Arcade Fire- Put Your Money On Me

In this episode of Song Exploder, Win Butler, of Arcade Fire talks about the creation of the song “Put Your Money On Me”. This song is heavily inspired by slot machine noises. Butler even went to some casinos to record the sound of the slot machines on his iPhone. There is also a heavy influence from Marvin Gaye and ABBA in the songs sound. This song really started with Butler playing around with an 808 drum. He also started listening to club speaker systems and this inspired creating huge 808 sounds. After lots of playing around with instruments, the song was ready. I had never heard this song before, but after listening I really enjoyed it.

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