[Mike Carr has created a catalogue/reference work featuring all kinds of Canadian rock and alternative releases from the past few decades. Check out his massive volume on Canadian music history entitled Canadian Alternative & Indie Reference and Collector’s Guide. – AC]
Fucked Up is a hardcore punk band from Toronto, Ontario. The band won the 2009 Polaris Music Prize for the album The Chemistry of Common Life. In December 2011, Spin magazine named David Comes to Life its No. 1 Album of 2011, and put the band on the cover, writing “Fucked Up have synthesized 40 years of rock into what’s ostensibly a hardcore record, and in doing so created its own logic.” In August 2012, Fucked Up was nominated for the Polaris Music Prize for the second time. The shortlist nomination described David Comes to Life as follows: “Excessive? Sure. Ridiculous? At times. Brilliant? Sounds pretty damn close to it.”
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Mike Carr has created a second catalogue/reference work in an ongoing series, this time featuring all kinds of Canadian Blues album releases from the past few decades. Check out Canadian Blues Reference and Collectors Guide. It’s an incredible discography of hundreds of blues artists.