Indie-Underground-Recommended-Event-Concert-London-Ontario-Aaron-McMillanAfter reviewing all the Indie / Alternative bands* and making some difficult cuts, it’s finally time to reveal the Top 100 Bands to see at Canadian Music Week (May 6 – 10, 2014) in Toronto recommended by Indie Underground.

Indie / Alternative Genres Reviewed: Ambient, Dance, Electronic, Experimental, Psychedelic, Pop, Rock and Surf.

Bands are listed alphabetically

  • Alexandre Désilets
  • Animalia
  • Archery Guild
  • Audego
  • Aves
  • Bad Suns
  • Basecamp
  • Bearstronaut
  • Bestie
  • Bill and Murray
  • Birth Of Joy
  • Born Ruffians
  • Breton
  • Broods
  • Cafeine
  • Canvas
  • catl
  • Chairs
  • Chersea
  • Close Talker
  • Cub Sport
  • Dear Rouge
  • Diana
  • Doldrums
  • Dorine Levy
  • Elizabeth Rose
  • Ellie Goulding
  • Fairchild
  • Falls
  • Femme Accident
  • Figaro
  • Fitness Club Fiasco
  • Foreign Diplomats
  • Grounders
  • Heartcopy
  • Hoodlem
  • Icecream
  • Indian Handicrafts
  • Indoor Voices
  • Jeremy Fischer
  • Jozem
  • Kandle
  • Kennedy Cult
  • Kid Karate
  • Killer Wails
  • King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  • Leisure Cruise
  • Little Dragon
  • Luca Vasta
  • Lyon
  • Maicamia
  • Mozart’s Sister
  • MTT
  • My Heart Belongs to Cecilia Winter
  • New Zebra Kid
  • No Age
  • Odesza
  • Operators
  • Owen Pallett
  • Pat Jordache
  • Pif Paf Hangover
  • Pkew Pkew Pkew
  • Ponctuation
  • Pooma
  • Pow Wows
  • Praises
  • PyPy
  • Quilt
  • Ramona
  • Red Mass
  • RLMDL
  • Rubblebucket
  • Rush Midnight
  • Seas
  • Sexy Merlin
  • Sir Sly
  • Slaughter Beach
  • Sun Stone Revolvers
  • Tegan & Sara
  • The 1975
  • The Almighty Rhombus
  • The BB Guns
  • The Cruelty Party
  • The Dirty Nil
  • The Hidden Cameras
  • The High Dials
  • The Lighthouse And The Whaler
  • The Loodies
  • The Strumbellas
  • The Treasures
  • Thomas D’arcy
  • Uncut
  • Union City
  • Water
  • We are Wolves
  • Wildlife
  • Wolf Saga
  • Yellerkin
  • Yeo
  • Zoo Owl

5 Bands that almost made this list:

  • Dani Jean Unplugged
  • Papermaps
  • The Dodos
  • She’s
  • Tupper Ware Remix party

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Aaron McMillan

Aaron is the Founder / Chief Editor and curator of Indie Underground. He was the Festival / Music Director for the 2017 Dundas Street Festival and the Music Director in 2016. He is scene builder / promoter for select events in London Ontario, Toronto, Canada, and Southwestern Ontario. When Aaron's not working on Indie Underground, you'll usually find him at a concert or DIY event. He's a sucker for anything that glows in the dark and the company of his cat, Charlie. Watch for Aaron to make a return to DJing in 2018 when he will begin to mix Trance.