Expect more of the lush string arrangements and wistful sounds featured on the excellent debut, 2 Little Birds, from this Winnipeg-based folkie.
Pretty, delicate pop and harmonised female vocals are the order of the day from this Winnipeg band, whose latest, Bright Eyes, is out now on Endearing.
Double up with two appearances of rocking emo-waltz from this young Toronto band, whose debut EP is called Smaller Chairs for the Early 1900s.
The next generation of Winnipeg indie rock steps up with this new band of young pop pups.
Sophisticated Pavement-esque indie rock from this Minneapolis-based gang of youngsters whose enthusiasm is matched by their skills.
March December Swing
These reigning Winnipeg volume kings weave a heavy tapestry of emotive, layered guitar crunch atop an abrasive fitted sheet of melodic gauze.
This Winnipeg-based singer/songwriter provides a spirited brand of contemporary folk-punk, examining the politics of the self through poetic, prairie imagery and arrangements both subtle and aggressive.
This captivating Montreal songstress will be on her own, without backing from the Wooden Stars, recent co-winners of a Best Alternative Album Juno for their Julie Doiron and the Wooden Stars.