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TEMPLES To Headline 2017 Desert Daze Caravan

News Release from Pitch Perfect PR, January 9, 2017 - Temples, the English four-piece consisting of James Bagshaw (vocals, guitar), Tom Walmsley (bass, backing vocals), Sam Toms (drums) and Adam Smith (keys),...
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The RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY hits Montreal

From September 24 to October 28, the Red Bull Music Academy will touch down in Montreal for a deep and distinguished exploration of Canadian and international music culture, featuring events, club nights,...

SECRET CITY RECORDS: 10 years + compilation

News Release from the label, August 8, 2016 - Secret City Records is celebrating a milestone birthday this fall, marking 10 years since the release of its first album on September 26, 2006: Patrick Watson’s...
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PARQUET COURTS on Colbert Show

Two nights ago, Parquet Courts performed the song "Captive of the Sun" on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Naturally, the guys had a surprise in store. Austin Brown, who both wrote and sings "Captive,"...
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The 2016 POLARIS Music Prize Short List Revealed

News Release from Polaris, Toronto, ON – Thursday, July 14, 2016 - The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music and produced by Blue Ant Media, announced its 2016 Short List of Canadian albums...

MUSIC TASTES GOOD Festival Lineup Announced!

News Release from MTG Festival - May 9th, 2016 - The Specials, Iron & Wine, Sylvan Esso, Squeeze, De La Soul, Dr. Dog, Warpaint, Gallant, Deltron 3030 and Many More Playing! The lineup for the...
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CAT POWER narrates JANIS’s letters

News Release from MVD Entertainment Group, March 24, 2016 - The critically acclaimed, box office smash Janis: Little Girl Blue is coming to DVD on May 6th via Brooklyn-based film and TV distributor FilmRise....

Not one but two albums for ISLANDS coming up!

News Release from Redeye Distribution - January 28, 2016 - Islands will return this spring with not one, but TWO new albums on May 13. Don’t get it twisted: This is not a double album, nor is it a case of...
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Afghan Whigs’ GREG DULLI covers Bowie

News Release from Sub Pop Seattle, WA, January 19, 2016 – Beginning next month, Greg Dulli will embark on an intimate solo tour, which will see him make stops in twelve different countries for a total of 37...
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CROSS RECORD specialize in creeping rock

Pitch Perfect News Release- January 22, 2016 - “Cross Record specialize in creeping rock songs that blow in and out like storms.” — Stereogum With praise from the likes of MOJO, Uncut, Paste...
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30 years live of BAD RELIGION

On February 26th, Bad Religion will release 30 Years Live, a limited edition vinyl document of the band’s now historic 2010 live shows commemorating their 30 years as the world’s preeminent punk band. Four...
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Unheard track featuring LHASA DE SELA resurfaces

Throughout their two-decade career, Tindersticks have become known as masters of restraint and human emotion, led by the sophistication and rich baritone of Stuart Staples. On January 22nd via City Slang,...
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PonoMusic in Canada, announces NEIL YOUNG

At a press conference held in Vancouver, British Columbia today, Neil Young announced that PonoMusic, the High-Resolution music company will open for business in Canada in early December. Canadian music fans...
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JOHN CALE reworks “Music For a New Society”

M:FANS, a radical new reworking of one of John Cale's most unique and lauded solo records, the 1982 masterpiece Music For A New Society, will be released on January 22, 2016 on Double Six / Domino....
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MARROW: Exciting New Year!

This year, Marrow released their debut album, The Gold Standard, and went on tour for the first time. To celebrate, the band is sharing their new single, “Fool”, coupled with the announcement of their...
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CROSS RECORD: Awkward body contortions

Cross Record, also known as Emily Cross, has shared a video for “High Rise,” the latest track taken from her forthcoming album Wabi-Sabi, out January 29th via Ba Da Bing Records. Self-created by Cross...
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The band AL BERKOWITZ moves to London

Tempel Arts is proud to announce that Al Berkowitz will relocate to London this November to work on new music to be released in 2016. The experimental rock project commanded by producer/musician Ignacio Simón...
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20 years ago… ALANIS MORISSETTE, 20, made history

(News Release from Warner - Los Angeles) - Alanis Morissette was just a few months shy of her 20th birthday when she started recording Jagged Little Pill. This year, the legendary album has reached that same...
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Beautiful vinyl for KISKA’s debut album

(News Release from Spartan Records) - The debut self-titled album from Philadelphia's Kiska comes out everywhere on October 30th!  We've teamed up with Guitar World to premiere the brand new song...
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The first album ever recorded “off planet”!

(News Release from Warner Music Canada) - Famed Canadian astronaut, Colonel Chris Hadfield has today revealed details about his debut album, Space Sessions: Songs From a Tin Can.  With guitar and vocal tracks...
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Fierce Detroit City rockers WILSON at HEAVY MONTREAL

(News release from the band) - Detroit rockers Wilson have just released their sophomore album, "Right To Rise" last month on Razor and Tie Records.  They are proud to be on the Heavy Montreal bill on August...
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DOE PAORO: New Album due Sept. 25

(News release from Anti-Records) - “The best of what humans and machines can bring out in each other” is how NPR Music described Doe Paoro’s single “The Wind,” a meditation on urban isolation in the...
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JOHN JACOB MAGISTERY Just in Time for Osheaga

(News release from the band) - The Montreal band John Jacob Magistery has had an exciting debut year. After forming in 2014, the group immediately began turning heads. Several CHOM radio DJs quickly backed the...
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LIANNE LA HAVAS: How to be elegant and sexy

In her new clip for the song Unstoppable, to be included in her upcoming album "Blood" due to come out July 31st, 2015, English singer Lianna La Havas proves one can be sexy without showing skin nor acting...
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Here is the 2015 POLARIS Music Prize Long List

(from an article by Aaron Brophy - PolarisMusicPrize.com)  The 2015 Polaris Music Prize Long List has been published on June 16, 2015. Here is the complete list of Canadian artists that published great music...
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MOTÖRHEAD: 40 years rattling teeth, bones and ears

News Release form Warner Records - Motörhead To Release Their 22nd Studio album BAD MAGIC on August 28th 2015. In their 40th Anniversary Year, the band also announces 40th Anniversary European tour in the...
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TOM WAITS on Letterman, one last time

On May 14th, Tom Waits will make his 10th and final appearance on Late Show with David Letterman with an unreleased song. Tom first appeared with Letterman on December 21, 1983, when Dave had Late Night on...
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FATHER JOHN MISTY’s Heart-Shaped World

Father John Misty presents a lovely, alternate version of the title track of his latest album, I Love You, Honeybear, along with a new, exclusive B-side, truthfully-entitled “I’ve Never Been a Woman,” on...
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Get on the road to OSHEAGA

To celebrate its 10 year anniversary, Virgin Mobile presents Osheaga Music & Arts Festival in collaboration with Molson Canadian has decided to offer a special gift to its fans and make them live an...
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New dates and album for THE WAR ON DRUGS

The War On Drugs, the Philadelphia-based project of Adam Granduciel, is set to release their third full-length album, the beautifully sweeping Lost In The Dream, on March 18, 2014 via Secretly Canadian....
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TY SEGALL on Tour

Ty Segall takes up his mighty acoust-axe once again for a quick run of shows in June - and New York, this one's for you! Four shows in three days bouncing back and forth from Brooklyn to Manhattan, with one...