Young Galaxy

Polaris Prize Winner Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slam Polaris Prize

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada Music

Music-lovers and the Canadian music industry came together at the Polaris Music Prize Gala to celebrate and reward the best Canadian album of the past...

WATCH: Live Stream The Polaris Music Prize Gala

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada Music

The Polaris Music Prize, celebrating the best Canadian album of the past year, throws itself a huge annual party with nominee performing while the Gra...

Who Will Win The 2013 Polaris Prize?

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Music

The Polaris Music Prize, a not-for-profit organization celebrating the best Canadian album of the past year, is gearing up to reward one Canadian act ...

Young Galaxy at SXSW: Swimming in Hedonism

Catherine McCandless | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada Music
Catherine McCandless

SXSW has such a palpable hedonism. It is a parade of acts, a carnival of different kinds of food, sunshine, and music heard in every street. Though I guess I am 'here to work,' I would love to experience this festival, as a performer, responsibility free (am I a diva?).

Young Galaxy at SXSW, Post 1: Beast & Machine

Catherine McCandless | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Music
Catherine McCandless

I admit it. I was going to be coming to SXSW for the weather -- out of a Montreal winter into the warmth and sunlight. I expected to be exhausted and turned off by the clamoring of egos and skinny jeans (I own a few pairs) and throngs of people everywhere. It was a great reminder for us about what is important about playing live and it was a short set so we had to find the magic fast. The crowd made that happen.

M for Montreal: How La Belle Ville Survived 'Next Seattle' Status to Maintain its Music Scene's Fire

Huffington Post Music Canada | Dave Jaffer | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

In the early- to mid-2000s, propelled by the global successes of Arcade Fire, The Dears, Stars and The Stills, Montreal became considered among the wo...

Young Galaxy Compare Crowd-Sourced Arts Funding to 'Prostitution'

Huffington Post Canada | Melody Lau | Posted 08.31.2012 | Canada Music

When it came time for Montreal's Young Galaxy to record their follow-up to 2011's Shapeshifting, the band was determined to finally take a trip to Swe...