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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.
'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.
Panorama Festival: FKA twigs and Arcade Fire Convey Passion
28 Jul 2016 // 6:30 AM
The inaugural Panorama Festival invited ticket holders into a big, shiny, technology-savvy paradise that carried promise for future installments.
PopTalk: The Poptimism and Rockism Debate
14 Jan 2016 // 2:30 AM
In 2015, the "poptimism vs. rockism" debate has inspired a rash of thinkpieces and Twitter arguments. Is this debate actually saying anything, though?
Arcade Fire's Will Butler Takes to a Black Cab to Play "Madonna" (video)
4 May 2015 // 12:00 PM
Space is tight in the back of the Black Cab Sessions, but that doesn't stop Will Butler from delivering a spirited version of his tune "Madonna".
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