’s Agent Has Strong Words for NFL’s Pay-to-Play Super Bowl Plan

Representatives for some of music's biggest bands are scratching their heads over the NFL's reported pay-to-play plan that would seemingly sell its Super Bowl…
By: Colin Stutz / August 22, 2014

Arcade Fire Do the Ice Bucket Challenge Because of Les Claypool

After raising over $50 million and clogging up your Facebook feed, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is still a thing that people are…
By: Dan Reilly / August 22, 2014

Arcade Fire Climb Pixies’ Punky ‘Alec Eiffel’ for Yet Another Cover

Every day is Arcade Fire day with the Reflektor band still on the road, seemingly caught in a strange nether-dimension wherein the only…
By: Chris Martins / August 20, 2014
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