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BIO

Grand Splendid is an indie rock band from Montreal with upfront electric guitar sounds and soothing vocal melodies .

 

Their first Ep Numbers was very well received by indie music media. The buzz following its release ultimately landed them invitations to play at NXNE, Canadian Music Week and Indie Week festivals. UK artists The Joy Formidable also took notice, choosing Grand Splendid as the featured artist on one of their podcasts.

Over the years Grand Splendid have performed in many venues across Quebec and Ontario, getting to share the stage with artists like The Glorious Sons, We Are Monroe, The Happy FIts, James Blonde, Paupière, Les Louanges and many more.

 

Their debut album Planetarium was launched in November 2023, with several singles preceding it. Leading the charge was "You Are The Universe", which quicky caught the ear of Montreal station CHOM FM, becoming their Big Shiny New Song of the Week not long after its release. The song also made its way to the top of the Canadian Online Radio Chart.,and to the regular rotation of radio stations around the globe. The following singles also garnered praise from radios around the world. The album was mastered by Ryan Morey (Arcade Fire, Half Moon Run, Sam Roberts). 

The band currently consists of Julian Buchbinder (lead vocals, guitar), Alex Pilla (bass, keyboards), Maxime Arseneau (guitar,  vocal harmonies) and Renaud Viero (drums).

Grand Splendid est une formation rock originaire de Montréal caractérisée par un mélange de sonorités énergétiques et planantes.

 

Leur EP Numbers a reçu un accueil positif des médias musicaux de la scène indépendante. Cet engouement a mené le groupe à prendre part à différents festivaux canadiens tels que NXNE, Canadian Music Week et Indie WeekNXNE, Canadian Music Week et Indie Week. La formation a également capté l’attention du groupe britannique The Joy Formidable, les mettant en vedette dans un de leurs podcasts.

 

Au cours des dernières années, Grand Splendid s'est produit sur différentes scènes du Québec et de l’Ontario, partageant celles-ci avec des artistes tels The Glorious Sons, We Are Monroe, The Happy FIts, James Blonde, Paupière, Les Louanges, et plusieurs autres.

 

Leur premier album Planetarium fût lancé l'automne dernier. Différents singles ont précédé cette sortie, dont « You Are The Universe », consacré Big Shiny New Song of the Week sur la station CHOM FM peu après sa sortie. La chanson se hisse même au sommet du classement de Canadian Online Radio Chart. Les singles suivants ont tous attiré l'attention des radios à travers le monde. L’album a été masterisé par Ryan Morey (Arcade Fire, Half Moon Run, Sam Roberts).

 

Le groupe est composé de Julian Buchbinder (voix, guitare), Alex Pilla (basse, claviers), Arsène (guitare, voix), et Renaud Viero (batterie).

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