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Any Arcade Fire fans??

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Watch the Grammy performances here:

http://consequenceofsound.net/...re-dr-dre-muse-more/

I have friends that haven't heard of Arcade Fire. The Brumstix crowd probably knows them, but in case you haven't...

A public service for the few that haven't been touched by the fire:

Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band was formed by the husband and wife duo of Win Butler and Régine Chassagne in 2003, and released its first studio album "Funeral" (2004) on Merge Records in September 2004. They are considered indie rock/baroque pop/art rock. Their album "The Suburbs" (2010) has been consistently rated the Best Album of 2010.

Ideally you should go through their discography chronologically, but here's a good sample of their music. If you haven't discovered Arcade Fire, then brace yourself for hyper-saturated awesomeness:

"Wake Up" - Arcade Fire

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEKC5pyOKFU (official)

(Glastonbury)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGdyG_83nX4 (Unstaged, Madison Square Garden, NY 8/5/10)

(w/ David Bowie, 480px)

(w/ David Bowie)

(Reading Festival, Berkshire, UK 8/28/10)

(w/ lyrics)

Arcade Fire - "Neon Bible"

(live in an elevator, featuring musical magazines, lovely video)

(interactive video)

Arcade Fire - "We Used to Wait"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLjrQ3cwzJ4 (live Unstaged)

(interactive viral video)

Arcade Fire - "The Suburbs"

(official video, starts at 0:25)

Arcade Fire - "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0L6ZFhZVOx0 (Live)

(lyrics in description)

Arcade Fire - "Rebellion (Lies)"

(official video)

(promotional video)

(live on Letterman)

Arcade Fire - "My Body is a Cage"

Owen Pallett - "This is the Dream of Win and Regine" (this song by an ex-Arcade Fire member is about the lead vocalist and songwriter of Arcade Fire, Win Butler, and his wife, Régine Chassagne)

(another violin piece)

(official vid)

Owen Pallett / Final Fantasy - "Many Lives - 49 MP" [baroque pop]

(baroque pop goodiness!)

(so good live, he's using foot pedals to record/play)

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Arcade Fire wins some more. Best International Album and beat Vampire Weekend, Kings of Leon, The Script, and Black Eyed Peas for Best International Group.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_BRIT_Awards

http://www.reddit.com/r/Music/...brit_award_for_best/

Win responds to http://whoisarcadefire.tumblr.com/

Friends of hipsters, be careful if you don't know who Arcade Fire is. [0min37sec]

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lol, t.A.T.u. wore t-shirts with the phrase during performances in early 2003. I like the sentiment. War is bad, always.

Does it translate correctly? "Нет войне" or "Остановите войну" are probably more grammatically sound. Or I could be positive and just say "Мир".

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