Entries by Sarah

SPLIT TOOTH VINYL AVAILABLE NOW.

  We are thrilled to offer a special vinyl edition of Tanya Tagaq’s bestselling, Giller Prize long-listed debut novel, “Split Tooth.” Our limited edition LP features poems excerpted from the audiobook, read by Tagaq. You’ll want to see the very saucy, highly NSFW cover art by Love & Rockets’ artist Jaime Hernandez, who illustrated the […]

ENSIGN BRODERICK’S “BLOODCRUSH” NOW AVAILABLE.

  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 […]

“YOU’LL WANT THEIR MUSIC IN YOUR HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS” – POPMATTERS PREMIERES A WHITEHORSE WINTER CLASSIC.

  Well, it’s only been a few hours since the Great Pumpkin vanished, but you know what that means — the Christmas onslaught is on, and that goes for holiday albums, too. Fortunately, bringing the best of season’s greetings is Whitehorse, the Toronto-based husband-and-wife duo of Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland, and you’ll want their music […]

‘SPARKLING BALLADEER’ ENSIGN BRODERICK ANNOUNCES BLOODCRUSH, A SCORCHED MEDITATION ON POWER AND FALLIBILITY, FORTY YEARS IN THE MAKING.

  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 […]

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 […]