Michael Barclay
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Michael Barclay is the co-author of Have Not Been the Same: The CanRock Renaissance 1985-1995, who works at Maclean's, blogs at Radio Free Canuckistan and writes a weekly column for the Waterloo Record. He used to work for CBC's Brave New Waves, and reviewed the first Arcade Fire EP for Exclaim! magazine in 2003 after watching them break up on stage during the release party at Casa del Popolo.

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Arcade Fire Doesn't Need the Media, the Media Needs Them

(3) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 4:30 PM

When the new Arcade Fire single, "Reflektor," was released on Monday, Sept. 9, the Montreal group played a semi-secret hometown show at a 250-capacity club. Naturally, most people who had been lining up for the better part of the day didn't get in. Some of them were journalists,...

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