14 Oct 2015

Arcade Fire’s “Rebellion (Lies)” features in a Steve Jobs tv spot

Arcade Fire have by the looks of it given their permission to Universal Pictures for the use of “Rebellion (Lies)” in a tv spot, ‘tv spot 43’ as it’s being referred to, for the upcoming film Steve Jobs. A film about, yep you got it, Steve Jobs. Hollywood, they don’t

08 Oct 2015

Will Butler’s new Emma Stone starring video for “Anna” has premiered early

Yesterday there was a big push from basically all involved to get the word out Will Butler’s new music video for “Anna” would be released on October 14th. So in a really terrible move, from a pure PR perspective, it’s now been released already – either by mistake or for

02 Oct 2015

Tracy Maurice on the story behind the Funeral artwork

DIY Magazine: _____ HALL OF FAME: INSIDE THE ARTWORK: THE STORY BEHIND ARCADE FIRE’S ‘FUNERAL’ Photographer and artist Tracy Maurice tells us how her collaboration with the band first came about. By Jessica Goodman on 30th September 2015 Love, loss, desperation, and hope are some of the most powerful emotions

28 Sep 2015

Arcade Fire’s Beatles-y sample on “Apocrypha”

The sample Arcade Fire used at the beginning of “Apocrypha” can be partially traced back to the film “Imagine: John Lennon”, from 1988. A law enforcement deputy instructs his men prior to The Beatles’ show at Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee on August 19, 1966. The actual full sample Arcade

25 Sep 2015

Listen: Win Butler on Beats 1 with Zane Lowe

Win Butler had a chat with Zane Lowe on Apple’s Beats 1 radio station. They covered a wide range of topics like Win’s DJing, The Reflektor Tapes, the way the music industry works, and what the future holds for Arcade Fire. Win ended the interview by reading the poem “So