Arcade Fire’s big noise is back, and so are the sermons

Arcade Fire's seven-track tapestry of anxiety, alienation, and disillusionment sounds epic, but it can be a bit disillusioning itself in its obvious sermonizing.


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Photo by Kylie Wilkerson — 2019.

Love & Revelation: a ‘magic hour’ with Over the Rhine

Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist return with songs of ruin, loss, and hard-won hope.


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The Decemberists record the a-pop-alypse

Basking in the bright colors of a bold new sound, the Decemberists will lift your spirits at the end of the world.


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Arcade Fire Now

Arcade Fire's latest is lighter and more streamlined — the most danceable thing that they've done. They're making a whole career out of variations on "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For."


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