Music History

Published on November 25th, 2018 | by Alan Cross

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Rock My World Canada, chapter 24: Young Galaxy

[Mike Carr has put together a massive volume on Canadian music history entitled Canadian Alternative & Indie Reference and Collector’s GuideIt’s an incredible discography of hundreds of bands. This is the latest excerpt from his book. – AC]

Young Galaxy is an indie pop/dream pop band formed in 2006 in Montreal considering of Stephen Ramsay (vocals/guitars), Catherine McCandless (vocals/keyboards), Matthew Shapiro (keyboards/guitars), and touring member Andrea Silver (drums). Their sound has been described as being similar to Slowdive, Galaxie 500/Luna as well as Pink Floyd and Spiritualized. Their debut album was released on August 24, 2007, through Arts & Crafts. They have received through nominations for the Polaris Music Prize.

Find out more about this artist and hundreds of other Canadian artists in the softcover edition of Canadian Alternative & Indie Reference and Collector’s Guide. Get your copy here.

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.


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