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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?"

If any musical artists are missing from this Secretly Canadian artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (40 items)
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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. He is a founding member of the crossover thrash ...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