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Arcade Fire’s Will Butler on How White Privilege, Race Reporting Informed New Solo LP

The fall after Will Butler's debut album, Policy, was released in 2015, he went to the Harvard Kennedy School of Government to study...policy.
Tatiana Tenreyro / September 24, 2020

Will Butler Gets Ready to Feast in ‘Bethlehem’ Video

With Generations releasing next week, Will Butler has released his third single, "Bethlehem." Co-directed by Butler and Adrienne Anderson, the visual looks like…
Emily Tan / September 16, 2020

Will Butler Announces Generations, Shares ‘Close My Eyes’

Will Butler returns with not just a new album but also a new single to go with it. The Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist has…
Emily Tan / August 19, 2020

Arcade Fire Was Making a New Album Until, Yep, COVID

A few months ago, Win Butler subtly shared that Arcade Fire was at work on their first studio album since 2017's Everything Now. In announcing his new…
SPIN Staff / July 14, 2020

Arcade Fire: Our 2006 Interview

This article originally appeared in the January 2006 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 15th anniversary of the band's debut album Funeral, we’re republishing it here.
Caryn Ganz / September 14, 2019

Will Butler – “Anything You Want / 4 July 17″

Although Arcade Fire has an album that's coming in a couple of weeks, Will Butler still found time to release a new solo song. The…
Brian Josephs / July 5, 2017

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

Will Butler Combats Creepy Kids in ‘What I Want’ Video

Will Butler released his debut solo album Policy back in March and recent months have seen the Arcade Fire member issuing a number of zany…
Colin Joyce / October 30, 2015

Arcade Fire Are Already Working on Their ‘Reflektor’ Follow-Up

Arcade Fire have had a surprisingly busy rollout in the interim between albums: a new, tour-chronicling documentary called The Reflektor Tapes finally sees release tomorrow, and…
Dan Weiss / September 22, 2015

Will Butler Goes Into ‘Witness’ Protection on ‘Seth Meyers’

Will Butler turned up on Late Night With Seth Meyers last night to perform two tracks from his solo album, Policy: "Anna" and "Witness." Though…
Rachel Brodsky / May 14, 2015

Will Butler Predicts ‘Something’s Coming’ in Apocalyptic New Video

Will Butler's got a nutty new video for "Something's Coming," a cut from his recently released Policy album. Directed by Marcel Dzama, the clip features a bunch…
Rachel Brodsky / April 9, 2015

SXSW 2015: The 21 Best Things We Saw in Austin

Now that Austin's South By Southwest is wrapped up and (nearly) out of our systems, we should take a moment to reflect on the massive…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2015

SPIN’s SXSW Showcase at Stubb’s: An Artist-By-Artist Recap

Those South by Southwesters who braved the elements at Stubb's yesterday were treated to gigs by nine of our favorite artists working right now, ranging…
SPIN Staff / March 21, 2015

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 them up…
Rachel Brodsky / March 11, 2015

Review: Will Butler’s Wonky, Tightly Wound ‘Policy’

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: March 10, 2015Label: Merge RecordsWill Butler has always been an outlier. As Arcade Fire's second-most-famous Butler, he's always made…
Brennan Carley / March 9, 2015
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