These two also share a certain duality to their character as both are professional musicians by occupation and Electronic Musicians by avocation. Both struggle with demands and deadlines placed on them through scoring films, authoring library discs or other commercial work, and the drive to create their own, more personally expressive music residing some distance from the mainstream.
Interestingly, Shreeve and Boddy also came to re-invent themselves artistically at about the same time too. Shreeve with the formation of his group Redshift and its elevation of 70's sequencer Spacemusic and Boddy through his embrace of and foray into innovative Ambient Music and the bold establishment of his DiN label - Purveyors of Fine Contemporary Electronica.
Arc made their Stateside concert debut at The Gatherings Concert Series on Saturday 14 November 2009. A CD of this live concert event was released under the title Church.