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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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Science Fiction: Brand New breaks sharp left with swan song album

Mike Adams September 3, 2017
“Science Fiction” places the familiar within unfamiliar surroundings. It is strange yet relatable, foreign and all at once. This album is science fiction at its core, it is nothing if not a creative marvel.
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