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watch Win Butler call Arcade Fire the Best Rock Band, discuss sexual assault, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler was interviewed for George Stroumboulopoulos’s The Strombo Show, where they discussed a lot of different stuff in the nearly-40-minute interview.

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David Byrne shares “One Year Later” mix ft. Jlin, Arcade Fire, Frank Ocean & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Artists on David’s new mix include Frank Ocean, St Vincent, Arcade Fire, Arca, Sylvan Esso, Perfume Genius, Lorde, Radiohead, alt-J, and more. “Something tells me some of this music relates to how these artists are feeling in the world these days. The tone can be hopeful, yearning and is often a source of solace.”

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The National have been doing lots of covers on tour (and Taylor Swift is a fan)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

So far they’ve done Talking Heads, New Order, Queen and Cat Power. They’ve been bringing out some surprise guests too.

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The National have been doing lots of covers on tour (and Taylor Swift is a fan)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

So far they’ve done Talking Heads, New Order, Queen and Cat Power. They’ve been bringing out some surprise guests too.

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In a sea of infinite content, Arcade Fire holds its own at Wells Fargo Center

Source: The Key (WXPN)

In a sea of infinite content, Arcade Fire holds its own at Wells Fargo Center

Arcade Fire | photo by Jeremy Zimmerman | jeremy-zim.com

I first got over Arcade Fire more than a decade ago. I guess you could say we peaked early. I was head over heels the first time I saw them, yelping and jumping, clattering countless tom-toms and swapping instruments with abandon. They were crammed onto the stage of a tiny club in Carrboro, NC, where I happened to be passing through on the night before Merge Records’ 15th anniversary festival. (I’d mostly stopped in to check out another new signee to the label, Lou Barlow. According to my blog, the ...

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Arcade Fire at Wells Fargo Center, Willie Nelson at BB&T Pavilion

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Tonight’s Concert Picks: Arcade Fire at Wells Fargo Center, Willie Nelson at BB&T Pavilion

Arcade Fire | Photo by Michelle Montgomery | www.michellemontgomeryphotography.com

Following the release of Arcade Fire‘s highly anticipated new album Everything Now, the widely-loved indie-rockers-turned-mega-superstars return to play the Wells Fargo Center. Arcade Fire last played the Wells Fargo a little over three years ago — it was their first arena show in Philly and the band’s ambition has only grown since. Read The Key’s review of that show here, arrive early to see XPN Fest alums Preservation Hall Jazz Band open tonight’s show, and get ready for what’s sure to be a memorable experience.

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Arcade Fire’s Win & Regine playing Haiti benefit with Preservation Hall Jazz Band before MSG show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Arcade Fire’s tour starts this week and hits NYC’s Madison Square Garden on September 12 with Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Grandmaster Flash. A couple days before that, the band’s Win Butler and Régine Chassagne will play a “cocktail soiree” benefit for Haiti at The Club Room, Soho Grand Hotel on September 10

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Jo Firestone taping LP at Union Hall with special guest Will Butler

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jo Firestone has to be one of Brooklyn’s busiest comedians. When she’s not writing for Jimmy Fallon or hosting her excellent podcast Dr. Gameshow, she’ll e performing at two major comedy festivals in Brooklyn soon, and taping a new comedy album.

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Lollapalooza 2017 Sunday pics (Arcade Fire, Joey Bada$$, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Lollapalooza’s 2017 edition wrapped up with a headlining set from Arcade Fire, as well as sets from Joey Bada$$, Little Yachty, Charli XCX, Big Sean, Sampha, 6lack, Car Seat Headrest, Noname, and more. The festival just announced 2018 dates as well

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Arcade Fire covered John Lennon at Lollapalooza aftershow (pics, video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The night before their Lollapalooza headlining slot, Arcade Fire played an intimate show at Chicago’s Metro that included a cover of John Lennon’s “Mind Games” and the live debut of “Dimensions” from ‘Her.’

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Arcade Fire made dreams come true, gave out flip flops at Grand Prospect Hall (pics, video, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Arcade Fire celebrated the release of ‘Everything Now’ with a live-streamed show at the amazing Grand Prospect Hall, where they played songs from the new album along with a mix of older favorites. Their tour has been updated to include a record signing at Rough Trade.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (7/28)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include Manchester Orchestra’s best LP in years, Vic Mensa’s long-awaited debut, Arcade Fire’s disappointing ‘Everything Now,’ and more.

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Review: Arcade Fire lack ambition on the disco-inspired ‘Everything Now’

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A move towards dance music could be seen as an attempt to stay modern, but the musical direction of ‘Everything Now’ has the opposite effect. ‘Everything Now’ sounds more conservative and backwards-thinking than Arcade Fire’s rock albums do.

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Arcade Fire deny dress code for Brooklyn show, say “wear whatever you want”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“If dress code is ‘hip and trendy,’ band members will not be allowed through the door…hip and trendy people will have to play the music. Band announces, ‘Wear whatever you want to any show.’ This has been an actual band announcement.”

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Arcade Fire reveal dress code for BK show — no shorts, flip flops, crop tops, phones, more (update: or not)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Arcade Fire’s “HIP & TRENDY” dress code also bans tank tops, baseball hats, and more, and they “reserve the right to deny entry to anyone dressed inappropriately.”

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Arcade Fire playing free small Brooklyn show next week (livestreamed too)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Arcade Fire‘s new album Everything Now is out in a week (7/28) and they’ve already announced an NYC listening party on July 25 but now they’ve announced they’ll be playing an intimate Brooklyn show on Thursday, July 27.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for July 12, 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

BrooklynVegan Blog Radio airs Wednesdays at noon and midnight on SiriusXMU (Ch. 35) and you can also listen OnDemand with the SiriusXM app.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for July 5, 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

On today’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio, we’re peppering our playlist of new music (from the likes of Arcade Fire, Panda Bear, War on Drugs, St. Vincent, Liars and more) with a few Grateful Dead covers as a tip of the hat to Dead & Co’s recent shows in NYC and Chicago.

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