Tagged: Arcade Fire


Sam’s Pop Montreal Diary: Part 1

Last time I came to Pop Montreal it was 2007 and I was five years old. Am I remembering that right? (I am not remembering it right). The point is, a lot has happened in … read more »

POSTED September 23, 2011 3:15PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Watch Arcade Fire & Spike Jonze’s Scenes From the Suburbs Short Film

Ah, Monday. Wouldn’t it be nice just to zone out and watch a movie? Even if it is about a war-torn suburban town and adolescent angst, it’d still be better than actually having to think … read more »

POSTED June 27, 2011 11:30AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

The Weeknd, Arcade Fire Nominated for Polaris Prize

Earlier this year, Arcade Fire won Best Album at the Grammys. That album, The Suburbs, was a number one hit on the Billboard charts, with the band playing major venues like Madison Square Garden and … read more »

POSTED June 20, 2011 2:45PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Spike Jonze And Arcade Fire Made A Short Film About The Suburbs

A lot of Arcade Fire‘s great record The Suburbs is about battles. Battles against growing old, kids battling each other based on social circles, moral battles, battles of love. Pretty much any kind of battle … read more »

POSTED March 14, 2011 3:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Video: Adele Sings “Someone Like You” at the Brit Awards

Last night at the Grammys-of-England, Katy Perry lost International Solo Artist to Rihanna. When those ladies performed at our Grammys on Sunday, they did so inside of baubled and layered costumes, hoisted on swings and/or … read more »

POSTED February 16, 2011 9:40AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

Grammys Trash Talk: Arcade Fire Change BMXing Forever

General vibe on The Grammys is that they’re kind of divorced from the whole music thing, meaning the people that actually participate and care may actually be more into THE INDUSTRY than THE MUSIC. And … read more »

POSTED February 14, 2011 11:11AM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (4) TAGS: , , , ,

This Week in The FADER: January 23, 2011 Edition

** Lil Wayne hopped into the middle of “Roman’s Revenge.” ** We got bummed about Vybz Kartel‘s “new image.” ** We let out an exclusive stream of Cloud Nothings’ debut self titled album. ** Chris … read more »

POSTED January 23, 2011 10:24AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Tripwire: 2011, Everything is the New Everything

J. Edward Keyes, Editor-in-Chief for eMusic, told WNYC: “In 2011, expect the line between independent music and big-name, arena-filling acts to become increasingly blurred.” That sounds about right. (Top Three Places We Saw Phoenix With … read more »

POSTED January 10, 2011 5:00PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Diplo grammys

Diplowatch 2010 #4: Diplo Did Not Get Nominated For a Grammy This Year

Last year Diplo got nominated for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences’ favorite Record of the Year. He lost to Alison Kraus and Robert Plant, but looked real good in a gray suit … read more »

POSTED December 2, 2010 10:30AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Video: Arcade Fire, “The Suburbs” (dir Spike Jonez)

We’ve gotten so used to watching videos assembled from found footage and old movies that we forgot how compelling the form can be if you spend a lot of time and money. Arcade Fire‘s new … read more »

POSTED November 19, 2010 10:00AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , ,