Arcade Fire is an orchestral rock band which formed in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 2003. The band consists of Win Butler (vocals, guitar), Régine Chassagne (vocals, accordion, keyboards, hurdy gurdy), Richard Reed Parry (bass, guitar), William Butler (keyboards, guitar), Tim Kingsbury (bass), Sarah Neufeld (violin), and Jeremy Gara (drums). Howard Bilerman, who played drums on the album Funeral, has since moved on to other projects.
Tearjerker is from Toronto. Their music is rich with dreamy guitars, thoughtful vocals, driving bass, and a mix of live and sampled drums. Tearjerker is Micah, Trevor, and Taylor. Their newest album Rare was released on November 15th, 2011. www.tearjerker.ca
There are 2 bands with this name:
(1) A Canadian punk rock group
(2) A Pop-Rock band from Essex, England. (1) All Systems Go! is a Canadian punk rock group, and features members of Big Drill Car, Doughboys and The Carnations. The band was formed after Frank Daly and Mark Arnold's previous band Big Drill Car broke up in 1995. ASG's 1999 self-titled debut CD alternates between John Kastner (guitar) and Frank Daly (bass) on lead vocals. Blending hard rock, punk, great vocal harmonies and inventive guitar interplay from Mark Arnold, the excellent album delivers the best of both worlds (i.
1. Denise Katrina Matthews (born January 4, 1959), better known as Vanity but sometimes credited as Denise Matthews-Smith or D.D. Winters, is a Canadian-born singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, model, and full-time preacher. She was the lead singer for the Prince-mentored female trio Vanity 6, which recorded the 1982 R&B hit "Nasty Girl". Matthews formally gave up her stage name "Vanity" and became a born-again Christian in 1994, the year she almost died from the effects of snorting cocaine.
Alexz Johnson (Born on November 4th, 1986, in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada) is never quite what you'd think: she is always, instead, a surprise. While she writes intimate, down-to-earth lyrics, they’re delivered with a larger-than-life, crystalline voice. “Growing up I was afraid of it,” she says, about realizing she could sing big as a small child- the sixth in a brood of ten-- in Vancouver. “I thought it would blow me away.
Sparrow is led by Jason Zumpano of Zumpano fame. They recently released a second album on Absolutely Kosher records.
John Wort Hannam is a Canadian Folk Music musician, from Fort Macleod, Alberta. He was born on the Isle of Jersey of the British Channel Islands.. John Wort Hannam is known for his story telling through music. Themes which are central to his music include life in Western Canada, and the human experience as seen through the eyes of simple working folk.[John was a full-time public school teacher until 2000.
Toronto-based band Kobo Town is named after the historic neighborhood in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, where traditional calypso (kaiso) was born amid the boastful, humourous and militant chants of the roaming stickfighters. Situated near the fishermen's wharf, the area was a site of constant defiance and conflict, a place where sticks and stones, songs and verses clashed with the bayonets and batons of colonial rule. For the members of the eight-piece outfit, the name suggests an origin as well as a destination.
There are multiple artists that go by the name TOR. (1) Tor was raised in a small mountain town on Canada's west coast where he started experimenting with music production as a teenager. He further honed his skills while living in Australia, running a small recording studio and remixing some prominent Australian producers. He later produced the Sufjan Stevens hip hop mashup album 'Illinoize', which garnered a lot of critical and audience acclaim.