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Old Spice deodorant or Canadian indie band?

Have you seen Old Spice products lately? They’re going completely off the deep
end with names that don’t seem to have any grounding in reality. In fact,
they’re so crazy they’re nearly indistinguishable from indie band names, which
naturally means it’s time for a new game of “Old Spice deodorant or Canadian
indie band”!

Ladyhawk

  • Answer: Canadian indie band from Vancouver, they recorded their 2008 album “in an old barn with no working bathroom.”

Sunset Rubdown

  • Answer: Canadian art rock music group from Montreal, their 2006 album “Shut Up I’m Dreaming” was Pitchfork’s #15 album of 2006.

Hawkridge

  • Answer: “Hawkridge can never be owned; it can only be rented out to any man who desires the attention of a woman.”

Foxcrest

  • Answer: “That original druid elixir algorithm has been tweaked and reworked to produce the Foxcrest that we have today, protecting the women’s hearts from being melted into a warm drink and instead subjecting them to uncontrollable romantic desires.”

Dawntreader

  • Answer: Dawntreader was an indie rock band from Vancouver, active between 1998 and 2009.

Woodpigeon

  • Answer: “I’ve always been in love with the word Woodpigeon for as long as I can remember.” Woodpigeon is an “independent rock collective” from Calgary.

Wolfthorn

  • Answer: “The sharpest romantic mystery available in a smelling solution.”

Wolf Parade

  • Answer: Wolf Parade’s 2005 album “Apologies to the Queen Mary” was nominated for the 2006 Polaris Music Prize for best full-length Canadian album.

Matterhorn

  • Answer: “The actual Matterhorn is comparable to one thing on this planet: Old Spice Matterhorn.”

Wintersleep

  • Answer: Wintersleep won the 2008 Juno for New Group of the Year, opened for Paul McCartney and have released five albums.

Pacific Surge

  • Answer: “Even if you lit yourself on fire and stood in the blast radius of a nuclear bomb, this stuff would not stop working.”

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