Articles tagged neon bible

10 Aug 2008 // 10:00 PM

Arcade Fire and H.G. Wells: The Lies Machine

Pop music may still travel in revolutions, but not along a fixed course maintaining an even degree of distance from its point of origin. Like a moon intolerant of its gravitation pull, each cycle drifts us further and further from the cycle before it.

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20 Dec 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Best Albums of 2007

From tech house to Radiohead and Americana to indie and everything in between, PopMatters picks the best 60 albums of 2007.

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2 Oct 2007 // 2:58 AM

Talking ‘Bible’ with the Arcade Fire

Five months after the Arcade Fire issued its second album, “Neon Bible,” the dramatic Canadian ensemble has cemented itself as one of rock’s most

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7 Mar 2007 // 10:00 PM

Arcade Fire

There's nothing like spending Valentine's Day out in the cold...

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6 Mar 2007 // 1:15 AM

Arcade Fire can’t rein in its ambition

Maybe all I need to convince me of its wondrousness is a memorable experience at Coachella. That's what it took for Funeral to stick, after all.

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5 Mar 2007 // 7:59 PM

Band of the Year: An Interview with Arcade Fire

The artistic license offered by an indie label led to the darker and more ambitious Neon Bible. It brims with arrangements that include a symphony orchestra and a choir recorded in Budapest, Hungary, and a massive church organ. "It felt sometimes like we were making a film rather than a record," Win Butler says.

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1 Mar 2007 // 8:00 PM

Arcade Fire: Neon Bible

After the dreamlike euphoria of Funeral, this much-hyped follow-up wakes up with one mother of a hangover.

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//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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