Madrid (band)

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Madrid
Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Electronic
Years active 2003 (2003)–present
Labels YYZ Records
Awesome Music
Members Adam Perry
Duncan Christie
Eric Lightfoot

Madrid is a Canadian electronic music group formed in 2003 in Toronto. The band consists of Adam Perry (guitars, keys, vox), Duncan Christie (bass, keys, vox) and Eric Lightfoot (drums). Their music is a combination of Electro, Shoegaze, and Psychedelia.

Madrid's 2003 debut Warm Waters was released on record label Aporia[1] and was featured on the BBC.[2] Madrid's followed-up this release with the First Message EP.

The first single, "Reply (To Everyone)". was featured on Pitchfork Media 2 and Spinner.com.[3]

Madrid's unique live performance has seen them share the stage with international artists such as Friendly Fires and M83. In November 2009, Madrid toured across Canada with DJ Champion & His G-Strings.

Madrid has also had their work remixed by other notable acts such as Ulrich Schnauss, vitaminsforyou, The Cansecos, and dubstep-impresario XI.[4]

In March 2011, Madrid released their full-length recording, Original Message on Awesome Music and distributed by EMI Records.[5]

Discography[edit]

  • 2003 Warm Waters
  • 2007 First Message (EP)
  • 2011 Original Message

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lee, Andy (2003-09-01). "Madrid Warm Waters". Exclaim.ca. Retrieved 2015-06-13. 
  2. ^ "Music - Review of Madrid - Warm Waters". BBC.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-06-13. 
  3. ^ "Canadian Music - HuffPost Canada". Spinner.ca. Retrieved 2015-06-13. 
  4. ^ [1] Archived December 12, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "AMICUS Web Full Record - AMICUS - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2015-06-13. 

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