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Tool, Arcade Fire, the Weeknd to Headline Voodoo Festival

June 7, 2016

Tool, Arcade Fire and the Weeknd will headline this year's Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, set to invade New Orleans October 28th through 30th. Cage the Elephant, G-Eazy, Band of Horses, Kevin Gates, the Chainsmokers and more will also play...

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Watch Arcade Fire's DJ-Percussion Set Outside Louvre

May 27, 2016

Arcade Fire's Win Butler and Régine Chassagne delivered a quirky DJ set this week during French street artist JR's exhibition "JR at the Louvre," held at Paris public garden Jardin des Tuileries. The husband and wife duo were joined...

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Watch Win Butler Sing David Bowie's 'Fame' at All-Star Jam

March 7, 2016

Arcade Fire's Win Butler, Miguel, Hall & Oates' John Oates, Mumford & Sons, Skrillex, Mac Miller, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and more were on hand at the inaugural Okeechobee Festival Saturday for the fest's all-star PoWoW! In this pro-shot...

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Win Butler Named MVP at NBA Celebrity All-Star

February 13, 2016

Arcade Fire's Win Butler helped guide the Drake-coached Team Canada to victory at Friday night's NBA Celebrity All-Star Game at Toronto's Ricoh Coliseum, with the singer posting a double-double with 15 points and 14 rebounds. Following the game, Butler...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lead New NYC Fest

March 1, 2016

Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire and the reunited LCD Soundsystem will serve as the headliners at the inaugural Panorama, a new three-day music festival taking place at New York's Randall's Island Park on the weekend of July 22nd. Alabama Shakes, Sia, Run...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

2015

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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"),...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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