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Born Ruffians: "We Made It"
Born Ruffians have announced a new full length. The record is titled Ruff and is due out October 2, 2015 on Paper Bag Records. It's the follow up to 2013's Birthmarks. They're also premiering a new song called "We Made It." You can click Read…
PS I Love You "Princess Towers"
Kingston, Ontario fuzz-rockers PS I Love You are actively gearing up for the release of their sophomore album Death Dreams, due May 8th on Paper Bag Records. The band recently recorded a live "Paper Bag Session" of "Princess Towers" which will be appearing on Death Dreams. You can click Read…
PS I Love You: "Sentimental Dishes"
Canadian Indie Rock duo PS I Love You have been gearing up for the release of Death Dreams on May 8. The album follows their critically praised 2010 debut Meet Me at the Muster Station which was long-listed for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize. Those waiting for the new record, or pethaps those who want to know what all the hype is about can…
Win tickets to see Elliott Brood in St. Catharines
Some Party: The Punknews Ontario Podcast is thrilled to launch a series of contests tonight giving you the chance to see some fantastic live acts from Ontario's burgeoning independent music scene. Today we've got a pair of tickets to see Toronto-based alt-country three piece Elliott Brood perform in St.…
Elliott Brood / The Pack A.D.
Toronto alt-country three piece Elliott Brood have announced a U.S. tour with Vancouver garage rock duo The Pack A.D.. The Ontario group will head for the U.S. west coast in late February, playing shows in Chicago, Minneapolis, Seattle, and Portland before meeting up with their tour mates in San Francisco on March 2nd. The group…
Born Ruffians with Winter Gloves, Meligrove Band (US)
Toronto's Born Ruffians are headed across the border this fall for a US tour with Winter Gloves and the Meligrove Band. The group is touring in support of their recently released sophomore album Say It.…
You Say Party! We Say Die! (US / Canada)
Vancouver dance-punk act You Say Party! We Say Die! has announced US and Canadian tour dates. The band is returning to the States for their first shows there since 2006 in March. April will see the group heading out across Canada. You Say Party! We Say Die! is supporting last year's Paper Bag…
Born Ruffians to release "Say It" in June
Toronto trio Born Ruffians will release their sophomore full length Say It on June 1st via Paper Bag Records. The album follows up 2008's acclaimed debut Red Yellow and Blue. Rusty Santos, producer of that record, returned to work with the band on the follow up,…
Paper Bag signs Josh Reichmann Oracle Band (ex-Tangiers)
Paper Bag Records has signed the Josh Reichmann Oracle Band and is giving away their new Life Is Legal EP as a free download. Josh Reichmann was formerly of Toronto garage punk act Tangiers. That act released three acclaimed full lengths, 2003's Hot New Spirits, 2004's Never Bring You Pleasure and 2005's The Family Myth. The label describes the new full act in their press release: Josh returns to music with an entirely new line up of…
You Say Party! We Say Die! (Canada)
Vancouver's You Say Party! We Say Die! are getting set to hit the road in Canada in support of their upcoming digital-only remix project Remik's Cube. The band will play shows between Victoria and Halifax from late August through the end of October. The band will be supported by labelmates Winter Gloves, as well as Quebec's Beast and Toronto's Lioness on selected dates. You Say Party! is supporting last year's full length Lose All Time. The remix album Remix Cube, which…
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