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Young Galaxy Release New Song, “Stay For Real,” with Proceeds Going to ACLU

The Single Will Also Benefit Canada's PIVOT and the EU's W.A.V.E.

Mar 10, 2017

Montréal electro-pop band Young Galaxy have released a new single, "Stay For Real." The band have self-released the song and all net proceeds from its sale will go to various political organizations "defending the rights of the marginalized"-PIVOT (Canada), ACLU (USA), and W.A.V.E (EU). More

Nov 03, 2015

Young Galaxy released their new album, Falsework, last Friday via Paper Bag. It's the follow-up to the Montréal-based band's excellent 2013 album Ultramarine. Now the band have announced a few North American tour dates and shared a cool and stylish tour trailer. More

Listen: Young Galaxy - “Ready to Shine”

Falsework Due Out October 30 via Paper Bag

Sep 30, 2015

Young Galaxy are releasing their new album, Falsework, on October 30 via Paper Bag. It's the follow-up to the Montréal-based band's excellent 2013 album UltramarineMore

Listen: Young Galaxy - “Factory Flaws”

Falsework Due Out October 30 via Paper Bag

Sep 09, 2015

Young Galaxy are releasing their new album, Falsework, on October 30 via Paper Bag. It's the follow-up to the Montréal-based band's excellent 2013 album Ultramarine. They have previously shared "Body," the album's near six-minute long dance-y first single. Now they have shared another song from the record, titled "Factory Flaws." More

Young Galaxy Announce New Album, Share New Song “Body”

Falsework Due Out October 30 via Paper Bag

Aug 06, 2015

Young Galaxy have announced a new album and shared the first song from it. Falsework is due out October 30 via Paper Bag. It's the follow-up to the Montréal-based band's excellent 2013 album Ultramarine. More

Dec 03, 2013

Already earning a nomination for this year's Polaris Prize, Young Galaxy's latest album Ultramarine will undoubtedly wind up on a number of year-end lists this December. More

Sep 27, 2013

This week Vancouver pop ensemble Young Galaxy released a deluxe edition of their Polaris Prize-nominated album Ultramarine, which will include a treasure trove of b-sides and remixes. More

Listen: Young Galaxy - “Sea Drug”

B-side to Ultramarine Deluxe Reissue

Sep 11, 2013

On Sept. 24 pop ensemble Young Galaxy will release a deluxe edition of their Polaris Prize-nominated LP Ultramarine. More

Listen: Young Galaxy - “Crying My Heart Out”

Unreleased Song Featured On Ultramarine Deluxe Edition

Aug 20, 2013

Fresh off getting their latest album Ultramarine included on the Polaris Music Prize Short List, Canadian pop ensemble Young Galaxy have announced that they will release a deluxe edition of the album this fall on Sept. 24. More

Jul 18, 2013

Sally Shapiro’s Johan Agebjörn recently got his hands on “In Fire,” a track from likeminded label mates Young GalaxyMore

2013 Polaris Prize Nominees Announced

Include Tegan and Sara, Metric, and Purity Ring

Jul 16, 2013

Earlier today in Toronto the short list of nominees for the 2013 Polaris Prize was announced, featuring the likes of Tegan and Sara, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Metric, Purity Ring, and Young Galaxy. More

Watch: Young Galaxy – “New Summer” Video

Featured in the New Issue of Under the Radar

Jun 11, 2013

Things get apocalyptic fast in the video for “New Summer,” a clip from Young Galaxy’s recently released album, Ultramarine. More

May 13, 2013

Canadian pop ensemble Young Galaxy have premiered a music video for "Fall for You," the latest single taken off the group's recently released LP Ultramarine. More

Apr 23, 2013

Coinciding with the release of their new album Ultramarine today, Montreal pop group Young Galaxy has premiered a music video for their lead single "Pretty Boy." More

Apr 05, 2013

It seems like every other week Canadian pop collective Young Galaxy premiere a new track or remix from their forthcoming new album Ultramarine. More

Listen: Young Galaxy - “New Summer”

Ultramarine Out April 23

Mar 27, 2013

Canadian indie-pop outfit Young Galaxy just can't seem to wait for the release of their upcoming fourth album Ultramarine. More

Young Galaxy – Under the Radar’s SXSW Party Spotlight

Set to Play Under the Radar's Second SXSW 2013 Party, Wednesday, March 13 at Flamingo Cantina

Mar 08, 2013

On March 14 Under the Radar will host the second of three free day parties. Leading up to the event we're letting you know about each artist playing. Today we're spotlighting Young Galaxy. More

Premiere: Young Galaxy Mixtape

Set to Perform at the Second of Under the Radar’s Three SXSW Day Parties

Mar 06, 2013

Ahead of our three SXSW day parties, we asked a few of the bands performing to participate in our mixtape project. Check out this contribution from Young Galaxy who will be gracing our SXSW stage on Wednesday, March 14. More

Under the Radar Announces Three SXSW Day Parties Featuring Surfer Blood, DIIV, Small Black, and more

Also Performing: Shout Out Louds, Foxygen, Marnie Stern, Doldrums, Caveman, Young Galaxy, Girls Names, IO Echo, Mister Lies, Young Dreams, and more

Mar 06, 2013

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for its three SXSW 2013 day parties, taking place on Wednesday March 13, Thursday March 14, and Friday March 15. Featured performers include Surfer Blood, DIIV, Small BlackShout Out LoudsFoxygenPoolside, Young Galaxy, Marnie Stern, Doldrums, Caveman, Girls Names, IO Echo, Mister Lies, Young Dreams, and more. More

Mar 01, 2013

Ultramarine, the latest full-length album by Canadian pop group Young Galaxy, is scheduled to arrive next month.  More

Listen: Young Galaxy - “Fall For You”

New Album Ultramarine Out This April

Feb 21, 2013

Canadian pop ensemble Young Galaxy have shared the latest single off their upcoming fourth LP Ultramarine. The new track, titled, "Fall For You," carries a synthy Caribbean vibe about it in its rhythms that works in a weirdly awesome way. More

Listen: Young Galaxy - “Pretty Boy”

New Album Ultramarine Out April 23

Jan 23, 2013

Poised to release their fourth full-length album, Ultramarine on April 23, indie pop band Young Galaxy have shared the effort's first single "Pretty Boy." More

Nov 23, 2011

Montreal trio Young Galaxy have announced the release of a digital Deluxe Edition of their critically lauded LP Shapeshifting. More

Oct 27, 2011

Just in time for Halloween, Young Galaxy dropped the video for “Phantoms.”  More


Interviews

Young Galaxy

Noble Pop

Sep 26, 2013

Catherine McCandless hesitates when she speaksparticularly when it comes to describing the nuts and bolts of her work fronting Montréal-based five-piece Young Galaxy. More


Reviews

Under the Radar SXSW Party Recap: DIIV, Small Black, Poolside, Shout Out Louds and More

March 15th, 2013

Mar 26, 2013

I didn’t get to see everything I wanted to at Under the Radar’s seventh annual SXSW party. (Like any good hostess, I found myself often forgoing the entertainment to make sure no one went thirsty.) However, I was able to see a large handful of favorites (old and new) including: DIANABig Black DeltaShout Out LoudsYoung DreamsGold & YouthYoung GalaxyPoolsideDIIVDan Croll, NZCA/LINES, IO Echo, and Small Black. More

M For Montréal Day 2: MacDeMarco, PS I Love You, Memoryhouse, Young Galaxy, No Joy, and More

November 15th, 2012

Dec 06, 2012

The second day of M for Montréal primarily featured more local acts for delegates at intimate showcases. Mac DeMarco, PS I Love You, Memoryhouse, No Joy, Folly and the Hunter, Whitehorse, Ain’t No Love, and Young Galaxy were the highlights of the day. More