Kings of Leon, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, The Strokes To Headline Coachella

The Coachella Music and Arts Festival has unfurled its huge lineup and Kings of Leon, Arcade Fire, Kanye West and The Strokes will take on the mantle of headliners. The Black Keys, Interpol, Animal Collective, Mumford & Sons, PJ Harvey, Bright Eyes, Duran Duran, The National, the Chemical Brothers and even Ms. Lauryn Hill (the Ms. prefix is hers) will also appear along with dozens more. The festival will take place in Indio, California the weekend of April 15-17.

Arcade Fire And Spike Jonze Set To Premiere Film This February In Berlin

Arcade Fire and director Spike Jonze, who have been collaborating far beyond the clip they did together for the single "The Suburbs," will finally debut their short film Scenes From The Suburbs at the Berlin International Film Festival in February. That news accompanies Arcade Fire's announcement of an array of European festival dates.

The TAS Top 25 Singles of 2010

If you missed The Alternate Side's Top 25 Countdown on New Year's Eve, spinning the singles that made the most impact on TAS over the last twelve months, we've got the full list right here.

TAS Favorite Albums And Singles Of 2010

Along with mistletoe, mulled wine and overused credit cards, one of the more dependable signs of December is the inevitable discourse on the best albums and singles of the year. The Alternate Side staff has compiled a list of favorites and earworms of 2010, our own personal soundtrack guiding us through the last twelve months.

Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, Gorillaz, Vampire Weekend Among Grammy Nominees

The nominees for the 53rd annual Grammy Awards were announced last night in a splashy ceremony with Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, The Black Keys, Florence and the Machine, Broken Bells, Gorillaz - and even Laurie Anderson - receiving nods. 

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending November 21

The TAS album chart takes a seismic shift as Interpol and Arcade fire slip to the bottom rungs while Deerhunter, Superchunk and Sufjan Stevens soar to the top.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending November 7

 Matt and Kim sidewalk onto this week's TAS Top 20 album chart while The Walkmen saunter into the top three. 

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending October 24

Both Antony and the Johnsons and Sufjan Stevens amble  onto this week's TAS Top 20 album chart, plus Stornoway makes a move to dislodge Of Montreal from the top spot.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending October 10

Deerhunter make their way onto the Top 20 with Halcyon Digest while Interpol mark their second week at the summit of the TAS album chart.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending October 3

Blonde Redhead mosey onto the TAS Top 20 with Penny Sparkle, while a brand new number one on this week's album chart ends Arcade Fire's summertime reign.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending September 26

 Junip, the longtime band project of singer and songwriter José González, enters the TAS Top 20 while Of Montreal breaks into the top three.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending September 19

Superchunk debuts on the TAS Top 20 with Majesty Shredding while Arcade Fire, Interpol and Foals dominate first three slots of this week's album chart.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending September 12

While Mercury Prize-nominated Foals challenge Arcade Fire, Kele comes on strong, battling Blitzen Trapper and The Roots for a spot in the top three on this week's TAS Top 20 album chart.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending August 29

As the summer winds down, Arcade Fire dominate this week's TAS Top 20 album chart while The Roots and Foals make their way into the top three.

Arcade Fire Burns Eminem For Billboard's Top Album Chart Spot

You have to hand it to both Arcade Fire's fervent fans and the staff of the band's record label, Merge, who campaigned tirelessly on behalf of the Canadian group's possible sales triumph over Slim Shady. But the Soundscan results are in and yeah, Arcade Fire smacked down Eminem and will be No. 1 on next week's Billboard Top 100 Album Chart with The Suburbs.

The TAS Top Twenty Album Chart For The Week Ending August 15

Chromeo, The Walkmen and Ra Ra Riot slip onto the TAS Top 20 this week, but have a long way to go before they can take down Arcade Fire in the top slot. The Alternate Side's Russ Borris has this week's album roundup.

TAS Live Review: Arcade Fire At Madison Square Garden, August 5

Arcade Fire's Madison Square Garden show last Thursday night was not only the hottest ticket in town, but it was also webcast worldwide. But as WFUV's Eleanor Kagan discovered, the crafty Canadians managed to transcend the cavernous venue and cacophonous hype and brought a warm, familial intimacy to their performance.



The TAS Top Twenty Album Chart For The Week Ending August 8

Autolux, Stornaway and Interpol make their TAS Top 20 debut this week. And guess what Canadian band fires up this week's #1 spot? The Alternate Side's Russ Borris nails down the stats.

Arcade Fire To Stream Their New York Show On August 5 Via YouTube

Arcade Fire, who release their third album The Suburbs on August 2, have announced via a video trailer (directed by Spike Jonze) that they'll be live streaming their New York show at Madison Square Garden on August 5. After the jump, the Jonze-Arcade Fire video.

Land of Talk Release Second Album, Prepare For Extensive North American Tour

Montreal's Land of Talk return with a new album this August, featuring members of Arcade Fire, Stars and Besnard Lakes. The band, led by the charismatic Elizabeth Powell, will also embark on an extensive two-month North American tour, commencing in September with Suuns and Besnard Lakes.

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