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Delta Spirit | Delta Spirit

The characters in Delta Spirit's songs— wistful daydreamers, hopeless romantics, and clear-eyed pragmatists alike— are as rich and complex as the music.
Rounder (2012)
By ANNIE ZALESKI  |  March 16, 2012
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Imperial Teen | Feel the Sound

Like its title, fifth album Feel the Sound is as generic as doubters have probably always assumed — they sound both relaxed and exhausted.
Merge (2012)
By DAN WEISS  |  January 27, 2012
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Coachella 2011 Photos: Mumford & Sons, The Arcade Fire and Suede

Bands perform at the 12th Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival  
Coachella | Indio, CA | April 16, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  April 29, 2011
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Coachella builds a sweaty buzz over three days in the California desert

Coachella builds a sweaty buzz over three days in the California desert
Tough acts to follow
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  April 22, 2011

[coachella] WFNX interviews Will Butler of the Arcade Fire


Saturday was a day of overall craziness in sweltering Indio, California, but sometime between sets by Erykah Badu and Broken Social Scene on the main...
By Michael Marotta  |  April 17, 2011
[nitpick the twitpic + fnx links] Day 2 of Coachella: Arcade Fire, Suede, Broken Social Scene, Foster the People, the desert, and a ferris wheel

[nitpick the twitpic + fnx links] Day 2 of Coachella: Arcade Fire, Suede, Broken Social Scene, Foster the People, the desert, and a ferris wheel


It's Day 3 of Coachella, and we're not surewhat hit us yesterday. Got interviews with Brett Anderson of SUEDE and Will Butler of ARCADE FIRE,...
By Michael Marotta  |  April 17, 2011


Arcade Fire manager responds to Grammy conspiracy theories

Arcade Fire manager responds to Grammy conspiracy theories


 Lost in the Who The Fuck Is ARCADE FIRE haze during last week's Grammy's hangover was the odd accusation that somehow the Recording Academy knew...
By Michael Marotta  |  February 23, 2011
Who is Arcade Fire? Pissed off music fans take their whine riot to Tumblr

Who is Arcade Fire? Pissed off music fans take their whine riot to Tumblr


 You'd have thought the stink over indie kids ARCADE FIRE winning Album of the Year at last night's Grammy's would have quieted down a bit,...
By Michael Marotta  |  February 14, 2011
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WFNX's top 101 songs in 2010

WFNX listeners voted online at  wfnx.com  for six weeks to create this list of 2010's best songs.
WFNX's most popular songs in 2010
By WFNX AND PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 07, 2011
Podcast Will from Arcade Fire Part 2 9-29-10

Podcast Will from Arcade Fire Part 2 9-29-10


Will from Arcade Fire talks about the rumors that they won't be together much longer.DOWNLOAD: Podcast Will from Arcade Fire Part 2 9-29-10.mp3To save podcast,...
By MorningIntern  |  September 29, 2010
Podcast Will from Arcade Fire Part 1 9-29-10

Podcast Will from Arcade Fire Part 1 9-29-10


Will from Arcade Fire talks with Fletcher about their rise to the top!DOWNLOAD: Podcast Will from Arcade Fire Part 1 9-29-10.mp3To save podcast, right click...
By MorningIntern  |  September 29, 2010


Arcade Fire and Google say you can go home again

Arcade Fire and Google say you can go home again


In a strange, and yet undeniably innovative, marketing maneuver, the people over at Google have teamed up with indie giants Arcade Fire in an attempt...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  August 30, 2010
Review: Arcade Fire live at the Bank of America Pavilion

Review: Arcade Fire live at the Bank of America Pavilion


More photos by Scott M. Lacey.Last night, while his band was playing a song from their still-not-technically-out-yet album The Suburbs, Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler...
By Ryan Stewart  |  August 02, 2010
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Arcade Fire | The Suburbs

"Half Light I" sounds as if it could be the soundtrack to an American Express commercial.
Merge (2010)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  July 30, 2010
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From deli to concert hall

If you're a young (or youngish) music fan looking to become a little bit more engaged with classical music, there is truly no better time than right now, particularly if you'll find yourself in Portland this weekend.
Crossing, and expanding, boundaries with Brooklyn Rider
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  February 26, 2010


Super Bowl commercial of the year: NFL Networks charity team-up with Arcade Fire


Even if you knew in advance about the deal that ARCADE FIRE cut with the NFL Network, it was still really odd -- during a...
By Carly Carioli  |  February 07, 2010
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Is 2010 the Year of the Girl?

Many have argued that the descriptor "indie music" means nothing more or less than "bands Pitchfork reviews" these days, and the claim was never more true than last year
Music of the Future
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  January 08, 2010
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VIDEO: Top 101 songs of the decade

WFNX's top 101 songs of the decade
The top 101 songs of the decade from WFNX 101.7 FM
By WFNX AND PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 18, 2009

Hottest songs of 2009



By PHOEBIE PHOENIX  |  December 18, 2009
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Bring the trauma

Even with the new order completely renovating the rock biz, some things have to be done the old-fashioned way. And after having their asses duly kicked by the old-fashioned way this past month, the five-piece London orchestral-pop combo known as Fanfarl
Fanfarlo adjust to the road
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  December 18, 2009


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Melody makers

If you’re an up-and-popping band or artist, you first need to find fans, friends, and fiends on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and, of course, in real life. But where do you go from there?
So you started a band — now what? Berklee and Topspin are here to help.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 14, 2009
Musical differences of opinion

Musical differences of opinion


Yusuf IslamAllow me to do my best imitation of David Thorpe and present these "Beefs in Brief"... J...
By Ryan Stewart  |  May 05, 2009
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Mastodon | Crack in the Skye

"Mastodon are a full-on metal band for people who think they're too cool to like metal," writes Will Hermes in his four-star Rolling Stone review of the latest from these veteran Atlanta bone crushers.
Reprise (2009)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  March 30, 2009
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Eight is enough

Not only does Indianapolis exist, it seems, but it's got people who form bands. Just not very many.
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's find strength in numbers
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  March 30, 2009
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Live free or die!

If I asked you to name six bands from New Hampshire, you'd probably draw a blank. Understandable.
Wild Light will be in New Hampshire if you need them
By RYAN STEWART  |  February 17, 2009


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On with the shows . . .

If freezing your ass off builds character, music fans should prepare to develop way too much character over the next few months.
Winter 2009's got plenty in store
By MICHAEL BRODEUR AND CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 30, 2008

ROCK'S STEADIES

THINK JUST BEING IN A RELATIONSHIP IS TOUGH? MEET FIVE BANDS WHO'VE COMBINED WORK AND PLAY ? AND AGAINST ALL ODDS ENDED UP MAKING SWEET HARMONIES.
THINK JUST BEING IN A RELATIONSHIP IS TOUGH? MEET FIVE BANDS WHO'VE COMBINED WORK AND PLAY ? AND AGAINST ALL ODDS ENDED UP MAKING SWEET HARMONIES.
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  December 10, 2008
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They'd like to thank their producers . . .

Selected winners of the Boston Music Awards
Selected winners of the Boston Music Awards
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 09, 2008
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Hipster University

On-campus concerts — for us graduates or college abstainers — offer a lot to complain about, but it’s worth taking a chance on a college gig or two this year.  
College rock hits the campus circuit
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  October 16, 2008