Reflektions on Arcade Fire

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 11.01.2014 | Canada Music
Joshua Ostroff

Despite debuting at number one upon release last fall (and subsequently winning the best album Juno), a year later "Reflektor" feels like a cultural disappointment, having failed to expand their commercial or critical reach. It's not a bad album, but for a band with two bona fide classics under its belt, it wasn't good enough. But if the record didn't sound like it was coming from the biggest band in the world, the live show sure as hell does.

Listen To Arcade Fire's Reflektor NOW

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.24.2013 | Canada Music

Arcade Fire's upcoming album Reflektor was slated for an Oct. 28 release. Unfortunately, someone leaked it. In response the band made the best of a ba...

Arcade Fire Apologizes For Defacing Couple's Workplace

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 09.17.2013 | Canada Music

An Austin, Texas writer and his wife got the attention of Arcade Fire singer and guitarist Win Butler yesterday after voicing their displeasure at the...

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

Michael Barclay | Posted 11.10.2013 | Canada Music
Michael Barclay

Arcade Fire do not play traditional media games -- or rather, they do so only when it suits them. They prefer offbeat, quirky stunts like cryptic album trailers or spontaneous shows in suburban parking lots to traditional media campaigns. They don't need the media; the media needs them.

Arcade Fire Announce 'Reflektor' Is Double Album

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada Music

Arcade Fire's highly anticipated album 'Reflektor' began hyping pre-orders last night with two interesting tidbits regarding the Oct. 29 release: it'l...

WATCH: Arcade Fire's Interactive (And Original Recipe 'Reflektor' Videos

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada Music

After wowing fans with "The Suburbs" interactive short film "The Wilderness Downtow," -- which eerily combined their song "We Used To Wait" with Googl...