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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

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

Back in '96

The label has since evolved into an indie juggernaut.
The Bloomington indie Jagjaguwar evolution
By BRUCE COHEN  |  July 02, 2007


One would be hard pressed to find a review of an Arcade Fire show that doesn’t include the word “big.”
Arcade Fire, Orpheum Theatre, May 10, 2007
By WILL SPITZ  |  May 18, 2007

The down side

This is the same kind of self-alienation that dominated Funeral , except now there’s no tunnel, no back seat, no time for wishful thinking. Arcade Fire, "Black Mirror" (mp3)
Finding the heart of the Arcade Fire
By NICK SYLVESTER  |  March 06, 2007

Arcade Fire is overrated

Now that the Best of 2006 lists are all finished and everyone has stopped arguing over whether TV on the Radio are overrated, we can get back to discussing whether the Arcade Fire are overrated?
The new year brings new hype
By MATTHEW GASTEIER  |  January 16, 2007