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Arcade Fire and Lily Allen have already been confirmed as performers

Win Butler and his Canadian band Arcade Fire will play Glastonbury next June

Arcade Fire confirm Glastonbury Festival headline slot 2014

The Canadian rockers will be playing at Worth Farm in Somerset next June

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Album: Little Green Cards, Absolute Zero (Island/Glassnote)

Mumfords collaborator Markus Dravs produced these Dublin tyros' debut album. Don't run, though.

Monsters University

What's that? It's a monster summer!

Brace yourself, because they’re going to be everywhere this summer – from the mutant creatures on our cinema screens to the music charts to giant arenas

Album review: Local Natives, Hummingbird (Infectious)

Their 2009 debut album saw them compared to Fleet Foxes, who they claimed not to have even heard when they were making it.

The Killers, SECC, Glasgow

The Killers were always bound for arena-level stardom, one felt, thanks to their gold-dust blend of attractive pop choruses, a certain down to earth authenticity as unembellished alternarockers in the traditional vein and a true talent for sheer, unalloyed blandness where it’s really necessary.

Album: The Decemberists, We All Raise Our Voices to the Air (Rough Trade)

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Album: We Are Augustines, Rise Ye Sunken Ships (Oxcart)

Brooklyn trio We Are Augustines' debut album sounds like it's been pieced together with spare parts from various other big indie-rock bands.

Arcade Fire, Edinburgh Castle

Anthems for a suburban tomorrow

Amy LaVere, The Borderline, London

The male-dominated crowd chanted "Take it off! Take it off!" at the young, beautiful and talented woman on stage. They weren't seedily encouraging Amy LaVere, US singer/songwriter, double-bassist and budding Hollywood actress, to do anything untoward. They were merely asking her to come out from behind a glittering silver mask, which had hidden her face for the last hour.

Arcade Fire, Hyde Park, 30 June 2011

Arcade Fire’s live shows always seem to present a sort of organised chaos that you either love or hate, but judging by this sold-out Hyde Park gig – their largest UK show to date – they don’t have to worry too much about the latter.

Arcade Fire, Hyde Park, London

On recent tours, Win Butler has wondered how his band can fill arenas despite having no hits. On this evidence, while they may not dominate the charts in the manner of Adele or Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire brim over with hummable tunes.

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