A Math Rock Quartet From Montreal


Howard North was a math-rock, noise band from Montreal, Canada that existed from 1993 to 1995. The band played numerous shows in Montreal and one show in Ottawa before calling it quits in 1995. The most notable shows were opening slots for Unsane, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Come, Polvo, Bliss.

Band Members

Guitar / Vocals: Ethan Holda
Guitar / Vocals: Gabriel Levine
Bass / Vocals: Harris Newman
Drums / Vocals: Jonah Brucker-Cohen

Download Our Album

Howard North MP3s (82.7 MB .ZIP)
Track Listing:

1. Gin Breeding
2. Judge Irwin is Innocent
3. Cover Your Face
4. Song #11
5. Glover
6. Instrumental
7. Havalina
8. Henry Bedwetter
9. Glaze and Swell
10. She Watch Channel Zero
11. Song #8
12. Seventy
13. Pikestaff
14. Judge Irwin is Innocent (extended cut)
15. Toreador
16. Gin Breeding
17. Gasoline

Several shows in and around Montreal and Otawa, Canada.

Random Photos

Artwork from the 3 song 7″ record:



Poster from the Cafe Campus Show with Jon Spencer Blues Explosion:

Video documentation of three shows:

Howard North show @ Cafe Campus, 1995

Howard North show @ Purple Haze, 1994

Howard North show @ Foufounes Electriques, 1995

Posters From Our Shows:

Show with Come, Foufounes Electriques, October 28, 1994.

Show with Truman’s Water, Jailhouse Rock, March 16, 1995

Show with Shotmaker, Purple Haze, March 6, 1995

Listings from papers of our shows:

Press From Mcgill Daily (1995):

Article from Hour, April 21-27, 1994:

Article from Montreal Voice (now VICE Mag), December 15, 1994:

Howard North Stickers