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The CHOM FM L'Esprit contest takes place once a year to give independent artists a chance at winning some great prizes and, more importantly, possibly getting discovered. This year's finals took place Thursday, Aug. 16 at Montreal's Club Soda. Taking home the 2001 title was Montreal-based rockers, Moonraker.
The driving force behind the contest is CHOM's veteran radio host, TooTall, who on top of hosting the weekly all-Canadian music show Made in Canada, has worked hard at cultivating this contest since its beginning back in 1978.
"I just love discovering and looking for new talent. It's amazing, you think 'Holy Shit!' These guys are going to be big some …