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Arcade Fire is an indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and fronted by the husband and wife duo of Win Butler and Régine Chassagne. In addition to instrument mainstays guitar, drums and bass guitar, members play piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass, xylophone, glockenspiel, keyboard, French horn, accordion, harp, mandolin and hurdy-gurdy. The band takes most of their instruments on tour, and the multi-instrumentalist band members switch instrumental duties throughout their shows.
April 19, 2011
Arcade Fire will release a deluxe edition of The Suburbs, it has been announced. The Montreal-based band will release the short Spike Jonze film 'Scenes from the Suburbs' on June 27. Read more
April 19, 2011
Arcade Fire are set to release two new songs on a special edition of their recent album 'The Suburbs'. The track, entitled 'Speaking In Tongues' and 'Culture War', will accompany the deluxe edition when it is released on June 27. Read more
April 18, 2011
Rihanna has praised Arcade Fire after she watched them at the Coachella festival at the weekend. The Montreal-based band headlined the second day of the festival in California. Read more
April 3, 2011
LCD Soundsystem were joined by Arcade Fire as they played their final gig in New York last night (April 2). The James Murphy-fronted band played a 29-song set at Madison Square Garden - one day after The Strokes played at the same venue. Read more
March 31, 2011
Arcade Fire performed at a surprise gig in Haiti on Tuesday night (March 28). The Montreal-based band played a 45-minute set at the Hotel Oloffson in Haiti's capital city Port-Au-Prince. Read more
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