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Arcade Fire (music group)

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  • No vocals? No problem at NOVO Instrumental Festival

    No vocals? No problem at NOVO Instrumental Festival
    Not all great ideas are fueled by bourbon, but the creation of Baltimore's NOVO Instrumental Festival was. Five years ago, Mobtown Studios' producer and co-owner Mat Leffler-Schulman shared a few drinks at the Windup Space with bar owner Russell de...
  • 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...
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. announces its first wave of winners

    The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. has announced its first wave of winners, with more selections to be announced Sunday afternoon. Lupita Nyong'o received supporting actress honors for "12 Years a Slave," in which she played the abused plantation...
  • 'Gravity' and 'Her' win L.A. Film Critics Assn. best film of 2013

    Alfonso Cuarón's sci-fi thriller "Gravity" and Spike Jonze's offbeat love story "Her" tied for best film honors from the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. It was one of three ties in major categories. The organization's lead actress honors were shared by...
  • 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 South Florida 2010: Entertainment

    Best Of South Florida 2010: Entertainment
    Fernando Perdomo (photo by Beth Black) BEST SONGWRITER Fernando Perdomo of Dreaming in Stereo Myspace.com/dreaminginstereo Dreaming in Stereo frontman Fernando Perdomo addresses sharp, painful and sometimes ugly truths about relationships, addiction and...
  • What's to like about Jonathan Franzen's Freedom and Arcade Fire's The Suburbs?

    What's to like about Jonathan Franzen's Freedom and Arcade Fire's The Suburbs?
    A few months back, Salon book critic Laura Miller posted an essay titled “Why must a novel’s characters be likable?” that was spurred by her reading of Jonathan Franzen’s widely heralded and exhaustingly debated novel Freedom,...
  • 2010 in review: Top 10 albums and then some

    As usual, in creating my annual top 10 albums of the year, I limited myself to albums of original, contemporary studio work. This year, that was harder to do than in previous years. Ruling out reissues meant I had to toss out pretty much the greatest rock...