Young Galaxy are a Canadian indie rock/dream pop band, whose members are Stephen Ramsay (vocals/guitar) and Catherine McCandless (vocals/keyboards), and Stephen Kamp (bass/vocals) Young Galaxy formed in Vancouver as duo including Stephen Ramsay and Catherine McCandless. Through that summer of 2005 and the spring of 2006 they recorded with appearances and contributions of friends at Jace Lasek’s Breakglass Studio.
Jay Malinowski is the vocalist and guitarist for the Canadian reggae group Bedouin Soundclash. He met the group's future bassist Eon Sinclair while attending Queen's University, and they decided to form their own band which reflected the music they both grew up on. Jay was born in Montreal, QC in 1982, but he grew up in Vancouver, B.C. Jay has strong family ties to Toronto as both of his parents are from the Toronto area.
There are at least two bands called Dark Forest... Formed in 2002 by Christian Horton and original bassist Dave Batham, Dark Forest set out to write and play Heavy Metal music. By 2004, after a year of small gigs, the band released a three song demo called Succubus. A few line up changes later and many more gigs under their belt they produced two self-recorded EPs, 'Fear Dearg ' and 'Phantoms of the Sea'. In 2007 the band signed to Eyes Like Snow records who saw potential in the demo material. They released their debut album 'Dark Forest ' in 2009.
Sissy is an electronic band that formed in Ontario, Canada. It is made up of Johanne Williams, who provides the vocals, and producer David Trusz. Their music style incorporates many different genres, including trip hop and downtempo. Sissy recorded their first album, All Under, in 2006. The tracks "I See You", "All Under", and "So Long" were also released as singles. Although Sissy announced on their MySpace that their second album, Imminent Rampage, is near completion, it has yet to be released.
Black Lungs is a side project of Alexisonfire guitarist, Wade MacNeil. Wade is the lead singer of this band, reminiscent of his first punk rock band Plan 9. The band has at some point included George Pettit of Alexisonfire on bass, and Jordan "Ratbeard" Hastings and Sean McNabb, formerly of Jersey and now in The Creepshow. Recently Wade has started playing his own acoustic set alongside Dallas Green.
Toronto’s BELIEFS began in November 2010 when singer-guitarists and songwriting pair Josh Korody and Jesse Crowe met at bassist Pat McCormack’s birthday party and bonded over their love of The Jesus and Marychain, Slowdive, and My Bloody Valentine. Their self-titled debut album is due March 2013 through No Pain In Pop (EU), Manimal (US) and Hand Drawn Dracula (CA).
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Formed in 1992 in northern Ontario Canada , Slush has been playing melodic punk rock for 11 years and now live in western Canada in the ski resort town of Whistler, British Columbia. They have record 7 albums as well as a compilation album and the 8th album was recorded in 2005.
Formed in early 2006 around ex-member of The Coal Porters, Pat McGarvey, Southern Tenant Folk Union are an exciting London-based folk/bluegrass outfit. With two LPs to date (2007's 'Southern Tenant Folk Union' and 2008's 'Revivals, Rituals And Union Songs') they have generated an impressive following amongst roots music fans and journalists alike.
Young Rival is a rock/indie band out of Hamilton, Canada. The band includes Aron D'Alesio on vox and lead guitar, Noah Fralick on drums, Kyle Kuchmey on rhythm guitar and John Smith playing the bass. They have toured with Tokyo Police Club and Born Ruffians. They used to go under the name The Ride Theory, with two albums under that name. Their sound recalls the Beatles mixed with some Zombies and the new sounds of bands like Voxtrot and a slightly less noisy Arctic Monkeys.