Archive for August, 2008

Wintersleep – Weighty Ghost

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Wintersleep is a Juno Award-winning Canadian indie rock band from Halifax , Nova Scotia. Wintersleep formed in 2002 and the members of the band are:

  • Loel Campbell – drums (2002–present)
  • Mike Bigelow – keyboards (2005–2006), bass guitar (2007–present)
  • Paul Murphy – guitar, vocals (2002–present)
  • Tim D’Eon – guitar, keyboards (2002–present)
  • Jon Samuel – keyboards, backing vocals , guitar (2006–present)
  • Jud Haynes – bass guitar (2002–2007)
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Wolf Parade – Shine A Light

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Wolf Parade is an indie rock band from Montreal, Quebec . The members of the band are:

  • Dan Boeckner: vocals , guitar
  • Spencer Krug: vocals, keyboards, guitar
  • Arlen Thompson: drums
  • Hadji Bakara: sound manipulation, keyboards
  • Dante DeCaro: guitar, percussion
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Wooden Stars – House of the Rising Sun

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Wooden Stars are a Canadian indie rock band formed in the 1990s. The band, from Ottawa, consists of vocalist and guitarist Julien Beillard, guitarist Mike Feuerstack, bassists Josh Latour and Mathieu Beillard , and drummer Andrew McCormack. Wooden Stars describe their music as "a fusion of unlikely influences ranging from XTC and The Clash to Georges Brassens and James Blood Ulmer ." They released four albums between 1995 and 1999.

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Yellow Plastic Bucket – Beautiful

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Yellow Plastic Bucket was a band based in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, formed in 1993 and disbanded in 1997. Their members include Gord on bass guitar, Phil on drums , and Chris and Jamie on guitar. They were influenced by artists such as Captain Beefheart , Merle Travis , UK Subs , and Devo . Yellow Plastic Bucket also, in turn, influenced better known artists such as the Tragically Hip and Neil Young .

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