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Tim Chaisson Announces Tour Dates in Support of New LP ‘The Other Side’, to be Released September 25, 2012 Via Bumstead

Written on August 20, 2012 at 3:50 pm, by

East coast singer-songwriter Tim Chaisson is set to release his fifth studio album nationally on September 25, 2012 via Bumstead (The Trews, Two Hours Traffic Poor Young Things) and is also pleased to announce Canadian tour dates including stops in Toronto, Montreal, Halifax, and Charlottetown in support of the new release. Recorded at Woodshed Studio  Continue Reading »

Sneaky Dee’s Unleashes More 25th Anniversary Specials and Giveaways, Debuts King’s Crown Promo Video

Written on August 17, 2012 at 11:55 am, by

In celebration their 25th year anniversary, Toronto institution Sneaky Dee’s continues to roll out the specials for customers! On the 25th of August Sneaky Dee’s will offer every special ever! Aside from that different giveaways will run throughout the day! – the first 25 people in the restaurant between 4 and 6pm on August 25th  Continue Reading »

Bumstead Announces Release Tim Chaisson’s The Other Side LP to be Released September 25, 2012

Written on August 7, 2012 at 11:12 am, by

Fans of golden-voiced PEI singer-songwriter Tim Chaisson will be happy to hear that the young performer is releasing a brand new album (his fifth) on September 25th! Following up 2009′s Broken Hearted Beat, Chaisson’s new album The Other Side, promises to deliver an intimate and heartfelt listening experience, one that Chaisson has already become well-known for in  Continue Reading »

Sneaky Dee’s Concert Listings

Written on August 7, 2012 at 10:50 am, by

Upcoming shows at Sneaky Dee’s August 2012 Sneaky Dee’s is also on Twitter (@TheSneakyDees) and Facebook (http://facebook.com/thesneakydees) Follow and Like us for exclusive giveaways! August is going to be a hot one! Summer is in full swing and we have some of the best shows happening this month! With hot and wild dance parties, special  Continue Reading »

Coffee Shop Project August 2012: Pick of the Month – Jon Bryant

Written on August 1, 2012 at 4:28 pm, by

We may have hit the halfway mark of summer but have no fear, there’s always room for more great summer tunes! This month’s Coffee Shop Project Pick Of The Month is care of Halifax’s Jon Bryant. Perfect for a lazy day in the sunshine, Jon Bryant‘s effortlessly smooth, beautiful and soulful songwriting will transport you to a  Continue Reading »

Jägermeister Hits Heavy T.O. and Heavy MTL Festivals in Full Force

Written on August 1, 2012 at 4:22 pm, by

Heavy metal fans from across Canada are converging at Downsview Park in Toronto and Montreal’s Parc Jean-Drapeau on August 11th-12th for HeavyT.O./MTL! This two-day festival features an incredible line-up of hard rock and heavy metal artists including System of a Down, Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, Deftones as well as Jägermeister sponsored Diemonds, Dance Laury Dance and So Sick Social  Continue Reading »

Sneaky Dee’s Celebrates #SD25!!!

Written on July 23, 2012 at 3:05 pm, by

Hill and the Sky Heroes Join Toronto Queer Beer Festival Lineup, July 26, 2012

Written on July 20, 2012 at 12:30 pm, by

Hill & the Sky Heroes are adding one more show to their busy summer schedule. On Thursday, July 26th, the band will take part in Toronto’s Queer Beer Festival at Bandshell Park on the Canadian National Exhibition grounds. The stellar lineup for the day will also feature Uh Huh Her, Men and The Cliks. This  Continue Reading »

Toronto’s Papermaps Announce Release of New EP ‘Inferior Ghost’

Written on July 17, 2012 at 3:17 pm, by

Toronto indie rock pride and joy Papermaps are releasing some much anticipated new material next month! On August 14th the band will digitally release their new EP Inferior Ghost two weeks in advance of the physical release. CD and vinyl copies will hit retail on August 28, the same day that the band perform at  Continue Reading »

Hill and the Sky Heroes Announce July/August Residency at the Drake Hotel

Written on July 16, 2012 at 1:53 pm, by

Fresh off the release of their debut album, Hill & the Sky Heroes are announcing a residency at the Drake Hotel lounge in Toronto with performances every Tuesday night now through August. This summer has already been a flurry of activity for Toronto’s one and only alien surf rock outfit. The North by Northeast showcases were packed wall-to-wall,  Continue Reading »

AB July 2012 Client Listings – feat: Hill & the Sky Heroes, Ben Caplan, Papermaps, Paper Lions, and more

Written on July 12, 2012 at 10:20 am, by

Hey friends, The first half of summer festival season has been hectic, but it went off without a hitch and we can’t wait to rock the second half! From local residencies and festivals to European tours, our artists will be closing the summer season with a bang. Edgefest is only days away! The Balconies will  Continue Reading »

Toronto Institution Sneaky Dee’s Announces New ‘Cactus in the Valley” Nachos Inspired and Curated by International Recording Artist Lights

Written on July 11, 2012 at 11:28 am, by

Sneaky Dee’s and Canadian musician Lights are teaming up to present a special nacho dish, appropriately named “Cactus In The Valley”, exclusively available at Sneaky Dee’s in downtown Toronto! After the successful Cancer Bats nacho collaboration, the Destroyer, Sneaky Dee’s is excited to unleash yet another artist created dish. After the debut of Lights’ second studio album, Siberia, in October 2011, and a Juno  Continue Reading »

Crystalyne Added to Vans Warped Tour Line-up in Toronto on July 15 at The Flats/Molson Amphitheatre

Written on July 10, 2012 at 5:25 pm, by

This coming Sunday, July 15th, Crystalyne will join an all-star line-up for Vans Warped Tour in Toronto! The city’s own pop-punk four-piece will play alongside festival headliners Taking Back Sunday, Anti Flag, Yellowcard and many more at North America’s biggest and best concert tour. Crystalyne is fresh off the release of their Navigate EP. The  Continue Reading »

Brooklyn By Way of France’s Sydney Wayser Announces Showcases in Toronto and Montreal

Written on July 9, 2012 at 8:16 pm, by

Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Sydney Wayser has her sights set on Canada this August with showcases lined up in both Montreal and Toronto. Fresh off a tour with Blitzen Trapper and the US and France release of her third studio album Bell Choir Coast earlier this year, Wayser is excited to finally bring her eclectic and powerful  Continue Reading »

Ben Caplan Continues Non-Stop Touring, Launches PledgeMusic Campaign for ‘Conduit’ Music Video

Written on July 5, 2012 at 9:09 am, by

This summer and into the fall, Ben Caplan will be skipping the pool in favour of continuing his extensive world tour. This summer sees him playing more shows and festivals in Canada, the US, and Germany. Come fall, he will continue on European shores for dates in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, the UK, and  Continue Reading »

Edgefest 2012 Media Accreditation

Written on July 3, 2012 at 6:04 pm, by

Heads up, media friends! The media accreditation application deadline for Edgefest 2012 is Friday, July 6, 2012! Please send an e-mail to emy (at) audioblood (dot) com with information about the outlet and personnel you are applying for. Thanks so much! See you at Downsview Park on July 14!

Montreal Folk Artist JF Robitaille Announces Toronto Residency in August

Written on July 3, 2012 at 10:04 am, by

After a whirlwind start to 2012 with an eastern Canadian tour and festival showcases at CMW, NXNE and SCENE Fest, the Montreal singer-songwriter is ready to set down some roots in Toronto. The residency coincides with the Supermarkets “Wednesdays Go Pop” series to feature new guests each night. When it comes to the music industry,  Continue Reading »

FREE #SublimeSummer Mixtape by the Soul Proprieter!

Written on July 2, 2012 at 11:33 pm, by

Just click on this picture, like the Facebook page, and enjoy your new favourite summer mix.

Sharp Magazine Presents: A Peroni With The Balconies

Written on June 27, 2012 at 12:48 pm, by

Check out this awesome interview with The Balconies in Sharp Magazine! For the full interview or if you just don’t want to read, here’s a link to the video! http://sharpformen.com/culture/a-peroni-with-the-balconies-at-the-yukon-in-toronto/

The Balconies Announce Slew of Summer Festivals and Dates with The Aggrolites

Written on June 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm, by

Crowd favourites The Balconies are back on the road this summer with a slew of summer festivals in both Canada and the United States, including Summerfest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin this week, and Edgefest at Downsview Park in Toronto on July 14th. The trio will also be supporting Los Angeles-based group The Aggrolites for three dates this August,  Continue Reading »