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umbers seem to confirm that Arcade Fire is the most popular Canadian INDIE band in the world, the most popular Canadian “artist” would probably be Celine Dion but we will not go into that swampy territory. Arcade Fire have been filling stadiums and playing all kind of festivals around the world. The band is based in Montreal, Quebec and was formed by a couple, Win Butler and Regine Chassagne who are now husband and wife. The earliest Montreal-based incarnation of the Arcade Fire began performing in the summer/fall of 2001, almost entirely in lofts and art galleries.
then some writers started comparisons with U2.
Montreal cinematic rockers, October Sky  who have just completed their tour of France, have posted new videos chronicling the tour.
October Sky recently released their Green & Beautiful EP, a follow up to their highly celebrated release “Hell Isn’t My Home”.Originating from Montreal, Quebec, October Sky has been playing music together for a decade.
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The unabashed, melodic, hard rock band, Versus the Nothing is a quintet that focuses on writing solid songs with tight, energetic performances. Their music combines heavy guitars, with powerful, melodic vocals that are propelled by driving rhythms and anthemic choruses. Clean, quiet moments swell into raging guitars, punctuated by short blasts of gang vocals as they rise into crashing sing-along choruses, accented by hopeful lyrics.
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Black & Berardi worked for the next few years on the bands development and songwriting. After countless demos and club dates to fine-tune the material, the band was starting to show results. The music soon became an outlet allowing them to air their views on the social landscape and its changing tides. The sound was also taking on a new shape. Experimental pop textures were infused with timely subject matter, (always with a tongue-in-cheek delivery) yielded refreshing results, such as their first single and video I SHOT THE MONKEY on their self-titled, debut album. Mackenzie First’s music had now evolved into their very own distinct brand. Bassist Julien Bedard and drummer Graham Leduc to completed the quartet when they joined the band.