Essential New Music: Arcade Fire’s “Everything Now”

Arcade Fire’s tightest and tersest album since 2004’s Funeral is by far its least ambitious, and the band is cool to riff on this, with two transcendentally goofy, back-to-back versions (one punk, one country) of a song called “Infinite Content.” But maybe we shouldn’t take Arcade Fire’s satirical abilities (and this newfound Infinite Jest-like fascination) … Continue reading Essential New Music: Arcade Fire’s “Everything Now”