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Photos & Review: Panorama Festival Day One Featuring Arcade Fire, Alabama Shakes, De Lux and more

Arcade Fire closes out Panorama festival day one with a marching band tribute to David Bowie (along with some words about Trump) Words & Photography: Steven Ward Walking across the Robert F. Kennedy bridge in the sweltering heat towards Randall’s Island, it was hard not to feel the deja vu wash over me. Like many […]

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Defining “Indie” — A Look Inside Indie Culture, Where It Started, Where It’s At Today

Looking Back on “Indie” Culture in 2016 Opinion Feature by Jamie Lawlor Close your eyes and imagine the sounds that accompany each of the following genre titles: jazz. folk, reggae, heavy metal… EDM. Each evokes their own trademark silhouette of rhythms, themes, and instrumentation. Now think of the genre known as “indie” in the same context. […]

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Loaded With Charisma Sarah Neufeld (of Arcade Fire) Kicks Off Solo Tour at Resident

At the end of last year, Downtown Los Angeles welcomed a new venue, Resident, a cozy, intimate space that opened its doors to live music. This spot has become part of the industrial, artistic neighborhood and features exclusive shows with fantastic sound and unique aesthetics. Opening acts Contact Field Orchestra and Eartheater warmed up the […]

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Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem to headline inaugural Panorama Festival

In what is sure to be a feather in the cap for the promoting moguls over at Goldenvoice, the lineup for the first ever Panorama Music, Art, and Technology festival was announced today–and it features an eclectic bunch to say the least. First and foremost the festival, which will take place July 22-24 at Randall’s Island, New […]

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Portugal’s NOS Alive dazzles with Radiohead and Arcade Fire as dual headliners

One of the most beautiful countries in Europe is about to look a lot more appealing for those seeking a travel destination this summer. NOS Alive, Portugal’s premiere music festival, just made its second lineup announcement–and you might want to be sitting down when you read it. Both Radiohead and Arcade Fire, arguably (but not […]

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DJ Windows 98 (Win Butler of Arcade Fire) reveals his mixing wizardry at The Echo

It was a night of budding sensuality at The Echo last Tuesday, as DJ Windows 98 (aka the face of indie-rock heroes Arcade Fire, Win Butler) took to Echo Park to give Los Angeles a taste of his funky, mixing wizardry. Under green and purple lights, the older Butler showed off his disc jockey chops, pulling […]

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DJ Windows 98 (Win Butler of Arcade Fire) to perform at The Echo this August

Photo via DJ Windows 98 Facebook page Win Butler of Arcade Fire has been moonlighting as a “DJ” under the moniker of DJ Windows 98, and will be taking his dance floor bangers to The Echo on Tuesday, August 4th! We last caught  DJ Windows 98 serving up a mix of well-known songs at The Hype […]

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Will Butler of Arcade Fire takes infamous energy to Troubadour for solo gig

Will Butler is well-known for his antics on stage as a member of Arcade Fire. Having released his first solo effort earlier this year, he made his first appearance in Los Angeles from underneath older brother Win Butler’s shadow at the Troubadour last night. That energy was there in spades. I had just seen Butler […]

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Recommended: Will Butler rises from Arcade Fire shadows with stellar solo debut ‘Policy’

Though he plays a complementary role in the massive success of his band the Arcade Fire, the younger Butler sibling steps out of the shadow of his older brother Win, to great things on his debut solo album Policy. While he plays keyboards and sometimes drummer for the world renowned band, he shows in his […]

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Will Butler of Arcade Fire to headline The Troubadour, shares new song

Everyone’s gotta branch out on their own and do their own thing at some point or another, even when you already have something great going on. Will Butler of Arcade Fire is going solo. The multi-instrumentalist and composer, best known for his high energy and spontaneity on stage with Arcade Fire is set to release […]

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Your Favorite Bands As Thanksgiving Foods

Arcade Fire Roasted Turkey — Since 1621, Thanksgiving has been celebrated with a nice juicy turkey as the main course. Over the years, Arcade Fire has become the main course of indie music. And just like turkey, if you have an overload of Arcade Fire, it can sometimes make you sleepy and feeling guilty. Stuffing […]

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Arcade Fire and Dan Deacon bedazzle the forum with spectacular performances

Last night, Arcade Fire kicked off the first night of their back-to-back concerts at The Forum. Per usual, Arcade Fire put on a most spectacular performance. Shimmering and shining with their bedazzled-like outfits, the band wasn’t the only thing beaming with sheen. Arcade Fire’s stage was full of bright lights, “reflektors” and psychedelic visuals. It […]

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Get presale passwords to Arcade Fire’s concerts at the Forum

You can now get your presale tickets to both of Arcade Fire’s shows at the Forum in Los Angeles! As we previously reported on Monday morning, Arcade Fire have confirmed two new Los Angeles headlining shows on August 1st and 2nd at The Forum. General on-sale is this Saturday, April 26th at 10 a.m., but […]

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Arcade Fire leaves pretentiousness at door, rocks Coachella

Last weekend during Arcade Fire’s set at Coachella, lead vocalist Win Butler got on his soapbox and denounced DJ sets and the VIP area at Coachella. On the final night of weekend two, Arcade Fire and Butler left all of that at the door and humbly played a rockin’ set to help bring the 2014 […]

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