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Caribou & Arcade Fire win Juno awards!

Caribou and Arcade Fire took home Juno awards at Saturday's ceremony in Toronto. Caribou's Swim won "Electronic Album of the Year" in the inaugural year for the category. Arcade Fire's The Suburbs took home four awards including Album of the Year, Alternative Album of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Group of the Year.

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Arcade Fire announce full US tour dates!

Album of the Year Grammy winners Arcade Fire have confirmed all remaining dates of their upcoming U.S. tour. The shows kick off April 9 in Denver and include previously announced sold out appearances including an April 16 Coachella headlining set, an April 22, 24, 25 three-night stand at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion. The band’s May 6 Jazz Fest headline in New Orleans will be the tour’s final date.

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Arcade Fire wins Album of the Year at the Grammys!

Arcade Fire performed live on the Grammys on February 13, and came home with the win for Album of the Year! Arcade Fire were nominated for three Grammy awards including Album Of The Year and Best Alternative Music Album for The Suburbs and Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for "Ready To Start."

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Caribou & Arcade Fire nominated for Canadian Juno awards!

Congratulations to Caribou & Arcade Fire on their multiple Juno award nominations! The Juno awards are presented annually by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences to Canadian musical artists and bands to acknowledge their artistic and technical achievements in all aspects of music.

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Arcade Fire live in 2003

A look backwards to get pumped for tomorrow night's Madison Square Garden live stream directed by Terry Gilliam! Planning to host your own viewing party for the Madison Square Garden stream? Send us your best party pics for a chance to win a Merge prize pack!   More >

Arcade Fire need your questions & photos for Madison Square Garden stream

Arcade Fire are gearing up for the live stream of their Madison Square Garden show on Thursday, Aug 5 and they need your input! Submit photos of your "suburbs" for possible inclusion on stage during the bands' performance, and ask Arcade Fire questions through twitter by using hash tag #AmexArcadeFire or the form on their YouTube page.   More >

Arcade Fire reveal track listing of "The Suburbs"

Arcade Fire presents The Suburbs: 01 The Suburbs 02 Ready to Start 03 Modern Man 04 Rococo 05 Empty Room 06 City With No Children 07 Half Light I 08 Half Light II (No Celebration) 09 Suburban War 10 Month of May 11 Wasted Hours 12 Deep Blue 13 We Used to Wait 14 Sprawl I (Flatland) 15 Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) 16 The Suburbs (continued) Pre-order The Suburbs now on CD and double-LP in the Merge store now and receive “Month of May” and “The Suburbs” for download immediately.   More >