19 Montreal Musicians To Discover While You're Cooped Up In Your Apartment

 Our city is simply swimming in talent. And if there's anything that can help get your mind off of everything happening right now, it's the music that local Montreal artists create.

It's hard to name anything more therapeutic than sipping on a glass of wine and discovering new songs.

Thanks to the diversity of sounds that the artists from our city create, there's something every local can enjoy listening to.

There are without a doubt hundreds of more musicians to discover, but this list just introduces you to a few.

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Swingba

Why You Need To Follow: This collective made up of two talented Montreal artists, Casey Burns and Amilyon, is sure to keep you groovin' for hours.

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Nikki Yanofsky

Why You Need To Follow: Yanofsky is a major talent and I know I'm not the only one that beams with pride knowing she's from the 514.

Michael Haze

Why You Need To Follow: This artist describes his music as "the duality of vulnerability and strength" and you can find it on whichever streaming service you use for music.

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Kid Karrera

Why You Need To Follow: This local rapper has an original sound that'll leave any hip hop fan craving more.

Charlotte Cardin

Why You Need To Follow: Her hypnotic voice will leave your entire body covered in chills.

Hantz

Why You Need To Follow: This talented local sings some of the most beautiful covers you've ever heard.

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Kelly Krow

Why You Need To Follow: Krow combines afro-pop, zouk, and kompa genres together to create some seriously beautiful sounds.

Becca TG

Why You Need To Follow: Her serene voice will make you forget about any problems you're currently facing.

Half Moon Run

Why You Need To Follow: This band is simply awesome — there's no other way to put it. If you have yet to discover them, you'll be happy you did.

Kaytranada

Why You Need To Follow: You can't help but groove to the beats of Kaytranada's sound.

Zach Zoya

Why You Need To Follow: His original sound and cool vibe are 100% worth the listen.

Maya Malkin

Why You Need To Follow: This talented gal's song "Hostage" has been making waves this year, and there's no doubt you'll be grateful to have discovered her beautiful voice.

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Nissa Seych

Why You Need To Follow: Every song Nissa releases makes you grateful that music exists.

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Patrick Watson

Why You Need To Follow: Watson is without a doubt one of the most talented artists to come from Montreal.

Greezy

Why You Need To Follow: The mix of English and French in his songs is the essence of Montreal sound.

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Letchi

Why You Need To Follow: Letchi has a mesmerizing sound that you just can't help but fall in love with.

Laraw

Why You Need To Follow: Laraw's unique vibe is simply genius. Hands down, a must-listen.

Pierre-Luc Rioux

Why You Need To Go: The sweet sounds of his guitar will put you in an utter trance.

Dead Obies

Why You Need To Follow: This experimental hip hop group from the South Shore will truly remind you of how much talent there is in and around our city.