Winter Gloves is a Canadian indie rock band. Based in Montreal, Quebec, the band consists of Charles F. on vocals, Wurlitzer and organ, Vincent Chalifour on synth bass and keyboards and Patrick Sayers on drums. The band came about after Charles F recorded a number of synth pop songs as a break from the guitar rock he was making with the Quebec City band Lady Grey. The songs were not meant for release as an album or for a permanent band, but simply as a fun project to post to his Myspace page — however, he decided to put the band together after getting positive feedback.
Mononc' Serge (real name Serge Robert) is a Quebecois musician who sings in French and is best known for his extremely (often exaggeratedly) vulgar lyrics and his irreverent songs making fun of local celebrities and politicians. He is also quite sardonic with the Quebec federalist movement, and their counterparts in the rest of Canada.
He played as a bassist for the band Les Colocs until 1995, then began a solo career as Mononc' Serge.
Group fronted by Sedric Johnson (b. Alabama), currently resident in California. The leader of the 100-strong Long Beach Choir, he was spotted at a soul revue by Englishman Will Mount, who was on the lookout for a singer. After an impromptu performance Will Mount, who together with producer/remixer Rollo forms the musician team behind Gloworm, was won over. They anchored Johnson's gospel inspired vocals to a club beat to produce memorable records like Lift My Cup and Carry Me Home, both based on traditional songs.
The group came together as a trio in 2002, when singer-songwriter Erik Lind teamed up with lead guitarist Mike Libis and drummer/percussionist Micah Shapiro at McGill University. Excited support soon spilled off campus as they kept up a regular concert schedule in and around the Montreal area. After bassist Lisa (Dee) Perusse joined in 2003, the quartet expanded their enthusiastic fan base to the United States.
Sam Roberts is a Canadian rock singer-songwriter, based in Montreal, Quebec. His 2001 debut release, The Inhuman Condition became one of the bestselling independent releases in Quebec and Canadian music history. Born in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, he attended Loyola High School and McGill University. Roberts formed the band William in 1993. The band's name was changed to Northstar in 1996. Although the band gained some notice in independent rock circles, they couldn't break through to a national audience, and broke up in the late 1990s.
Final Flash is from Montreal.
http://www.myspace.com/finalflash Joey C. Chaperon: vocals.
Mathieu Bourret: organ, piano.
Alexandre Girard: guitar, violon.
Andre Bendahan: bass.
Maxime Hebert: drums.
Hardcore/Crust/Sludge band from Montreal, Canada, started in early 2011 by Ex-VANDAMN! members.
They release their first album in October 2011, you can find it here: http://brutmtl.bandcamp.com/
There are numerous bands with the name Panache 1) Panache joins two Montrealers: Carl-Éric Hudon and Benoît Fréchette. They produced an album also named Panache with Grosse Boîte producers. Their style could be described as pop-punk. Panache was nominated alongside Bernard Adamus and Jimmy Hunt for the Félix-Leclerc prize in 2011. 2) Panache is a lush pop project about unrealized fantasy dreams and the disappointment that comes from waking up, knowing that you had it all within your grasp.
Plants and Animals are a Canadian indie-rock band from Montreal, composed of guitarist-vocalists Warren Spicer and Nic Basque, and drummer-vocalist Matthew Woodley. They are signed to Secret City Records. The first seeds of the band were originally planted on Canada’s salty-aired East Coast in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Young Warren C. Spicer and Matthew ‘the Woodman’ Woodley had begun playing together in high-school bands. The sea winds eventually carried them through the vast plains of Quebec to Montreal (a journey they would come to know intimately as the years wore on).