Arcade Fire

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Thanks for the Dance: posthumous Leonard Cohen album announced
Thanks for the Dance has been arranged by singer’s son Adam and will feature various collaborators and previously unheard material

Laura Snapes

20, Sep, 2019 @2:52 PM

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The 100 best albums of the 21st century
We polled 45 music writers to rank the definitive LPs of the 21st century so far. Read our countdown of passionate pop, electrifying rock and anthemic rap – and see if you agree

Ben Beaumont-Thomas (1-50); Laura Snapes and April Curtin (51-100)

13, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Musicians on Mark Hollis: 'He found hooks in places I'm still trying to fathom'
Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor, Charlotte Church, Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry and others on his songs, enigmatic spirit and musical vision

Interviews by Laura Snapes

26, Feb, 2019 @6:00 PM

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The best US summer festival lineups: from Janelle Monáe to James Taylor
A range of star-packed festivals, ranging from R&B to rock, offer unusual collaborations, stage theatrics and stunning locations

Katie Bain

16, May, 2018 @4:25 PM

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On my radar: Win Butler’s cultural highlights
The Arcade Fire singer on his love of the Caribbean, Jordan Peele’s Get Out, and the student-led gun control movement taking hold in the US

Interview by Kathryn Bromwich

29, Apr, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Meme, myself and I: how pop’s new gen deal with social media anxiety
A wave of nihilism is infiltrating music, with the likes of Noah Cyrus, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Let’s Eat Grandma reflecting on the dystopia created by the digital world

Michael Cragg

07, Apr, 2018 @5:59 AM

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Arcade Fire: 'People have lost the ability to even know what a joke is. It’s very Orwellian'
The indie rockers rolled out their last record, Everything Now, with a satirical ad campaign. The result? Mass confusion and bad reviews. As they hit UK arenas, frontman Win Butler is defiant: ‘Let’s see if we can break through the noise’

Laura Barton

30, Mar, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Lorde's US tour has flopped – but it might be the making of her | Laura Snapes
The New Zealand star is playing to arenas that are only a third full. But dropping out of pop’s upper echelons may give her the long future she deserves

Laura Snapes

19, Mar, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Record Store Day 2018: the exclusive releases in full
From Abba to Zero 7, the 500 singles, EPs, LPs and cassettes released for the annual celebration of independent record shops

Guardian music

07, Mar, 2018 @2:57 PM

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David Bowie, Prince and Courtney Barnett among Record Store Day exclusive releases
The annual celebration of independent record shops takes place on 21 April, with the usual sought-after limited vinyl editions

Laura Snapes

06, Mar, 2018 @6:00 PM

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Arcade Fire: Everything Now review – partying all the way to the apocalypse
Win Butler and co counter the excesses of global infotainment with a rousing mix of disco, electropop and killer tunes

Kitty Empire

30, Jul, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Dizzee Rascal’s Wot U Gonna Do?: a banging moment of self-reflection
Also this week: Jack Johnson has somehow become even more laid back, while Mount Kimbie bring a post-punk treat

Angus Harrison

28, Jul, 2017 @1:00 PM

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