Tricot Machine

Tricot Machine was a Canadian indie pop band, active from 2005 to 2012. Originally from Trois-Rivières, Quebec, the band's core members were Catherine Leduc and Matthieu Beaumont.[1][2]

Tricot Machine
Tricot machine in 2009
Background information
OriginTrois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada
Genresindie pop
Years active2005 (2005)–2012 (2012)
LabelsGrosse Boîte
MembersCatherine Leduc
Matthieu Beaumont


Leduc and Beaumont formed Tricot Machine in 2005/ They released their self-titled debut album in 2007 on Grosse Boîte. The album was named Chanson Album of the Year at the Quebec Independent Music Awards.[3] They won a Félix Award that year for Révélation de l'année (New Artist of the Year),[1] and won the Echo Songwriting Prize (French division) for their single "L'Ours".[4]

In 2008, the duo released Tricot Machine chante et raconte 25 décembre, a Christmas-themed package comprising an EP of Christmas music and an illustrated children's book featuring an original Christmas story.[5] They followed up with their second full-length album, La prochaine étape, in 2010.[6]

Leduc announced in early 2013 that she was working on her debut solo album, slated for release in fall 2013.[1]


  • Tricot machine (2007)
  • Tricot machine chante et raconte 25 décembre (2008)
  • La prochaine étape (2010)


  1. "Catherine Leduc travaille sur un projet solo"., January 31, 2013.
  2. "Il y a 10 ans : Tricot Machine – Tricot Machine". Voir, Olivier Boisvert-Magnen 12 April 2017
  3. "Quebec Independent Music Awards (GAMIQ) Winners Announced". Exclaim!, Cam Lindsay, Sep 17, 2007
  4. "Abdominal And Tricot Machine Win ECHO Songwriting Prizes"., October 4, 2007.
  5. "Tricot Machine présente son maxi de Noël". Voir, November 5, 2008.
  6. "Prêts pour la prochaine étape"., March 13, 2010.
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