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Arcade Fire gets covered by Tears for Fears

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By Annie Churdar in New Music on Friday 30 August 2013

Though typically the one’s being covered and sampled by artists such as Kanye West, Katy Perry, Kimbra, Nas, and others, the boys of Tears for Fears decided that some ‘reciprocal cross-generational love was in order’. The resulting cover of Arcade Fire’s Ready to Start is absolutely lovely.

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Arcade Fire’s My Body is a Cage vs Nicolas Cage

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By Low Lai Chow in Video on Saturday 31 March 2012

This video juxtaposes Montreal indie band Arcade Fire’s 2007 slowburner anthem, My Body is a Cage, with, well, Nicolas Cage. Hmmm. Why did it take so long?

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Epic Arcade Fire’s Suburbs cover by Mr. Little Jeans

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By Aiste Juozaponyte in New Music on Tuesday 27 September 2011

I recently found this cover of Arcade Fire’s Suburbs by a London-based singer Mr. Little Jeans. I didn’t think it was possible to make a cover of Arcade Fire that would be better than the original. It’s elegant, luscious and instantly likable.

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Arcade Fire create interactive light show at Coachella

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By Josh Gardiner in Video on Tuesday 12 July 2011

Check out this sweet clip below of Arcade Fire at Coachella this year, made for The Creators Project. For the encore of their set, the epic track Wake Up, the band got with the director Chris Milk again (the man who made the interactive This Wilderness Downtown clip) to cascade hundreds of beachballs filled with LEDs into the crowd. About as interactive a light show as you’ll see.

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Who Is Arcade Fire?

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By Tristan Rayner in Cool Websites on Wednesday 16 February 2011

When Arcade Fire won Album of the Year, a certain percentage of the population had their mindhole explode. This Tumblr page documents the feeling when Eminem and Lady Gaga miss out to some Canuck nobodies.

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The Drums cover Arcade Fire

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By Casper Johansson in New Music on Wednesday 13 October 2010

Having just conquered the Reading and Leeds Festival, New York power-pop-surf band The Drums are offering a free MP3 of their cover of Arcade Fire’s We Used To Wait, which they played live at BBC Three Live Lounge.

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Arcade Fire poster by Alex Trochut

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By Elizabeth Eames in New Art on Friday 8 October 2010

This poster was created by Barcelona-based artist Alex Trochut, using denim, embroidery and bleach. The piece was commissioned as a gift for the band by Another Planet Entertainment.

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The Arcade Fire’s Wake Up

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By Zolton in Video on Wednesday 25 March 2009

The rhythms and melodies in this track by The Arcade Fire roll and roll with a wonderful, stuttering urgency, breaking down tragically and heroically in parts before regrouping again for its triumphant finale. Even the great David Bowie is humbled by the intensity of the delivery and the sheer brilliance of the songwriting.

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Arcade fire

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By Zac in New Music on Sunday 25 March 2007

We’re lucky to get a consistent stream of music coming our way – most of it pretty good. I’ve recently enjoyed listening to the new Arcade Fire album, Neon Bible. The music is multi-layered, emotionally charged and fresh. I’m a big fan of The Doves, and Arcade Fire share similar characteristics (though I notice that […]

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Firekites’ The Bowery

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By Monique Rothstein in New Music on Tuesday 15 April 2008

Emanating from Newcastle, Australia, Firekites are the unlikely love child of Kings of Convenience and Arcade Fire, with eyes the colour of Texas geniuses, Midlake.

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Cake Wines want to get punters out to see the support act at gigs

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By Lost At E Minor in New Trends on Wednesday 30 April 2014

Our friends at Aussie company Cake Wines are at it again: putting a clever twist on something that most of us take for granted. First they re-invented the wine label as an art canvas. Now they’re embracing the live music scene in Australia with their epic Support the Support campaign, a rally cry for punters to get out to gigs early and give the support band/DJ some love. Some much needed LOVE.

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NOW+ 4EVA: majestic pop from Architecture in Helsinki

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By Zolton in New Music on Monday 31 March 2014

I can’t believe it’s been 14 years since Aussie music legends (and I don’t use that term lightly), Architecture in Helsinki, first graced the stages of inner-city Melbourne and Sydney. I was playing in bands myself back then, keeping one eye on my ever-growing Marshall stack and the other on the local band scene. And while I’ve long since moved behind the keypad and left my guitar to gather dust, these guys keep going. And going. And going. Phew!

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Review: Big Day Out Sydney 2014

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Events on Wednesday 26 February 2014

While Big Day Out is an institution and right of passage for any young Australian who lives close enough to a capital city, 2014’s instalment kind of had me wondering – why isn’t this sold out and where the hell is everyone? Perhaps it was that the day fell on Australia Day – a bogan excuse to get drunk and spit “national pride” into the faces of anyone who’ll come close enough to you, or perhaps it’s that the “big festival” is a dying breed in Australia. Whatever the cause – y’all missed out.

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Australia’s 2014 Big Day Out must see acts

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Events on Friday 3 January 2014

The weather is hot and the days are long. For Australian music lovers such as ourselves, this can only mean one thing: the Big Day Out is not far away. But with so many great acts to see in the one day, we’ve done you a favour and narrowed down the long list of bands to see to a few definites. Of course, there are the headliners (Pearl Jam and Arcade Fire), and the other big guns (The Hives, Beady Eye, Deftones, Snoop Lion and Flume), but you need to know about these up-and-comers. So grab out a crayon and get ready to scribble these names down.

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We Found Love: new music by Palma Violets

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By Darwin Cosico in New Music on Friday 10 May 2013

If you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, then you need to check out Palma Violets, an indie rock/garage rock band from London and currently signed to the famous Rough Trade Records (The Strokes, The Libertines and Arcade Fire). The British quartet released their first studio album in February called 180, and […]

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