Lollapalooza Artist Look: Arcade Fire

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af 385 Lollapalooza Artist Look:  Arcade Fire[pullquote quote="In addition to mainstays guitar, drums, and bass guitar, members play piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass, xylophone, keyboard, French horn, accordion, and harp."] [lastfm]Arcade Fire[/lastfm] formed around husband and wife duo of Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, joining together in mid-2003. The current line-up solidified a year later, when their first full-length album Funeral was recorded. [lastfm]Arcade Fire[/lastfm] are known for their engaging live performances and routinely place high on the year-end XRT Listener Poll. In addition to mainstays guitar, drums, and bass guitar, members play piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass, xylophone, keyboard, French horn, accordion, and harp. arcade photo Lollapalooza Artist Look:  Arcade FireWith several able musicians, the band take most of their instrumental diversity on tour and members switch instrumental duties throughout their shows. The number of instruments, along with a wide set of musical influences has provided a substantial number of resources on which to draw from during the recording process. The promise showed by the band in its live shows allowed it to land a record contract with Chapel Hill-based independent record label Merge Records.

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XRT VIPs can redeem their points for their chance to win a pair of 3 day passes to Lollapalooza in Grant Park, August 6-8, 2010! Lollapalooza 2010 lineup includes [lastfm]Green Day[/lastfm], [lastfm]Soundgarden[/lastfm], [lastfm]Arcade Fire[/lastfm], [lastfm]The Strokes[/lastfm], [lastfm]Phoenix[/lastfm], [lastfm]MGMT[/lastfm], and many more! Three Day passes are on sale now at Lollapalooza.com. Tickets are courtesy of C3 Presents

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