Arcade Fire

Win Butler Is Still Defensive About Everything Now’s Clumsy Rollout

Arcade Fire's Everything Now press campaign was one of the year's most memorable, and not in a good way. The flurry of mystery Twitter feeds, fake news, and fidget…
Anna Gaca / September 21, 2017

Arcade Fire – “Mind Games” (John Lennon Cover)

Arcade Fire have committed the version of John Lennon's "Mind Games" that they have performed during their tour dates behind their recent album Everything Now,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 20, 2017

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 that the band made…
James Rettig, Stereogum / August 31, 2017

Win Butler’s Clickhole Video Is Easily the Best Part of Arcade Fire’s Everything Now Campaign

Any Arcade Fire fans who were put off by the sanctimonious and relentlessly arch PR campaign for the band's new album Everything Now will find some relief in the following…
Andy Cush / August 30, 2017

Okay, Now Imagine 150 Different Versions of Arcade Fire’s “Infinite Content”

Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler gave a rare Everything Now-era interview to the A.V. Club, where he touched on how it was once cool to like Arcade…
Brian Josephs / August 17, 2017

Arcade Fire’s Everything Now Is the Least Streamed No. 1 Album of 2017

Despite terrible reviews, Arcade Fire’s new album Everything Now landed at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with a respectable enough total of 100,000 equivalent…
Taylor Berman / August 8, 2017

Arcade Fire’s Everything Now Is Their Third Straight No. 1 Album

Everything Now is Arcade Fire's most critically lambasted album by far, but that hasn't hindered their commercial success. The Canadian band's latest sold 100,000 equivalent album units…
Brian Josephs / August 7, 2017

Watch Arcade Fire Cover John Lennon’s “Mind Games” in Chicago

Arcade Fire played a Lollapalooza aftershow at the Metro in Chicago last night. After decrying all the negativity in the world, Win Butler launched into a…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / August 6, 2017

Watch Arcade Fire’s Colbert Performance, Complete With a Fake Infomercial

Arcade Fire have treated every aspect of the release of their new album, the not-exactly-beloved Everything Now, as a sort of performance-art stunt about corporate branding,…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / August 4, 2017

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Talks About Making Everything Now on Beats 1

Arcade Fire released their new album Everything Now last week, performed an epic release show, and sold out of their $109 fidget spinners yesterday. Today, lead…
Geena Kloeppel / August 1, 2017

Did You Get an Arcade Fire Fidget Spinner?

Today, Arcade Fire's website started selling fidget spinners emblazoned with the band's Everything Now logo, which also doubled as a USB drive containing the new album. The toy…
Jeremy Gordon / July 31, 2017

Review: Arcade Fire’s Everything Now Is a Deeply Cynical, Joyless Album

Have you ever watched Win Butler’s appearances at the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game? What a bizarrely incongruous thing for the frontman of the most successful…
Jeremy Gordon / July 31, 2017

This Is the Worst Arcade Fire Song Ever

Arcade Fire might know better, but they don't always do better. Caribbean-affiliated by blood, the professional emoters have had success with interpolating the island's traditional sounds,…
Brian Josephs / July 28, 2017

Arcade Fire’s Live Show Is Everything the Everything Now Promotional Campaign Isn’t

Arcade Fire put on a hell of a show. They are surely one of very few current bands with both the personnel and personality to…
Anna Gaca / July 28, 2017

Stream Arcade Fire’s New Album Everything Now

After a seemingly endless cycle of PR gags on behalf of the band, including a fake album review and Kendall and Kylie-inspired band t-shirts, Arcade Fire are back…
Emma May / July 27, 2017
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