Rock My World Canada, chapter 37: The Darcys

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

The Darcys are a two-piece art rock band from Toronto, Ontario. They released their debut album, Endless Water, in 2007. Subsequently, the band signed a three-album deal with the record label Arts & Crafts. The third of those, 2013’s Warring, was nominated for a Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year, and was a Long List nominee for the 2014 Polaris Music Prize. On December 17, 2014, The Darcys announced the band will be going forward as a duo consisting of founding members Jason Couse and Wes Marskell.

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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Alan Cross

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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