14 Sep 2015

Arcade Fire backing Los Angeles 2024?

Los Angeles, LA24, today launched their bid to host the Olympic Games in 2024. They have posted a video presenting the city – set to Arcade Fire’s “Wake Up”. Is the band backing their bid? Have they used the song with or without their consent? In any case, here’s the

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13 Sep 2015

Recap: The worldwide premiere of Arcade Fire’s The Reflektor Tapes

The worldwide premiere of Arcade Fire: The Reflektor Tapes took place last night at Toronto International Film Festival. Ana Brozic was there and this is her thoughts about it all. (While I wouldn’t say there are any real spoilers in this post you should stop reading now if you want

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02 Aug 2015

Arcade Fire in Brandon Flowers’ top 3 of the last 15 years

The Killers’ frontman Brandon Flowers spoke to The Boston Globe and had this to say when asked about his top 3 bands of the last 15 years. Q. You got some flack for saying in an interview that the Killers was one of the best bands of recent times and

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30 Jun 2015

Father John Misty covers Arcade Fire’s “The Suburbs”

Excellent acoustic cover of Arcade Fire’s “The Suburbs” by Father John Misty. Recorded for CBC Music at b.b gun leather, a small garage workshop nestled in a historic residential neighbourhood of East Vancouver. Check it out. Update 1 Father John Misty also sat down to talk about his love for

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09 Jun 2015

Of Monsters And Men love Arcade Fire

Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir, lead vocalist in Of Monsters And Men, did a Q&A. She was asked how she felt about how Of Monsters And Men frequently were compared to Arcade Fire. I love Arcade Fire. I think they’re a really, really great band. When we started out, yeah, there were

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