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  1. Arcade Fire's Infinite Content Tour Was Worth the WaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Miami New Times

    The year was 2013 and it was October 24th, the same day the band had released their newest album Reflektor for streaming, accompanied by visuals from the 1959 film Black Orpheus . As an overeager sophomore attending college in north Florida, I was more than happy to brave the perils of I-95 southbound if it meant grooving alongside Win Butler and co. to their funkiest release yet.

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  2. In a sea of infinite content, Arcade Fire holds its own at Wells Fargo CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... in reference to entertainment as crass bloodsport; to boxing's recent, hyper-commercialized Money Fight; to the Arcade Fire's present predicament as a band embattled - their legit "undefeated" bona-fides notwithstanding. But enough. By a few songs ...

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  3. Arcade Fire's Tim Kingsbury on Miami, Bowie, and Loving Dance MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Miami New Times

    Depending on how you look at it, Arcade Fire 's performance at the Watsco Center this Saturday has been anywhere from 13 to four years in the making. Despite being among the most visible faces of indie rock, earning a well-deserved Grammy for 2010's The Suburbs , and its status as one of the last largely agreed-upon entrants in the great rock 'n' roll canon, the Montreal outfit has never played a proper large-scale gig in the Magic City.

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  4. 5 observations from Arcade Fire's Sept. 16 show at D.C.'s Capital One ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The Washington Post

    For the D.C. date on Arcade Fire's "Infinite Content" tour, the band played in boxing ring-style stage. Arcade Fire entered Capital One Arena in Washington on Saturday as "the undefeated, undisputed heavyweight champions of the world."

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  5. Arcade Fire tops 'Infinite Content' expectations at Wells Fargo CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Philly.com

    ... you might call "popular culture." Like life, concert enjoyment is all about expectation management. And the Arcade Fire did a terrific job of lowering their threshold for success on the Infinite Content tour, which brought the Canadian band to the ...

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  6. Arcade Fire prove they're still the world's best band at MSG showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | New York Daily News

    After opening sets from Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Grandmaster Flash, The Garden's video screens played infomercial-style advertisements for faux merchandise like Creature Comfort cereal and Electric Blue eye drops . Every so often, a video of an over-the-top cartoon cowboy - with his face psychedelically obscured by an outer space scene - would interrupt the ads to hype up the crowd.

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  7. Arcade Fire Kicks Off U.S. Run With Explosive Madison Square Garden Show: Live RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Billboard

    The album rollout for Arcade Fire 's latest project, Everything Now , was anything but ordinary. From fake album reviews posted by the band itself to outrageously priced fidget spinners that doubled as USB drives, the indie rockers continued to come out with wacky promotional stunts.

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  8. Arcade Fire Offers 'Everything Now' Debuts At Infinite Content Tour Opening ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | JamBase

    Canadian rock band Arcade Fire opened their North American Infinite Content Tour last night in their home province of Quebec at Centre VidA otron in Quebec City. The Montreal-born band is playing in support of their recently issued studio album Everything Now and on Tuesday evening they debuted several songs from the record.

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  9. The War on Drugs embraces influences on 'A Deeper Understanding'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | The Chronicle

    Several artists throughout history have pushed to the frontier of musical innovation by inventing new genres, inspiring scores of musicians to emulate their sounds. Kanye West established the modern incarnation of hip-hop.

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  10. 5 Brand New Chart Facts After Band's First No. 1 AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Billboard

    The Long Island rock band achieves its first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 'Science Fiction.'

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  11. Arcade Fire loses momentum with "Everything Now"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | The Louisville Cardinal

    ... Love" is moving and appropriately melancholy, and is one of the few tracks I would listen to on repeat. It's the Arcade Fire we fell in love with: personal, rousing and human. We need art that points out the cultural tropes of meaningless, despair, ...

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  12. Arcade Fire Gives Up on LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Hyperallergic

    To learn how crushingly the new Arcade Fire album has disappointed fans, critics, and providers of online content, one need only glance at their Metacritic page. To fully comprehend why requires several listens, each more dumbfounding than the last.

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  13. Arcade Fire's album is - Everything' except all that goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | The Columbian

    Arcade Fire, a band not generally celebrated for its sense of humor, recently posted a spoof review of its fifth studio album, "Everything Now" . It was perhaps designed as a pre-emptive strike against the type of reviews that inevitably rain down on a band that has moved past critical darling phase into mid-career stasis.

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  14. Why 1987 remains the most important moment in alternative rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Salon

    The National has achieved many things in its career: music festival headlining slots, Grammy nominations and near-chart-topping albums. However, the brooding, Brooklyn-via-Cincinnati band hasn't had a No.

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  15. Overrated/Underrated: Arcade Fire burns out with 'Everything Now,'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" at the Ahmanson Theatre : A Tony Award-winning adaptation of Mark Haddon's bestselling 2003 novel, this story of a boy named Christopher who investigates the death of a neighbor's pet offers an immersive, empathetic venture into its main character's mind, which functions somewhere along the autism spectrum. Flashes of light, video projections and blasts of electronic noise transform an otherwise spare stage into a bustling train station or Christopher's horror of being unexpectedly touched, and add a vivid yet humane warmth to his journey.

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  16. Album Review: Arcade Fire's a Everything NowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Outloud

    Since their debut into indie stardom, Arcade Fire has slowly grown into a worldwide phenomenon. After their artful, first two albums, Funeral and Neon Bible , the band flaunted newer and bigger visions on 2010's The Suburbs, a gorgeous album from start to finish that captured feelings of youth and growing pains.

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  17. Arcade Fire's latest album is 'Everything' except all that goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Cleveland.com

    Arcade Fire, a band not generally celebrated for its sense of humor, recently posted a spoof review of its fifth studio album, "Everything Now" . It was perhaps designed as a pre-emptive strike against the type of reviews that inevitably rain down on a band that has moved past critical darling phase into mid-career stasis.

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  18. Live Review and Gallery: Arcade Fire at MetroRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Illinois Entertainer

    It was minutes into Arcade Fire's Saturday night at Metro before the group launched into the title track from their new album, Everything Now . Though it was only the start of the group's sold out set, one of a few high profile after-shows this past weekend at Metro, it was the first of many celebratory performances that would feel like an encore.

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  19. Breaking Up (With a Band) Is Hard to DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Houston Press

    ... , Neon Bible proved a more-than-capable sophomore release. The Suburbs is where some started to jump off the Arcade Fire wagon, for two very related reasons. One, it was and remains the band's most pop-sounding record, which explains why it cleaned ...

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  20. Review: 'Everything Now' by Arcade FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | The Daily Lobo

    In 2007 The New Yorker published a controversial piece by Sasha Frere-Jones titled "A Paler Shade of White," in which he mourned the lack of miscegenation across racial boundaries, and specifically that of black musical influence into white indie rock. The piece opens with an anecdote of a performance by Arcade Fire, a band he liked.

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