Tim Kingsbury

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Tim Kingsbury
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Tim Kingsbury performing in July 2007.
Background information
Birth name Tim Kingsbury
Origin Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Genres Indie rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass guitar, Double bass, guitar, keyboards,
Associated acts Arcade Fire, Wolf Parade, CLARK the band, The New International Standards, Sam Patch

Tim Kingsbury is a Canadian musician and member of the indie rock band Arcade Fire. He plays bass guitar, guitar, and occasionally keyboards.

He spent his early years living in and around Guelph, Ontario.[1] His peers would become indie names such as Gentleman Reg and Jim Guthrie. Eventually, Tim moved to Montreal, where he played in a number of bands, including the New International Standards.[2] He joined the Arcade Fire in 2003.

Kingsbury also toured and recorded with Wolf Parade for a while as a bassist. He has also been involved with the bands Clark and The New International Standards in addition to recording as a solo artist. In August 2015 he launched a side project under the name "Sam Patch" along with fellow Arcade Fire member Jeremy Gara and Toronto artist Basia Bulat.[3]


  1. ^ Record, The. "'To us, he'll always just be Tim'". www.therecord.com. Retrieved 2016-09-22. 
  2. ^ "Arcade Fire 04: Tim & Richie". radiofreecanuckistan.blogspot.ca. Retrieved 2016-09-22. 
  3. ^ Rettig, James (2015-08-28). "Watch Arcade Fire's Tim Kingsbury Debut Sam Patch Side-Project At Passovah Summer Fest". Stereogum. Retrieved 2016-09-22. 

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