Art of the Underground has announced the signing of Windsor, Ontario quartet Orphan Choir, with a summer release on tap for the band's debut full-length. The band commented on the signing via their blog:

"Well, we've had the masters since about november, and we're happy to announce that the full length that we recorded at the end of last summer in has found a home...The CD should be out by June, and the LP should surface soon after."
Some music can be heard at the band's myspace page. They also have some tour dates coming up around their native province (along with one date in Québec) with Yesterday's Ring, Bridge and Tunnel, Junior Battles and others.
May 14, 2009Windsor, OntarioPhogw/ the Famines, High Mother
June 13, 2009Montreal, QuébecL'Escow/ Bridge and Tunnel, Whiskey Trench, Junior Battles
June 14, 2009Ottawa, OntarioMaverick'sw/ Bridge and Tunnel, Yesterday's Ring, Junior Battles
June 15, 2009Hamilton, OntarioThe Casbahw/ Bridge and Tunnel, Yesterday's Ring, Junior Battles
June 16, 2009St. Catharines, Ontario73w/ Bridge and Tunnel, Yesterday's Ring, Junior Battles
June 17, 2009Waterloo, Ontariothe Grist Millw/ Bridge and Tunnel, Wayfarer, etc.
June 18, 2009Toronto, OntarioNXNEw/ Bridge and Tunnel, Yesterday's Ring, Junior Battles
June 19, 2009London, OntarioCall The Officew/ Bridge and Tunnel, Yesterday's Ring, Junior Battles
June 20, 2009Windsor, Ontariothe Coachw/ Bridge and Tunnel, O Pioneers!!!, Junior Battles
June 28, 2009St. Catharines, OntarioSCENE fest