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Indie rockers Arcade Fire performing at the Barclays Center on Nov. 4. Sexual harassment allegations against lead singer Win Butler brought controversy to the concert. JEREMY PORTNOY/THE STATESMAN

Arcade Fire: Can you be a poet and a scumbag?

Jeremy Portnoy November 7, 2022
#OPINION: The shock value in the Win Butler allegations comes not in their severity, but in the earnestness associated with Arcade Fire. The band’s entire discography revolves around clinging to innocence and morality in a cruel world.
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Return of a freak: Beck’s “Morning Phase”

Jon Winkler February 26, 2014
Freaks have made some of the best music in the past 50 years because they do not put an immediate ID tag on themselves. This way they can stick their toes in two or three genres on one album and make it their own sound. While freaks like Prince and David Bowie have been on and off in the past 20 years, the public has come to know a new freak of musical nature: His name is Beck Hansen.
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