Arcade Fire
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Features // 11 Articles
Reviews // 17 Articles
Blogs // 16 Articles
News // 6 Articles
Media // 10 Articles
//Features

The Concept Album As a Performative Genre
9 Nov 2014 // 9:20 PM

Pink Floyd’s concept album The Wall is a key example of an artwork that the studies of the musical theatre are missing out.

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 20-1
9 Oct 2014 // 9:13 PM

These top 20 records of the '00s feature some familiar faces, but also several that, over time, have grown more fondly in memory.

//Reviews

Arcade Fire: Everything Now
2 Aug 2017 // 9:30 PM

Arcade Fire is not old enough for this work as late career orthodoxy nor suave enough to cook these observations into delicious bites.

'Arcade Fire: The Reflektor Tapes' Is Supposed to be Hypnotic
15 Feb 2017 // 4:30 AM

The Reflektor Tapes is 66 minutes long but feels like three hours of pretension. The bonus concert film Live at Earl's Court is nearly two hours long but breezes by.

//Blogs

Arcade Fire - "Creature Comfort" (Singles Going Steady)
17 Jul 2017 // 4:27 AM

"Creature Comfort" is a big, bold statement of intent from Arcade Fire. This is a song that leaves you anything but anesthetized.

Arcade Fire - "Everything Now" (Singles Going Steady)
14 Jun 2017 // 6:41 AM

Opinions are sharply divided about Arcade Fire's latest single.

//News

Panorama Music Festival Sets Out to Prove That Two Is Better Than One
1 Jun 2016 // 4:36 AM

Not without stirring up some controversy, Panorama Music Festival takes aim at New York City with a barrage of big bands.

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler Is Moving Out, Not Moving On
13 Mar 2015 // 6:55 AM

Who is Will Butler? He is the Ringo, the goofy one, the guy who runs around on stage beating a huge drum. The problem with

//Mixed media

//Blogs

"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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