Bands/Musicians Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster

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List of Secretly Canadian artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Secretly Canadian roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Secretly Canadian bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Secretly Canadian band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Secretly Canadian.

This list includes Animal Collective, Yeasayer and more artists.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best Secretly Canadian bands?" and "Which artists are signed by Secretly Canadian?"

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Aaron Deer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Psychedelia, Indie rock Aaron Deer is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist originally from Indianapolis, IN, now residing in Oakland, CA. He is best known for his work in the Bloomington, IN music scene in the early ...more

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Adam Siegel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Crossover thrash, Dance-rock, Grunge Adam Siegel is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, bassist, producer, actor and graphic designer from Venice, California, United States. KISS, Black Sabbath, The Sweet, Jimmy Page and The ...more

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Alasdair Roberts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Indie rock Alasdair Roberts is a Scottish folk musician. He released a number of albums under the name Appendix Out and, following the 2001 album The Night is Advancing, under his own name. Roberts was ...more

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Animal Collective is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Psychedelic folk, New Weird America, Electronic music Animal Collective is an experimental band originally from Baltimore, Maryland, currently based in New York City, Washington, Los Angeles and Lisbon. The band consists of Avey Tare, Panda Bear, ...more

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Antony and the Johnsons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Dark cabaret, Indie rock, Baroque pop Antony and the Johnsons is a music group presenting the work of Antony Hegarty and her collaborators.

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Ativin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Instrumental rock, Math rock Ativin is an experimental post-rock band from Bloomington, Indiana. Chris Carothers and Dan Burton of Early Day Miners make up their core, with a revolving door of drummers.

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BLK JKS is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Experimental rock, Alternative rock BLK JKS are a South African rock band from Johannesburg, formed in 2000. Their EP Mystery has been remastered for a 10 March release in the United States on the Secretly Canadian record label.

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Bobb Trimble is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Bobb Trimble Psychedelic folk, Psychedelic rock Bobb Trimble is a cult psych-folk/outsider musician from Marlborough, Massachusetts.

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Bodies of Water is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Bodies of Water Indie rock Bodies of Water is a band from the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, signed to independent record label Secretly Canadian. The core group consists of married couple David ...more

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Catfish Haven is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Catfish Haven Indie, Rock music, Soul music Catfish Haven is an indie soul rock band from Chicago. Their music was described by Onion AV writer Kyle Ryan in 2006 as "Creedence Clearwater Revival meets Nirvana." Ryan goes on in ...more

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Cayucas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Pop rock, Lo-fi music Cayucas, previously Oregon Bike Trails, is an American indie pop band from Santa Monica, California. The group includes Zach Yudin and his twin brother Ben Yudin on bass. The band signed to ...more

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Chris Barth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Chris Barth Chris Barth is an American Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist originally from Indianapolis, IN. He is best known for his work as principal songwriter and lead vocalist of the band The ...more

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Damien Jurado is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Americana, Rock music, Folk music Damien Jurado is an American indie rock singer/songwriter from Seattle, Washington. Over the years he has released albums on many labels; today, his primary label is Secretly Canadian.

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Danielson Famile is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Christian music, Christian alternative rock Danielson is an American rock band from Clarksboro in East Greenwich Township, New Jersey, that plays indie pop gospel music. The group consists of frontman Daniel Smith and a number of various ...more

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David Vandervelde is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
David Vandervelde David Vandervelde is an American indie pop songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. He is known for his solo work and his studio collaborations with Wilco's Jay Bennett. Vandervlede is a ...more

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Early Day Miners is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Shoegazing, Sadcore, Alternative rock Early Day Miners are a band from southern Indiana, United States who released records on the Bloomington, Indiana based label Secretly Canadian. In September 2009 the band had released seven ...more

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Foreign Born is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Foreign Born Folk rock Foreign Born is an American folk rock band. They began in San Francisco during the late summer months of 2003, but soon relocated to Los Angeles. They self-released their first 12" single, ...more

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Frida Hyvönen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Indie, Folk music Frida Hyvönen is a Swedish singer-songwriter. She grew up in Robertsfors, a small place just outside Umeå in the north of Sweden, and is currently based in Flarken, Sweden Her first ...more

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Here We Go Magic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Indie rock Here We Go Magic is an American indie rock band based in New York, New York. The group was originally formed by core members Luke Temple, Michael Bloch and Peter Hale, in late 2008. The project ...more

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I Love You but I've Chosen Dar... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Gothic rock, Indie rock, Post-punk revival I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness is an indie rock/post-punk revival band originating from Austin, Texas. The band considers themselves instead to be a mix of classic rock and gothic rock. ...more

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Jason Molina is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Folk rock, Alternative country, Indie rock Jason Andrew Molina was an American musician and singer-songwriter, originally from Lorain, Ohio. He came to prominence performing and recording as Songs: Ohia, both in solo projects and with a ...more

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Jens Lekman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Pop music Jens Martin Lekman is a Swedish musician. His music is guitar-based pop with heavy use of samples and strings, with lyrics that are often witty, romantic, and melancholic. His work is heavily ...more

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jj is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Indie pop, Balearic beat JJ, styled as jj, is a band who releases music through the Gothenburg-based independent label Sincerely Yours, which was founded by the Swedish pop group The Tough Alliance. The band consists of ...more

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Little Scream is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Little Scream Little Scream is the stage name of American-born, Montreal-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumental musician and artist Laurel Sprengelmeyer. Her debut album The Golden Record was released ...more

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Major Lazer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Trap, Dubstep Major Lazer is an electronic music project created by American DJ and record producer Diplo initially collaborating with English DJ/producer Switch. The two parted ways in late 2011. Diplo has ...more

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Martin Feveyear is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Martin Feveyear is a British record producer and audio engineer based in Seattle, Washington. Beginning as a singer-songwriter and musician, Feveyear soon began recording work for artists in ...more

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Music Go Music is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Music Go Music Music Go Music are an American pop rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States, signed to the independent record label, Secretly Canadian. The band members use the pseudonyms Torg, ...more

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Nikki Sudden & the Jacobites is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Jangle pop, Indie pop, Alternative rock Jacobites were an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1982 by Nikki Sudden and Dave Kusworth, following the breakup of their respective previous bands, the Swell Maps and the Subterranean

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Nite Jewel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Nite Jewel Electronic music, Alternative dance, Lo-fi music Ramona Gonzalez is an actress.

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Richard Swift is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Alternative rock, Lo-fi music Richard Swift is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and short-film maker. He is the founder, owner, and recording engineer of National Freedom, a recording studio ...more

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San Agustin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
San Agustin is a free improvising trio from Atlanta, Georgia, United States, with David Daniell and Andrew Burnes on guitar and Bryan Fielden on drums. San Agustin has recorded several live ...more

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Scout Niblett is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Scout Niblett Folk rock, Indie rock Emma Louise Niblett, better known by the stage name Scout Niblett, is an English singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Niblett debuted in 2001 with her first full-length studio album ...more

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Suuns is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Krautrock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia Suuns is a Canadian rock band from Montreal. The group was formed in the summer of 2006 when vocalist/guitarist Ben Shemie and guitarist/bassist Joe Yarmush got together to make some beats which ...more

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Swearing at Motorists is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Indie rock Swearing At Motorists is a two-piece rock and roll band composed of Dave Doughman and a drummer. They formed in Dayton, Ohio in 1994, releasing their self-titled debut cassette in 1995. Joseph ...more

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Taken By Trees is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Folk music, Experimental music Taken by Trees is the solo project of Victoria Bergsman, former lead singer for the Concretes. The act's debut album Open Field was released on 18 June 2007. Four demo songs had previously been ...more

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The Horns of Happiness is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
The Horns of Happiness Psychedelia, Experimental music The Horns of Happiness are an independent rock band formerly of Bloomington, Indiana now residents of Oakland/Los Angeles, CA. Since forming in 2004, the band has released one full-length album, ...more

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The Impossible Shapes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
The Impossible Shapes Rock music The Impossible Shapes are an independent rock band from Bloomington, Indiana. Since forming in 1998, the band has released eight albums in North America and Europe, sharing the stage with acts ...more

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The War on Drugs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Americana, Shoegazing, Pop rock The War on Drugs is an American indie rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, formed in 2005. The band consists of Adam Granduciel, David Hartley, Robbie Bennett, Charlie Hall, Jon Natchez ...more

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Throw Me the Statue is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Throw Me the Statue Indie pop Throw Me the Statue is an American indie pop band.

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Yeasayer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Secretly Canadian Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Pop music, Worldbeat Yeasayer is an American experimental rock band from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2006. The band consists of Chris Keating, Ira Wolf Tuton, Anand Wilder and Cale Parks.