Canadian

Hey Rosetta!

Hey Rosetta! is a six member group from St. John's, Newfoundland. The group was formed in 2005 by front man Tim Baker. The group consists of: Tim Baker (Vocals, Guitar, Piano)
Adam Hogan (Guitar)
Josh Ward (Bass)
Phil Maloney (Drums)
Romesh Thavanathan (cello) Hey Rosetta! released their self titled EP in the fall of 2005 and was on the top of the local charts. The EP also reached the top spot of the local campus radio's (CHMR) album charts.

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Holly McNarland

Holly McNarland (born in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian singer/songwriter. Her more noteworthy songs include "Stormy," "Elmo," and "Numb." She collaborated with Matthew Good for his song "Flight Recorder From Viking 7," which can be found on his album "Loser Anthems" and with fellow Canucks of The Tea Party on "Wishing you would stay".

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Northern Lights

Northern Lights can refer to at least six different groups: (1) American hip-hop group from Bridgeport, CT. (2) Canadian supergroup who were gathered by the music talent manager Bruce Allen in 1985 to record the single "Tears Are Not Enough". (3) A folk and baroque group "Northern Lights", released two CDs: "Northern Lights" and "Vanishing Borders" (founded by Harris Moore and Steve Coulter).

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City and Colour

City and Colour is the side project of Alexisonfire guitarist and vocalist Dallas Green, started in 2004. The project title derives its name from Dallas’ own: Dallas, a city, and Green, a colour. Dallas is praised by critics and fans alike for his strong, clear vocals and his guitar playing skills. To date, Dallas has released two EPs, “The Death of Me” (2004) and “Missing” (2005), as well as two full length albums, “Sometimes” (2005) and “Bring Me Your Love” (2008).

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Imaginary Cities

Imaginary Cities are Rusty Matyas and Marti Sarbit. It all started at The Cavern. Winnipeg is known as the “Heart of the Continent.” In this beating heart on the prairies, there is always new music being made: in its clubs and basements, and in between work and life. Imaginary Cities was born in a club called The Cavern, in between sets. Their debut album, Temporary Resident, has been nominated for the 2011 Polaris Prize Longlist, and they have been gaining fans around the world for their renowned live performances, including a stint opening for the Pixies across North America.

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The New Pornographers

The New Pornographers are a Canadian indie rock group formed in 1997 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Their sound is influenced by that of such power pop bands as The Cars and Cheap Trick, but they use much more sophisticated rhythms and chord changes. Although it was widely reported that the New Pornographers got their name from a pamphlet put out by televangelist Jimmy Swaggart condemning rock ‘n’ roll as “the new pornography,” Carl Newman has stated that he came up with the name after watching a Japanese film called The Pornographers.

Caribou

Caribou is Canadian Dan Snaith (b. 1978), who formerly recorded under the moniker Manitoba. Known for altering his sound with each subsequent release, he incorporates electronic psychedelia, krautrock rhythms, and breakbeat drums and creates a swirling, lush, musical panorama. Snaith grew up in Dundas, Ontario, Canada, which gave its name to a song from his debut album Start Breaking My Heart. He studied at the University of Toronto as an undergrad, but was based in the UK for several years until he completed his Ph.D. in mathematics at the Imperial College, London in 2005.

Steve Hill

Steve Hill got an early start as a professional guitar player at the age of 16. By the time he was 20 he was already doing more than 200 gigs a year, which lead to the success of his first album in 1997. The album was voted Best Canadian Debut Recording by Vancouver’s Real Blues magazine. Following a tour that took him across Canada, France and Belgium, he returned to the studio in 1999 to record ‘’Call It What You Will’’.

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Comeback Kid

Comeback Kid (CBK for short) is a hardcore band from Winnipeg, Canada, formed in 2002 by Andrew Neufeld and Jeremy Hiebert, who were both members of the band Figure Four, currently on hiatus. In 2003, Comeback Kid signed to California hardcore label Face Down Records, who released their debut album, Turn It Around. For their 2005 album Wake the Dead, they signed to Victory Records internationally, and to Smallman Records in Canada. Wake the Dead has now sold over 100,000 copies and was voted Alternative Press's 100 bands to know in 2005.

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Ouroboros

There are - at least - 5 artists/bands named Ouroboros: 1) A black metal band from Canada
2) A dark-esoteric-ambient act from Italy
3) A brutal death metal band from France
4) A doom metal band from Pittsburgh, PA.
5) A technical death metal band from Australia

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