Toxic lakes, wellness clinics and mud-caked bodies: the cardinal direction of Ensign Broderick’s BloodCrush is a saline fever dream, calibrated to the cultish wraith waste vibes of California’s Imperial Valley. Inspired by pilgrimage, anti-war protests, Decca-era Stones and Smetana, BloodCrush is the first new collection from an artist who announced himself earlier in 2018 with four archival albums of […]
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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, […]
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 […]
The Wet Secrets banded together with director Jay Lawrence to create this retro shape-shifting music video for the band’s single “Give It To Me Straight.” Head over to Exclaim.ca to catch the full story and video. The Wet Secrets will be in Hamburg, Germany next week to perform at the annual Reeperbahn festival. Tickets & […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 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 […]
“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 […]
Ensign Broderick released his latest companion piece to Feast of Panthers and Beauty Nor Ashes today. Stream, buy or download Ranger here. Join us on Tuesday, May 29 for the official Ensign Broderick Albums Release Party in Toronto. Click here for tickets.
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 […]
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 […]