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Posted on June 25th, by arp2600 in Video

We use the word “haunting” a lot to describe the videos here, but it’s a ridiculously appropriate adjective for the most recent from Montreal’s Solar Year. Directed by Allie Avital Tsypin, it has a definite post-apocalyptic Tarkovskian feel. The video launch coincides with the release of the much anticipated Waverly, their album, out today on Ceremony.

Premiered over at Gorilla Vs. Bear

Posted on June 12th, by arp2600 in MP3


New Solar Year just premiered on The Fader! Their debut Waverly, is set for a remastered rerelease on June 25 on Ceremony, and is definitely shaping up to be one of the albums of the summer.

Posted on April 16th, by arp2600 in MP3

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Montreal’s Solar Year are getting some love from the biggies with the release of their latest single. The song, which closely resembles something from our namesake, is from the album Waverley, set to be rereleased June 25th on Ceremony.

Posted on February 14th, by digits in Remix


One of our favourite new Montreal artists Solar Year being remixed by Norway’s Violet Dream. Solar Year’s 7″ is out now on Stratosfear.

Posted on February 4th, by digits in Video

A very cool and hypnotic video composed of slow-motion crowd shots for Solar Year‘s “Magic Idea,” directed by Jamie Hartley. You can order the Night & Day/Magic Idea 7″ from Stratosfear.

Posted on December 7th, by digits in MP3

Montreal’s Solar Year put out a 7″ this week, on No Fear of Pop’s brand new label Stratosfear. “Night and Day” is a perfect bit of ambient pop and we’re glad to see it’s getting attention from the likes of the Fader. Their LP Waverly will be out next year on Ceremony/Splendour.

Posted on September 15th, by digits in Video

Here’s a solemn mining video from Montreal’s Solar Year, featuring Grimes on backing vocals, a track we blogged about in the summer. The video was directed by Emily Kai Bock, who’s been making some of the best videos of the year.

Posted on August 2nd, by digits in Debut

Um, Solar Year from Montreal – what is going on with all these amazing new artists? Grimes turns in a brilliant guest vocal near the end of the song. Solar Year’s new album Waverly was recently premiered underwater in a Montreal swimming pool and it can currently be heard on their website.