Watch Arcade Fire's New David Bowie Tribute Clip

February 10, 2016

Last month, Arcade Fire and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band paid tribute to David Bowie in New Orleans' French Quarter and they shared clips of their performances of "Heroes," "Oh! You Pretty Things" and "Suffragette City." On Wednesday,...


Arcade Fire Announce Festival Dates, Haiti Benefit

January 26, 2016

Arcade Fire took time off following their successful Reflektor run to pursue solo projects, and now the Canadian band has announced their first live shows of 2016. The shows will include a Haiti benefit featuring David Byrne. The band will headline...


See Arcade Fire's Second Line Parade Celebrating David Bowie

January 17, 2016

As promised, Arcade Fire and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band paid tribute to David Bowie Saturday with a traditional second line parade through the streets of New Orleans' French Quarter. Frontman Win Butler, red megaphone in hand, led...


Arcade Fire Plan Memorial Parade for David Bowie

January 15, 2016

Arcade Fire and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band have announced a David Bowie memorial parade. "Pretty Things: A Second Line for Bowie" will take place in New Orleans on Saturday, January 16th. A Facebook event page was launched for the event, and it...


Arcade Fire Praise 'True Artist' David Bowie

January 12, 2016

Arcade Fire praised David Bowie as "a true artist" in a touching statement honoring the rock icon, who died of cancer Sunday. "David Bowie was one of the band's earliest supporters and champions," the group said. "He not only created the...


Arcade Fire's Jeremy Gara Preps Debut LP 'Limn'

January 16, 2016

After serving as drummer in one of rock's most revered acts for over a decade, Arcade Fire's Jeremy Gara will temporarily set out on his own course this spring with the arrival of Limn, his debut solo LP. The drummer also shared the album's opening track...


Drake Teams With Win Butler for NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

January 14, 2016

Drake has a really big team, and they need some really big rings. With the NBA's All-Star festivities taking over Toronto next month, the 6 God (who also serves as "global ambassador" for his hometown Raptors) will pace the sidelines as head coach...



Emma Stone Delivers Madcap Dance in Will Butler's 'Anna'

October 8, 2015

Emma Stone dances through the famed Queen Mary ship in the beautifully stylized clip for Will Butler's "Anna," the second single off the Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist's debut solo LP, Policy. Directed by Brantley Gutierrez and choreographed by...


Arcade Fire Ready Deluxe 'Reflektor,' Cassette Release

September 21, 2015

Arcade Fire will accompany their upcoming documentary The Reflektor Tapes with an actual cassette soundtrack featuring six unreleased songs from that 2013 LP's session. The Reflektor Tapes limited edition cassette, which will ship around October...


See Arcade Fire Play Rare Song, Reflect on Start in Doc Clip

September 9, 2015

A clip from the upcoming Arcade Fire documentary The Reflektor Tapes shows the group rehearsing a bluesy, gospel-inflected tune called "Get Right" that they have yet to release officially. "Better get right before you die," frontman Win Butler sings with...


25 Must-See Movies at Toronto Film Festival 2015

August 25, 2015

It's the second-to-last stop on the Fall film-festival circuit, after Venice and Telluride and before the carefully curated New York cinefeast — but the Toronto International Film Festival holds a special place in traveling festgoers hearts. It's...


Watch Arcade Fire's Frenzied Trailer for 'Reflektor Tapes'

August 11, 2015

"Sound is happening all around you, and notes and rhythms are happening all around you," Arcade Fire ruminate in their official trailer for The Reflektor Tapes, a documentary tracing the creation of the Canadian band's 2013 LP, Reflektor. Khalil...


See Father John Misty's Cover of Arcade Fire's 'The Suburbs'

June 30, 2015

Father John Misty's tour recently traveled north of the border to Canada, where the I Love You, Honeybear singer sat down for CBC's b.b. gun session at the Shed in Vancouver. Perhaps as tribute to one of Canada's chief national exports, Father John...


Megastars Team Up to Launch Streaming Service Tidal

March 30, 2015

A phalanx of chart-topping stars from across genres joined forces in the loading dock of New York City's biggest post office today to launch the newly artist-owned high-definition streaming service Tidal. Like a scene out of a pop-music version of...


Hear Arcade Fire's Eclectic 'Reflektor' Deluxe Bonus Tracks

September 25, 2015

Arcade Fire's newly released deluxe digital edition of 2013's Reflektor includes six eclectic bonus tracks, all of which are streaming on Spotify. The previously unheard songs – which span laid-back reggae ("Women of a Certain Age"),...


Win Butler Calls Major Labels 'Completely Clueless'

September 19, 2015

Arcade Fire's Win Butler was among the initial signers of Tidal's "declaration" at a superstar launch party in March, and in a new interview, the singer talked about the criticism facing Jay Z's streaming service. Speaking to The Independent, Butler...


Watch Arcade Fire, James Murphy Record 'Afterlife'

September 3, 2015

Arcade Fire and James Murphy work on the intricacies of "Afterlife" in the latest preview of the band's upcoming documentary, The Reflektor Tapes, which chronicles the making of their last album, Reflektor, and subsequent world tour. The...


Janis Joplin, Arcade Fire Docs Lead Toronto Film Fest

August 11, 2015

High-profile music documentaries on Janis Joplin, Arcade Fire, Aretha Franklin and Sharon Jones will be included as part of this year's Toronto International Film Festival, which commences September 10th.  Janis: Little Girl Blue, directed by...


See a Clip From Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor Tapes' Movie

July 15, 2015

Two years after they released Reflektor, Arcade Fire will release a feature film called The Reflektor Tapes into movie theaters on September 24th. Khalil Joseph, who won a Special Jury Prize at Sundance in 2013 for his trippy Flying Lotus video "Until...


Arcade Fire Opening Haitian Restaurant in Montreal

May 7, 2015

Arcade Fire's Win Butler and Régine Chassagne are opening a new Haitian restaurant, Agrikol, in Montreal this summer with the help of celebrated Toronto restaurateurs (and fellow husband-wife duo) Roland Jean and Jen Agg, The Globe and...