Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

Gary Slaight with Win and Regine of Arcade Fire
May 11, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A former Prime Minister, global superstars, and Canadian rock royalty were all in attendance at the highly entertaining Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry  Awards gala in Toronto last night.

Sade
April 2, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Arcade Fire complains about the misunderstanding of their satire, and soul diva Sade makes a welcome return. Others in the headlines include Tami Neilson, Spin, Lorde, Lil Peep, Handsome Dick Manitoba, Annie Lennox, Kacey Musgraves, Jerry Leger, grebo, and Superorganism.

Win Butler and band accepting the first of two Juno awards.
March 26, 2018
by FYI Staff

Arcade Fire has waved the Canadian flag globally and earned the respect of fans and rock’s top echelon for their collective spirit, willingness to experiment and ability to fund-raise for worthwhile causes. They are emblematic of everything that is good about this country and this past weekend the band’s members were honoured with two Juno awards.

February 26, 2018
by FYI Staff

One of the most exciting live bands around, the Montreal ensemble is a front-runner at this year's annual and has an impressive list of nominations and wins in its history.

CARAS President and CEO Allan Reid at the Junos press conference
February 7, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Montreal art-rockers and the fast-rising Toronto singer lead with four nods apiece, closely followed by Arkells, Gord Downie, Hedley and Ruth B. We interviewed some of the nominees for their reactions.

Shawn Mendes with his awards for Best Song and Best Artist backstage at the 2017 MTV EMA in London on Sunday. (Vianney Le Caer/Invision/Associated Press)
November 13, 2017
by FYI Staff

News and video coverage about music in Canada and beyond.

November 6, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Those making headlines today include Royalty Exchange, Billy Bragg, Jay-Z, CMA Awards, Kesha, Fufanu, Fats Domino, Robert Plant, Tom Petersson, Arcade Fire, Deep Dark Woods, Tegan and Sara, Gunner and Smith, Morrissey, Rihanna, and Neil Young.

August 9, 2017
by FYI Staff

News about the biz and the musicians and singers who make the world go round and a better place to live. Well, most of them anyway.

Arcade Fire returns with another smash hit album
August 8, 2017
by FYI Staff

Arcade Fire has the number one album this week, with Everything Now selling a respectable 50,000 copies out of the box.

July 26, 2017
by FYI Staff

News, views and gossip about musicians and the music biz.

July 10, 2017
by Kerry Doole

A heady package of news and views about the music biz and musicians with the focus, as ever, finely honed on Canada's vibrant scene.