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Hometown: Toronto, ON (Canada)

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Tours: The Rolling Tundra Revue returns
As it went unsaid during our original announcement we'd like to note that the upcoming Weakerthans tour is in fact a return of the Rolling Tundra Revue. The cross Canada trek, which will be co-headlined by the…
December 17, 2008
Tours: FemBots detail "Calling Out"
Toronto's Fembots will release their new record Calling Out on September 16th via Weewerk. The eclectic indie folk duo of Dave MacKinnon and Brian Poirier are joined on the album by…
July 27, 2008
Tours: FemBots new record progress
Toronto duo FemBots have posted another recording update. The group, which is working on the follow up to 2005's The City, commented: Since returning to the city from our session at Cordova Lake we've been working away like mad. This generally means getting up at 8, letting the dogs out, making coffee and spending the morning writing lyrics and melodies for the previously recorded songs. By 2 or 3 in the afternoon I…
November 08, 2007
Tours: FemBots recording new album
Toronto duo FemBots have posted a recording update. The group, which is working on the follow up to 2005's The City, commented: We've just returned from a 5-day recording retreat at a cottage in the Kawartha Lakes and it feels like we've finally turned a corner with the new record. We spent the week working out band arrangements and accompaniments to the songs we've been working on with our friend Iner and his home made…
October 25, 2007
Media: Cuff The Duke: "Surging Revival"
Oshawa, Ontario's Cuff the Duke has posted the song "Surging Revival" online. You can check it out via MySpace. The song appears on the band's new full length Sidelines of the City, their third full length and follow up to 2005's self titled release. It hits stores on October 23rd via Hardwood Records, the Universal backed…
September 17, 2007
Media: Jim Bryson joins the Weakerthans for upcoming tour
Ottawa-based singer songwriter Jim Bryson has joined the Weakertans as a touring member. He'll be acting as what he describes as a "touring utility side person" for the remainder of the year. Aside from his solo career Bryson regularly plays in Kathleen Edwards' band. The Weakerthans also expanded their touring line up during the…
September 12, 2007
Media: Cuff The Duke to release "Sidelines of the City" in October
Oshawa, Ontario's Cuff the Duke have set an October 23rd release date for their upcoming third full length and follow up to 2005's self titled release. Hardwood Records, the Universal backed imprint run by Toronto singer / songwriter Paul Hayden Desser, will again be behind the release. The new record will carry the title Sidelines of the City (beating out the earlier…
August 20, 2007
Media: New Cuff the Duke record this summer
Oshawa, Ontario's Cuff the Duke were recently in the studio recording the follow up to their sophomore self titled full length. The band is planning for either a late August or early September release, but those details are still under wraps. The band's Three Gut released debut album Life Stories For Minimum Wage was reissued earlier this year via Outside Music. The label also released frontman…
June 16, 2007
Media: Weakerthans discuss upcoming album, plan Fall release
The Weakerthans have entered the studio to begin work on their next full length. Guitarist Stephen Carroll also spoke briefly about the ideas behind the record: This record is…
March 30, 2007
Media: The Weakerthans start recording next album
After months of speculation, The Weakerthans have finally confirmed that they have begun work on their next full length. The band, fronted by John K. Samson, recently began posting updates…
March 22, 2007

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