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The Suburbs

Mama, If That's Movin' Up Then We're Movin' Out

Stacey Gish Wallenstein | Posted 02.10.2014 | Parents
Stacey Gish Wallenstein

I will be giving up Gotham for Long Island. So? What is 30 miles? I don't know if I'm sad to leave the city or sad to leave the walking-everywhere-still-holding-on-to-my-20's city version of me.

7 Sins of Arcade Fire's Reflektor

Rock Genius | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Rock Genius

So I might conclude that mixing in Reflektor's seven sins with some solid tracks and mediocre playability makes my overall opinion "decent." So what's wrong with decent? Well, this is Arcade Fire.

A New American Dream?

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Living in an outlying Chicago suburb, Jeff Wehrli recalls a heady time not too long ago when city dwellers poured in and developers...

Arcade Fire Delivers The Sermon On The Mount

Michael Gilmour | Posted 10.26.2011 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

Arcade Fire's The Suburbs is an example of lyricists using biblical intertexts for artistic, not confessional purposes. Ideas from the Sermon on the Mount lurk in the background of the album.

Arcade Fire's 'Ready To Start' Remix

Posted 09.24.2011 | Home

There will be a remix track in store for us when the Arcade Fire releases the deluxe edition of The Suburbs on Aug. 2. The track, "Ready to Start," is...

LISTEN: Arcade Fire Team With David Byrne

Posted 07.23.2011 | Entertainment

Arcade Fire are gearing up to release a deluxe edition of last year's smash hit album The Suburbs which garnered the band a Grammy for album of the ye...

Arcade Who? A Playlist for the Uninitiated

Joe Vogel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joe Vogel

For years now, Arcade Fire has been transitioning from indie obscurity to mainstream popularity. So here is a playlist for one of the most unique and compelling bands of the past decade.

Rockin' The Suburbs, Memorable Mumfords, and How The West Was Won in 2010

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

They don't make music like they used to.

What Was The Best Album Of The Year?

Huffington Post | Theo Spielberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

2010, the year The Beatles catalogue finally made it to iTunes. Besides the much anticipated pairing of Apple records with Apple Inc., the year saw th...

'Suburban Nation'

Jeff Speck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Speck

But now, a preference has become a mandate, as sprawl has quietly been identified as a central cause behind a growing list of mounting national crises including foreign oil dependency, climate change, and the obesity epidemic.

Arcade Fire Pick a Big, Glorious Fight With Madison Square Garden, Win (SLIDESHOW)

Zara Golden | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Zara Golden

It's probably not helpful for me to say, "You guys, it was big." But, you guys? Arcade Fire at Madison Square Garden was huge.

Arcade Fire Ignites Madison Square Garden

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

I have been to plenty of concerts in my time, I have seen hundreds of bands, yet, of any band to emerge in the last decade or so, no one puts on a show like Arcade Fire.

PLAY > SKIP: New Music for August 3

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

This week, Lady Gaga goes to "The Fame Monster" well one more time, Squeeze milks their '80s catalog, Buckcherry wants more cowbell, and Arcade Fire leaves me speechless. Skip ahead to see what to play.