Win Butler

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    October 28, 2014

    Halloween Costume Tips: Paint Your Face Like a Rock Star

    Halloween is almost upon us, music fans. Where did all that costume-making time go? Did you spend more on a pumpkin keg than you have for a spooky look? No worries. You're not the only one feeling the frightening fatigue of pumpkin-spiced-everything. Luckily, you can make Halloween look on the che ... More >>

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    April 22, 2014

    The worst of Coachella, part 2

    Death A 24-year-old attendee from Oakland died on Thursday, after overdosing during weekend one. It's not time to be alarmist about the way Coachella runs the festival; after all, deaths happen at these types of events with alarming frequency. But the rampant, out-of-control culture surrounding t ... More >>

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    April 15, 2014

    The best of Coachella 2014

    Round one of Coachella is over and damn, was it a good one! We're all soar, sunburned and smiling. Here's the best of what we saw during another memorable weekend in Indio.See also:The 50 most beautiful people at Coachella

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    March 10, 2014

    Hear Arcade Fire's cover of Prince's "Controversy"

    Arcade Fire launched the encore of their Minneapolis Reflektor tour stop at Target Center with a surprise cover of Prince's 1981 hit "Controversy."Moments before, the Reflektors -- the bobble-headed fake band providing comic relief on a small stage -- had announced they were playing a song by a "loc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    Arcade Fire at Target Center, 3/8/14

    Arcade FireTarget Center, MinneapolisSaturday, March 8, 2014Win Butler is either one of the best rock stars in the world, or one of the worst. He can't dance and sweats a lot. He's overly tall and still feels the need to stand on stage monitors to make himself look even more gigantic. Essentially ... More >>

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    March 7, 2014

    Arcade Fire concert dress code: The ultimate guide

    Arcade Fire are nothing if not unseriously serious. When they announced their Reflektor tour last year, the band also told fans that formalwear or costumes would be necessary to get into their shows. After the upset that mandate caused, Arcade Fire noted that their dress code request isn't actually ... More >>

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    November 14, 2013

    Arcade Fire announce 2014 U.S. tour dates -- Minneapolis in March

    Yes, Arcade Fire could be coming to a city near you. Or will it be the Reflektors? Time will tell as the band announces their graduation to stadium stars in 2014. The Reflektor North American tour launches in March, and will continue through late August.See Also: Arcade Fire are music's most unserio ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    The Current's 8th Birthday Party, Night Two, 1/19/13

    The Current's 8th Birthday Party, Night TwoFeaturing Cloud Cult, Soul Asylum's Dave Pirner, Now, Now, the Chalice (with YN Rich Kids aka the Kids)First Avenue, MinneapolisSaturday, January 19, 2013 Sometime during most people's mid-twenties, birthdays start to look a bit self-indulgent. There's no i ... More >>

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    August 14, 2012

    Death Cab For Cutie's Benjamin Gibbard unveils U.S. tour dates -- show at Woman's Club

    See Also: Death Cab For Cutie at Roy Wilkins Auditorium, 8/26/2011 Death Cab For Cutie announce First Ave show, new album Low and Death Cab For Cutie team for tour After bringing his Death Cab For Cutie band mates through the Twin Cities twice in a span of three months last year in support of Codes ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010

    Arcade Fire at Roy Wilkins, 9/22/10

    Photos by Stacy Schwartz‚ÄčArcade FireSeptember 22Roy Wilkins, St. PaulIf there were any remaining doubts, one thing should be absolutely clear after last night's show in St. Paul: Arcade Fire have grown up. The band who kicked off their world tour to a full and enthusiastic crowd at the Roy Wilkins ... More >>

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    March 7, 2007

    Fire in the Pulpit

    After a fun funeral, it's time to get right with God

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    December 15, 2004

    Just For The Record...

    Ten scientifically approved verdicts about the best albums of the year

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    November 24, 2004