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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.
Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld: Never Were the Way She Was (take 2)
31 May 2015 // 10:05 PM
Two Constellation instrumentalists produce an organic work of seismic proportions.
Will Butler: Policy
9 Mar 2015 // 9:06 PM
Arcade Fire's Will Butler unapologetically leans into solo project stereotypes by making an album that sounds just like a diluted version of the band's early records.
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