Posts tagged "Arcade Fire"

New Kanye West Song “A Long Time” Previewed By Arcade Fire’s Win Butler: Listen

Hear a very low-quality snippet of a purported new Kanye song.

Carl Williott / May 29, 2015

MTV VMAs 2014: The Complete List Of Winners

Thirty years ago, in 1984, the very first MTV Video Music Awards was held at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Actor/Blues Brother Dan Aykroyd and actress-singer Bette Midler co-hosted, Madonna gave her infamous “writhing around in a wedding dress” performance of “Like A Virgin,” The Cars won Video Of The Year for “You…

Robbie Daw / August 24, 2014

Unretouched Photos Of Mariah Carey’s ‘Wonderland’ Shoot With Terry Richardson Surface: Morning Mix

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:: Unretouched photos of Mariah Carey’s Wonderland shoot possibly show that her jawline was thinned, breasts were augmented and her wrists thinned before publication. What may be just as offensive, though, is how these shots, to some, might reveal that Terry Richardson’s trademark point-and-shoot style lends to shoddy photography. [Jezebel]…

Christina Lee / July 14, 2014

Coachella 2014: Kid Cudi & Nas Perform Star-Studded Sets, Arcade Fire Brings Out Fake Daft Punk

A week ago, Arcade Fire brought out Blondie’s Debbie Harry to perform “Heart of Glass” for the band’s first headlining set at Coachella, adding to the number of high-profile guests at this year’s festival. During the second weekend, though, a duo dressed as Daft Punk crashed the Montreal band’s set for a slo-mo version of…

Christina Lee / April 21, 2014

Aaron Paul Crashed Arcade Fire’s Coachella Set And Nobody Noticed: Morning Mix

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:: Aaron Paul crashed Arcade Fire’s Coachella set and nobody noticed. The Breaking Bad actor scuttled across the stage dressed as the pope — complete with a giant bobble head. He later posed for pics with Ellie Goulding. [Spin]

:: Dying to check out Jay Z’s Made In America

Mike Wass / April 17, 2014

Coachella 2014: Blondie’s Debbie Harry Joins Arcade Fire For “Heart Of Glass”: Watch

“Cruise on, motherfuckers,” Blondie’s Debbie Harry said at Coachella, while on stage during Arcade Fire’s headlining set – one of the biggest surprises of the festival’s third day.

Harry joined the Montreal band on stage to duet with vocalist Regine Chassagne for Blondie’s 1978 hit “Heart of Glass,” then provide backup vocals for…

Christina Lee / April 14, 2014

Glastonbury 2014 Lineup: Arcade Fire Headlines, With Lana Del Rey, Lily Allen, M.I.A. & More

The 2014 Glastonbury lineup has been announced, and the UK festival will be headlined by Arcade Fire, with a bunch of other rockers getting top billing, including Jack White, The Black Keys and Kasabian. But there are plenty of names to excite pop fans, including a host of leading ladies: Lana Del Rey is playing

Carl Williott / April 4, 2014

Chipotle Sues Frank Ocean: Morning Mix

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:: Chipotle has sued Frank Ocean for $212,500, plus additional damages for failing to record a song for a marketing campaign. Ocean’s legal team says he took issue with Chipotle’s logo being prominently displayed and felt he was told he’d have final approval of the ad. The ad eventually went…

Christina Lee / March 10, 2014

Arcade Fire’s ‘Reflektor’ Is #1, Kelly Clarkson’s Holiday LP Debuts High On Album Chart

Arcade Fire follow up the previous #1 showing of 2010’s The Suburbs with another Billboard 200 chart topper, in the form of new LP Reflektor. The Canadian rockers’ fourth album, which was co-produced by DFA Records and LCD Soundsytem co-founder James Murphy, sold 140,000 copies in its first week, which was enough to bump Katy

Robbie Daw / November 6, 2013

Pink Goes Pink In Preparation For New Album: Morning Mix

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:: Finally! Pink tweeted a picture of herself with faint pink hair saying: “Okay…. You know what that means!!!!!!!!!! NEW RECORD TIME!!!!!!!!!!” News of a sixth studio album from Pink? Sounds f**king perfect to us. [ONTD]

:: In other dye job news, it probably is

X. Alexander / March 5, 2012

President Obama’s Campaign Playlist Includes No Doubt, Jennifer Hudson & Al Green

President Obama has shared his re-election campaign playlist — the songs that the he and his team will be playing to get pumped up on the campaign trail from now til November — and there’s no denying the President has eclectic tastes. Included on the list: No Doubt’s “Different People”, an album cut from their…

Becky Bain / February 9, 2012

Obama Would Like Fergie, Adam Levine & Lea Michele’s Endoresement

Is Obama a huge Maroon 5, Glee, and Black Eyed Peas fan? Maybe, maybe not — but he does want their endorsement on his 2012 re-election. The Commander-in-Chief already has stars like Lady Gaga on his team, but that didn’t stop him from releasing a “wish list” of celebrities he’d like on board as he…

Idolator Staff / January 16, 2012

Kanye West, Coldplay, Stevie Wonder, Cee Lo Green Headed To Austin City Limits

Festival staples (in 2011, at least) Kanye West and Arcade Fire are just two of the big acts hitting up Austin City Limits in September. Joining them for the three-day (Sept. 16 – 18) event will be acts like Coldplay, Stevie Wonder, Fleet Foxes, Santigold, Cut Copy, Big Boi and The Voice coach Cee Lo…

Robbie Daw / May 17, 2011

Cyndi Lauper Has Fun With Arcade Fire On Stage In New Orleans

The truly colorful and charitable Cyndi Lauper opted for all black attire when she surprised Arcade Fire’s audience at New Orleans Jazzfest on Friday by jumping on stage and joining the Grammy-winning band for a pair of jams. Before the band launched into “Girls Just Want To Have Fun,” Win Butler announced, “This is a…

Robbie Daw / May 9, 2011

Coachella 2011 Round-Up: Day 2

Idolator is spending the weekend melting away in the desert sun in Indio, California at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival (read our recap of Day 1 here). Saturday’s lineup was light on the pop, but we powered through the day’s rising temps to get to the climax of our Saturday — getting our disco…

Becky Bain / April 17, 2011

Justin Bieber, Arcade Fire, Rihanna, Take That Win At 2011 BRIT Awards Winners

The 2011 BRITs were held this evening at London’s 02 Arena, and Grammy Album Of The Year winners Arcade Fire pulled off the same trick across the pond—the act won International Album, as well as International Group. But they weren’t the only Canadians to snag a BRIT, as Never Say Never heartthrob/Peeps fiend Justin Bieber…

Robbie Daw / February 15, 2011

Eminem, Lil Wayne, Florence + The Machine, Robyn To Play At Bonnaroo

Like Kanye West, Grammy-winning MC Eminem is hitting the festival circuit this year. It was announced today that the “Love The Way You Lie” rapper will headline the 10th annual Bonnaroo Festival, which is set to go down June 9 – 12 in Manchester, Tennessee. Also on the roster: Grammy Album Of The Year winner…

Robbie Daw / February 15, 2011

The 2011 Grammy Award Winners

By the time the 53rd Grammys wrapped up last night, Lady Antebellum rode away with five awards (including Record and Song Of The Year, and Best Country Song)—though they lost out on Album Of The Year in a surprise upset to Arcade Fire’s The Suburbs. Meanwhile, Lady Gaga—who arrived at the shindig in an alien

Robbie Daw / February 14, 2011

Live Blog: The 2011 Grammy Awards

The day of the 53rd Grammy Awards is finally here, and we’re live-blogging all the pop action, spectacular performances and general musical mayhem below the jump. Give yourself a refresh on the nominees up for golden statues this time around right here. All week long we threw out our thoughts on who will win and…

Robbie Daw / February 13, 2011

Grammy Awards 2011: Who Will Win Album Of The Year?

We’ve flown through our picks for who will win Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and all of the Pop awards. And now we’ve reached the ultimate Grammy category: Album Of The Year. In this year’s race, we’ve got two pop queens with a fondness for bizarre outfits, a reformed…

Becky Bain / February 11, 2011
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