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8 Emerging Canadian Artists You Need to Hear in April 2021 | Exclaim

Meet Exclaim!’s latest New Faves, from Montreal’s viral icicle rater to international emo breakouts

8 Emerging Canadian Artists You Need to Hear in April 2021

The days are getting longer and the sun is getting brighter, but the futures of these emerging Canadian artists might be brightest of all. Meet Exclaim!’s latest New Faves, including Montreal’s viral icicle rater, an emo band making international waves and a trio of Edmonton standouts.

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For fans of: Louise Burns, Tegan and Sara

The twin sister duo of Alanna and Brianne Finn-Morris started busking folk tunes when they were 12. A decade or so later, they’re making banging pop anthems for 604 Records. Louise Burns produced their ’70s-inspired 2018 EP, Sad Pagans, while 2021 singles “Dirty Dancing” and “Taste for It” push the duo’s sound forward with bubbly disco beats and towering pop choruses.
Alex Hudson