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Not My Job: We Quiz Arcade Fire's Win Butler On Odd Arcade Games

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Despite what the critics might say, Will and Win Butler of Arcade Fire say the band's new album, Everything Now, is "direct and heartfelt." Guy Aroch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Content And Connection: Arcade Fire On 'Everything Now'

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Arcade Fire announced two new tracks on its website with this virtual postcard. Gabriel Jones hide caption

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Hear Two New Arcade Fire Songs And An Interview

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Win Butler (with red megaphone) and Regine Chassagne (lower left, with keytar) of Arcade Fire lead a parade through New Orleans' French Quarter with members of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in honor of David Bowie. Erika Goldring for NPR hide caption

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Top row, left to right: Laura Marling, Lorde, Mike Milosh of Rhye; middle row: Ty Segall, James Blake, Valerie June; bottom row: Khaela Maricich and Melissa Dyne of The Blow, Earl Sweatshirt, Lou Reed. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Discussion: The Year in Music, 2013

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Clockwise from upper left: Cover art for Björk's Vespertine, Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, Moby's Play, Kanye West's Late Registration, Sleigh Bells' Treats and Regina Spektor's Begin To Hope Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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16 Number One Songs From Our First 16 Years

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The Arcade Fire, Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté, Son Volt

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Lucius was just one of the many bands worth discovering at this year's CMJ festival. Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Our Favorite Discoveries From The 2013 CMJ Music Festival

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Richard Reed Parry is best known as a core member of Arcade Fire. His classical solo album, Music For Heart And Breath, comes out July 15. Guillaume Simoneau/Deutsche Grammophon hide caption

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Richard Reed Parry Turns Musicians Into Metronomes

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