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Arcade Fire (music group)

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  • Tuning up your workout

     Tuning up your workout
    When I started working out, I had a personal music player the size of a dachshund for exercise motivation. I filled it with Rush and Joe Satriani mix tapes to enhance my workouts. Technology has come a long way since then. Now I use an iPod Shuffle,...
  • Taking a noise snapshot at L.A. restaurants

    Taking a noise snapshot at L.A. restaurants
    We know it's noisy out there in the restaurant world. Customers' complaints are growing, critics are including noise commentary in their reviews, and restaurateurs, to some extent, are trying to figure out ways to modify the acoustic mayhem. But just...
  • Album review: Kids These Days, 'Traphouse Rock'

    Album review: Kids These Days, 'Traphouse Rock'
    *** (out of 4) Kids these days. They spend so much time on that Internet, digesting overwhelming amounts of information, destroying their attention spans. It’s a wonder they can ever synthesize it into anything useful, am I right? Chicago’...
  • Tickets to concerts by Duran Duran, Jason Aldean go on sale Friday, June 15

    Tickets to concerts by Duran Duran, Jason Aldean go on sale Friday, June 15
    Here are two separate chunks of local concert news. Eighties dance-rock kings Duran Duran will play Portsmouth on Aug. 22. Meanwhile, country rocker Jason Aldean is headed for the Virginia Beach on Aug. 24. Tickets to both shows go on sale 10 a.m. Friday,...
  • Accordion: Not just for polkas anymore, say fans

    Accordion: Not just for polkas anymore, say fans
    Blame it on Lawrence Welk. If you're unfamiliar with that name, members of the American Accordionists' Association will give you an extra-warm welcome to their festival in Baltimore this week. Accordionists in this country have long struggled with the...
  • Presidential campaign song quiz

    Presidential campaign song quiz
    Choose whether each song is on (A) Barack Obama’s campaign Spotify playist, (B) Mitt Romney’s campaign Spotify playlist or (C) Neither. 1. “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” The Soggy Bottom Boys 2. “I Won’t Back Down,&...
  • Kids These Days pull songs from the static

    Kids These Days pull songs from the static
    Kids These Days open their self-released debut album, “Traphouse Rock,” with the sound of several radio stations cutting in and out between static. It comes off as a brief tongue-in-cheek commentary on the Chicago septet’s style-...
  • 2013 Grammy Award nominees

    Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
  • Springsteen SXSW concert review

    Springsteen SXSW concert review
    AUSTIN, TEXAS -- It was Bruce Springsteen day Thursday at the South by Southwest Music Conference, but the singer instead turned the spotlight on his fellow artists. His keynote address was essentially a long, heart-felt thank you to his musical...
  • Song barkers: Cutting through the 'Heys'

    Song barkers: Cutting through the 'Heys'
    There's a question that someone paying close attention to contemporary pop music would not be considered crazy for asking: What's with all the shouting? Seemingly all of a sudden, bands have been having success punctuating their tunes with "hos" and...
  • Q&A: Illinois native 'Parks and Recreation' star Nick Offerman on 'Somebody Up There Likes Me'

    Q&A: Illinois native 'Parks and Recreation' star Nick Offerman on 'Somebody Up There Likes Me'
    On NBC’s fantastic “Parks and Recreation,” Nick Offerman has turned Ron Swanson into such a spectacular, hilarious symbol of contained emotion and old-fashioned, meat-and-potatoes masculinity that it feels necessary to establish that...