Mint Records

Mint Records

Official Website: http://www.mintrecs.com/

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An independent record label based out of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  Their roster includes The New Pornographers, The Smugglers, and Nomeansno side project, The Hanson Brothers.

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The Evaporators: "Busy Doing Nothing"
Nardwuar the Human Serviette has released a new video from his band The Evaporators performing the sing "Busy Doing Nothing," the title track to his upcoming new full length. Busy Doing Nothing is a Vancouver themed record which will feature the Evaporatos and a number of guests performing cover songs, new…
2012-02-22 09:00:02

The Evaporators & Andrew W.K.: "I Hate Being Late (When I'm Early)"
Nardwuar the Human Serviette has released The Evaporators new video for the song "I Hate Being Late (When I'm Early)" featuring immortal partycore rocker Andrew W.K.. The video, directed by Jason Margolis and Rob Wenzek, features footage of the musicians tearing through the University of British…
2012-01-11 11:30:01

Nardwuar and guests ready "Busy Doing Nothing"
Exclaim recently unviled details on the new project from Nardwuar the Human Serviette and his band The Evaporators. The eclectic group will be releasing a compilation album titled Busy Doing Nothing, a Vancouver themed set which will…
2011-12-02 10:00:01

The Evaporators share the stage with Andrew WK, members of Subhumans and D.O.A.
Infamous New York party-rocker Andrew WK joined Nardwuar the Human Serviette and his band the The Evaporators on stage this past Friday in Vancouver at the Mint Records XMas Party. WK performed "Party Hard", "She Is Beautiful" and "Ready To Die" with the band. Nardwuar revealed to the crowd that Andrew WK was in town to record a split 7" with the Evaporators that will feature covers of 90s Toronto garage duo the Leather Uppers and Vancouver punk veterans the…
2008-12-06 18:00:01

The Evaporators
Nardwuar the Human Serviette and his band The Evaporators have announced a handful of dates in Ontario and Quebec this October. They'll appear in Montreal as part of a Mint Records showcase at the Pop Montreal festival with Pack AD, Immaculate Machine, Buttless Chaps and Wax Mannequin. The Ottawa and Toronto shows will also feature Nardwaur's "Video Vault" of interviews he's done musicians, politicians and celebrities like Snoop Doggy Dogg, Mikhail Gorbachev, Michael Moore, Marilyn Manson, Henry Rollins, Joan…
2008-09-07 10:00:02

Novillero to release third album in September
Winnipeg indie mod-pop act Novillero has set a September 9 release date for their third album A Little Tradition. The Mint Records release is the follow-up to 2005's Aim Right For The Holes In Their Lives. You can click more for the track listing. The band, which formed in 1999, currently features vocalist / keyboardist Rod Slaughter, guitarist Sean Stevens, drummer Dave Berthiaume and bassist Grant Johnson. Multi-instrumentalist Jack Jonasson has been joining the band for live…
2008-06-28 13:30:03

The Evaporators: "Gassy Jack and Other Tales"
Vancouver's The Evaporators, the musical outlet for Canuck college radio legend and celebrity interviewer Nardwuar the Human Serviette, will release their new record Gassy Jack and Other Tales on November 6th via Mint Records. It…
2007-10-31 13:00:03

Huevos Rancheros reunite for Calgary show
The original lineup of Calgary instrumental surf / garage rock three-piece the Huevos Rancheros will reunite next Saturday in their hometown. The band will convene at the South Calgary Community Center alongside Chixdiggit, Forbidden Dimension, the Smokin 45s, and Michael Rault…
2007-05-21 11:00:02

Mint to reissue Cub and Maow records
On April 3rd Vancouver's Mint Records will reissue records from Cub and Maow. For Cub, the Lisa Marr led twee pop / cuddlecore three piece, the label is giving a second life to 1993's EP collection Betti-Cola and the `94 full length Come Out Come Out. The…
2007-03-29 14:00:02

Mint Records CMJ showcase
Mint Records has announced the lineup for their CMJ Music Marathon showcase. The Vancouver label will hold the event this coming Thursday, November 2nd at Union Hall in Brooklyn. They'll feature the Awkward Stage, Novillero, the Bicycles, and Sparrow (Jason Zumpano of mid-90s Sub Pop act Zumpano). Jason's Zumpano bandmate and current New Pornographer Carl Newman will DJ. Also, to celebrate the label's 15th anniversary the Mint catalogue, featuring acts like Neko…
2006-10-30 23:30:02

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