Entries by Sarah

WHITEHORSE PREMIERES “WHO’S BEEN TALKIN'” VIDEO VIA GRETSCH GUITARS.

Itches, urges, dirges and scourges: welcome back to The Northern South. Whitehorse makes their return to the early days of electric blues with the second installment of a project that melds original grooves and melodies with the duo’s steamy, swampy, squalling approach. There’s foreplay, foreboding, fever and Fenders, plenty of them, from top to bottom, […]

SPLIT TOOTH NOMINATED FOR 2018 GILLER PRIZE.

Tanya Tagaq’s stunning new book, Split Tooth, hits the shelves on Tuesday, September 25, but it’s already been added to his year’s Giller Prize long list. The long list was selected by a five-member jury made up of Canadian writer and journalist Kamal Al-Solaylee(Jury Chair); playwright Maxine Bailey, who is vice-president of advancement for the […]

WHITEHORSE SHUFFLES THE DECK WITH THE NORTHERN SOUTH VOL. 2

SECOND INSTALMENT OF JUNO AWARD-NOMINATED PROJECT DEALS 1950s BLUES BOPS, HELLFIRE GOSPELS AND SEXED-UP CUTS.  LISTEN TO LEAD TRACK, HOWLIN’ WOLF’S “WHO’S BEEN TALKIN’” NOW.   Itches, urges, dirges and scourges: welcome back to The Northern South. Whitehorse makes their return to the early days of electric blues with the second instalment of a project that melds […]

Six Shooter Signs New Deal With The Orchard.

“If Six Shooter has a reputation, it is that they are straight shooters.” – Globe & Mail Photo credit to Lyle Bell.   Six Shooter Records, one of Canada’s leading independent labels and a bastion of innovative artists, announces a new direct distribution deal with The Orchard for digital and physical releases in all territories […]

FOUR ALBUMS IN FOUR MONTHS ENSIGN BRODERICK CONTINUES TO FLESH OUT HIS FASCINATING SOUND & STORY WITH ONLY LOVE REMAINS, OUT TODAY.

LISTEN HERE “There’s an abundance of strong material on the records, which feature glam tracks, new romantic-style synth-pop, string-enriched ballads, and straight-up rockers. His baritone is reminiscent of David Bowie, Scott Walker, Nick Cave, and, notably, Bryan Ferry, but has its own distinct flavor.” – Dangerous Minds Since Ensign Broderick made his solo debut with […]

THE GROWING SEASON

THE GROWING SEASON Six Shooter Records welcomes Morgan Coates as Digital Marketing Manager. Six Shooter Management brings Matt Maw on board as new Artist Management Associate.     Six Shooter Records is excited to announce that Morgan Coates and Matt Maw have joined the label and management teams in the Toronto office, effectively immediately. Morgan […]

SIX SHOOTER MANAGEMENT SIGNS BREAKOUT NORTHERN ROOTS BAND THE JERRY CANS AND INUTTITUT POP SONGWRITER RIIT.

“Nary a year-and-a-half after launching Nunavut’s first indie label…and a mere six months after doubling down on their intentions with the launch of the first-ever Nunavut Music Week in Iqaluit last September, The Jerry Cans are indeed beginning to draw ears, eyes and music-industry attention to the remarkably vital music scene that exists in isolation […]

INTERSTELLAR RODEO ANNOUNCES INTERLUDE PERFORMERS

SPOTLIGHT ON THE NORTH: 2018 INTERLUDE LINEUP HIGHLIGHTS NORTHWEST TERRITORIES AND NUNAVUT MUSIC SCENES. Interstellar Rodeo shines the light on the sounds and stories from north of the 60th parallel with this year’s Interlude performers, where artists from the Northwest Territories and Nunavut represent 50% of the Interludes lineup. Interstellar is proud to welcome Riit […]

ENSIGN BRODERICK ANNOUNCES ALBUMS RELEASE PARTY ON MAY 29TH IN TORONTO.

  Please join us as we officially welcome Ensign Broderick to Six Shooter.   On May 29, we’re throwing an Albums Release Party at Gallery 345 (345 Sorauren Ave). This special event will celebrate the release of Ensign Broderick’s mind-bogglingly expansive and intertwined first four new albums (with many more to come).   Since launching his […]

TANYA TAGAQ ANNOUNCES FIRST BOOK, SPLIT TOOTH, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 VIA VIKING CANADA.

TAGAQ AND DAMIAN ABRAHAM (FUCKED UP) UNITE IN “RUN TO THE HILLS,” IRON MAIDEN REDUX. LISTEN / SHARE “One of today’s most electric, transfixing performers in any genre.” – Rolling Stone “Tagaq goes to places in her music that few others dare to tread.” – Pitchfork “Terror, rage, ecstasy, adoration and bone-leeching sadness.” – NPR […]