As Exhibit A of indie’s drift toward grooveless whiteness, Frere-Jones zeroed in on Montreal’s Arcade Fire. “As I watched Arcade ... it lets the melodies breathe. The stunning “Here Comes the Night Time” – easily the best song on the …
Rebellion (Lies), which was followed by Here Comes The Night Time, the bouncing, energetic burst, No Cars Go, and another new one, Electric Blue. At once, serious, sarcastic and funny, Butler serves as the clown prince of Arcade
The stage at the Bushwick warehouse where Arcade Fire was supposed to play their “secret ... So welcome, humans.” The night ended with “Here Comes the Night Time,” a mellow, dubby new jam that the crowd recognized from the …
Arcade Fire ... Reflektor including Here Comes The Night Time, We Exist and Normal Person. Franco is seen talking on a pay phone at the beginning of the video while Cera plays a Spanish-speaking bartender unimpressed by Arcade
While comments like these were unexpected from the group, Arcade Fire's high-quality collection of towering rock songs was typically thrilling. The "Reflektor" songs -- like the title track, "Joan of Arc" and especially "Here Comes The
"Arcade Fire, Please Don't Ask Me to Wear 'Formal Attire' to Your Arena Show," read the headline of a Slate piece ... "We were going to make 'Here Comes the Night Time' costumes in black with LED lights. This was us copping out." …
But watching “The Reflektor Tapes” is demythologizing, like getting a tour of the sausage factory. It’s one thing to groove to the infectious disco of the title track or the Caribbean percussion of “Here Comes the Night Time,” but another to …
Then over to the Haitian percussion jam at the end of “Here Comes The Night Time,” or the reggae vibe of “Flashbulb Eyes.” If you thought Arcade Fire were absorbing new sounds into their oeuvre, turns out they were just reflektors. And …
Arcade Fire kicked off the season premiere of SNL on Saturday, before a widely broadcast special performance of their own. Arcade Fire, Canada's best export since Neil Young, was the musical guest on this weekend's otherwise …
Even before Wednesday night’s Arcade Fire show began, the 9,000-strong crowd was presented ... saxophones and sung-through megaphones all fuelled the party. That said, Here Comes the Night Time and Chemisty slowed it down …