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Arcade Fire (music group)

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  • Dan Deacon announces dates on Arcade Fire's tour

    Dan Deacon announces dates on Arcade Fire's tour
    Baltimore electro-maestro Dan Deacon will open for Arcade Fire, the Grammy-winning indie rock act from Montreal, on select dates of the band's Reflektor Tour, according to a press release and Deacon's Twitter account. The dates are in March, and the...
  • Olympics 2014: Pussy Riot attacked by Cossack militia in Sochi

    Mere days after police detained them in Sochi, Russia, Nadya Tolokonnikova, Masha Alyokhina and other members of Pussy Riot were attacked by whip-wielding Cossacks in the same city on Wednesday, according to reports. According to the Guardian and...
  • Terri Hemmert, WXRT deejay

    Terri Hemmert, WXRT deejay
    For a kid from Piqua, Ohio, Terri Hemmert was surprisingly unimpressed when she moved to the Chicago area to attend Elmhurst College in the late '60s. She saw Chicago as a bigger Dayton, Ohio. "Then I discovered all that it had to offer: the music,...
  • Still the sound of the future [Commentary]

    Still the sound of the future [Commentary]
    Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' official United States debut, when they first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show — the country's most watched television program — and lit a generation on fire. By the end of 1964, John Lennon,...
  • Predict Grammy winners and win a free dinner at Hampton Taphouse

    Predict Grammy winners and win a free dinner at Hampton Taphouse
    Public Enemy's Chuck D once rapped a pointed critique of the Grammy awards. Loose translation: They're not worth a hoot. I'm inclined to agree, but that doesn't mean they should be ignored. Grammys do reflect a certain kind of consensus. It's just that...
  • Review: Against Me! turns pain into triumph at the Troubadour

    Review: Against Me! turns pain into triumph at the Troubadour
    The music was straightforward: blunt-force punk rock loaded with brawny guitars and set to a galloping beat. The ideas in play, though, were anything but simple. Leading her band Against Me! on Monday night at the Troubadour, Laura Jane Grace roared...
  • Review: Kings of Leon headline KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas

    Review: Kings of Leon headline KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas
    This year’s Grammy nominations may be as muddled as usual, but the Recording Academy sent at least one straightforward message with the picks it announced Friday night: Rock music didn’t matter in 2013. No rock albums made the shortlist...
  • Lorde, Arcade Fire, Phoenix win night two of Almost Acoustic Christmas

    Lorde, Arcade Fire, Phoenix win night two of Almost Acoustic Christmas
    The artists arrived in perfectly timed succession, each a harmonic tine inside the music box: Atlas Genius, Bastille, Portugal. The Man, Capital Cities, Fitz & the Tantrums, the Neighbourhood, Lorde, Phoenix and Arcade Fire.  The five-plus-hours show at...
  • Best of 2013: Randall Roberts picks Daft Punk, Earl Sweatshirt

    Best of 2013: Randall Roberts picks Daft Punk, Earl Sweatshirt
    In this time when news is disseminated ever more quickly, we asked our critics to list the best of culture in 2013 in tweet form: Daft Punk, "RAM" = Robotic French duo channel vibe of Studio 54, "Thriller" & Giorgio Moroder. Perfect clone for new...
  • Wale threatens Complex magazine after omission from year-end list

    Wale threatens Complex magazine after omission from year-end list
    Note to music journalists crafting their year-end lists: Omitting Wale has dire consequences. As most publications are rolling out lists of their top albums of the year – Pop & Hiss’ year-end review is right around the corner – Complex...
  • Best of the Web: Music video’s wild ride

     
    Music video’s wild ride...