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ELLIOTT BROOD RE-RELEASE REMASTERED DEBUT WITH ADDED SONGS FOR 10TH ANNIVERSARY!

2013.10.21

 
To celebrate their 10th year anniversary Toronto based trio Elliott BROOD re-mastered their debut as well as added three additional songs to create TIN TYPE II - Enjoy!-
 
Elliott BROOD call their music Death Country – dark, gritty folk music built around whiskey-drenched vocals and lyrics evoking images of love, loss and murder. In their soul-thumping bluegrass songs, banjo keeps time to a strange and chunky angular stomp, with vicious Kentucky-hardcore acoustic guitar and somber, achingly confessional vocal harmonies.

 
TIN TYPE II - Track Listing:

1. Bowling Green 2:30 
2. Oh Alberta 2:50 
3. Edge Of Town 2:49 
4. Only At Home 2:16
5. Cadillac Dust 3:14 
6. Riding In Time 4:01
7. The Trail 4:17 
8. Rusty Nail 3:12 
9. Cranes 4:53

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(weewerk) contact = Phil Klygo phil [at] weewerk [dot] com

2013.09.18

thanks! 

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Tony Dekker of Great Lake Swimmers Releases Solo Album and Announces Canadian Tour

2013.09.06

 

  

Songwriter Tony Dekker is taking a short break from fronting his critically acclaimed band Great Lake Swimmers to release a solo album called Prayer of the Woods, which will be released on October 8 in North America and is available for pre-order now on https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/prayer-of-the-woods/id684994419?s=143455 (available in Europe/UK/GSA in November).

Prayer of the Woods
, which Dekker refers to as a “musical interlude” between Great Lake Swimmers albums, features 10 tracks: 8 new and original songs as well as covers of "Land of the Glass Pinecones" by '80s new wave act Human Sexual Response and "Carefree Highway" by Gordon Lightfoot.

Preview tracks from the album at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68YHj6LW7Ks&feature=youtu.be 

Tony Dekker has announced tour dates in Canada this fall to support the upcoming album release. See below for full tour listing. 

 
Tony Dekker will also be going with WWF-Canada (World Wildlife Fund) on a trip this month to the Great Bear region on the north coast of British Columbia. The Great Bear is a Canadian ecological treasure, one of the richest and most spectacular ecosystems on earth and home to the rare white Spirit Bear.
 
For the past year, it has been at the centre of a high profile national debate about the Northern Gateway Project that proposes to build twin oil pipelines from Alberta through the Great Bear, and transport oil across B.C. coastal waters. Tony Dekker is a WWF supporter and advocates for the protection of the region as a Canadian for the Great Bear.
 

Tony Dekker Tour Dates:
 
Thu, September 26 –North Bay ON @ Voyager Inn
Fri, September 27 –Sault Ste. Marie ON @ Cafe Nutura
Sat, September 28 –Thunder Bay ON @ Finlandia Hall
Sun, September 29 –Winnipeg MB @ Folk Exchange
Tues, October 1 –Bruno SK @ The Bruno Arts Bank
Wed, October 2 –Regina SK @ The Artful Dodger Café
Fri, October 4 –Canmore AB @ Communitea Café
Mon, October 7 –Kelowna BC @ Streaming Café
Tues, October 8 –Vancouver BC @ Chapel Arts
Wed, October 9 –Vancouver BC @ Chapel Arts
Sat, October 12 –Slocan BC @ Little Slocan Lodge
Wed, October 16 –Saskatoon SK @ The Bassment
Mon, October 21 –Sharbot Lake ON @ Sharbot Lake Country Inn
Tues, October 22 –Wakefield QC @ Black Sheep Inn
Thu, October 23 –Montreal QC @ Le Cagibi
Sat, October 26 –Halifax NS @ St. Matthew’s United Church – HALIFAX POP EXPLOSION
Sun, October 27 –Miramichi NB @ The Miramichi’s Home Concert
  
Please visit: http://www.greatlakeswimmers.com/shows/  for more details.

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THE BURNING HELL RELEASE! "PEOPLE" - in stores April 16th

2013.04.09

Reviews for PEOPLE

http://thescope.ca/music/grown-ups-by-the-burning-hell 

http://t.co/KEgFOGwNDn   

http://t.co/GDsjYKA1fl

CANADIAN TOUR DATES: 

13.04. St. John's - Rocket (w/ Nick Ferrio)
24.04. Mount Stewart (PEI) - Trailside (w/ Nick Ferrio)
25.04. Sackville - Legion (w/ Nick Ferrio & The Highest Order)
26.04. Fredericton - Capitol (w/ The Floogs & The Highest Order)
27.04. Halifax - Company House ((w/ Nick Ferrio and Mike O'Neill)
29.04. Toronto - Silver Dollar (w/ Eons and Nick Ferrio)
30.04. Peterborough - Garnet (w/ Nick Ferrio)
01.05. Ottawa - Raw Sugar (w/ Nick Ferrio and Catriona Sturton)
02.05. Montreal - Casa del Popolo (w/ Nick Ferrio and BW Brandes)

EUROPEAN TOUR DATES:


05.05. Arlon - Les Aralunaires Festival
06.05. Hannover - Sturmglocke
07.05. Berlin - Z-Bar (World Record documentary film screening only!)
08.05. Berlin - Grüner Salon
09.05. Bernburg an der Saale - Hotel Wien
10.05. Wiesbaden - Kreativfabrik
11.05. Trogen - Viertel-Festival
12.05. Bern - Rössli
13.05. Zürich - BoschBar
14.05. Saarbrücken - Sparte 4
15.05. Nürnberg - Hemdendienst
16.05. Halle - Ludwigstraße 37
17.05. Dresden - Ost-Pol
18.05. Erfurt - Franz Mehlhose (w/ Susie Asado)
19.05. Augsburg - Hempels
21.05. Dillenburg - Erbse
22.05. Aachen - Hotel Europa
23.05. Köln - Die Wohngemeinschaft
24.05. Karlsruhe - Kohi
25.05. Geislingen - Seemühle
27.05. Paris - Le Pop In
28.05. Nancy - Le Quai'son
29.05. Freiburg - Swamp
30.05. Mannheim - 7er Club
31.05. Crailsheim - Jugendzentrum
01.06. Nürtingen - Provisorium
02.06. Tübingen - Plattform Festival
04.06. Innsbruck - Café Galerie
05.06. Timelkam - Farm
06.06. Bratislava - LOFT Club
07.06. Wien - Haus der Musik
08.06. Zagreb - tba
09.06 - 15.06. Italy - tba
16.06. Munich - innen.außen.raum
18.06. Darmstadt - Zucker
19.06. Trier - Exhaus
20.06. Rees-Haldern - Haldern Pop Bar
21.06. Lauenau - Kesselhaus
22.06. Northeim - Alte Brauerei
23.06. Essen - Goldbar
24.06. Osnabrück - Café Mojo
25.06. Lübeck - Blauer Engel
28.06. Kiel - AStA-Festival

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GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS DEBUT IS 1O!

2013.03.05

"Since late 2002, Phil Klygo and I had been putting on small art and music shows in our apartment, and he brought me a beautiful demo by a shy young guy named Tony. Tony wasn’t having any luck finding a label to release it, but I thought it was one of the most perfect packages of music I’d ever heard, so I suggested to Phil that we help him out. We weren’t a record label, just a couple people who wanted to help someone put his beautiful stuff out into the world. That decision spawned the tiny mom-and-pop record label (weewerk), and was the beginning of a relationship with Tony Dekker and the evolving entity that is Great Lake Swimmers." - Germaine Koh 


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THE BURNING HELL RELEASE! "PEOPLE"

2013.02.26

        The Burning Hell's sixth album, People, was recorded in Berlin in 2012 while most good citizens were watching the Euro Cup. As the title suggests, this record is about different kinds of people: Amateur Rappers, Holidaymakers, Realists and Barbarians all make an appearance, among others, in uptempo, wordy story-songs that dig into the details of the folks they represent.

        People will be co-released on April 16 by (weewerk) and Headless Owl Records, on CD and limited-edition LP. In Europe the album will be simultaneously released by BB Island.

      The Burning Hell is the alter-ego of songwriter and ukulele-slinger Mathias Kom. Loosely based in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, The Burning Hell has toured across various continents since 2007, playing everywhere from festivals to bars to living rooms - and once even a mental asylum in rural France. In 2012 the band broke an unofficial world record, playing 10 shows in 10 countries in 24 hours. The Burning Hell has garnered acclaim for their hyperactive live shows and their caustic yet sincere lyrics, believing as they do that songs about the inevitability of death can also be fun to dance to.

"PEOPLE" RELEASE TOUR DATES

KANADA

13.04. St. John's - Rocket (w/ Nick Ferrio)
24.04. Mount Stewart (PEI) - Trailside (w/ Nick Ferrio)
25.04. Sackville - Legion (w/ Nick Ferrio & The Highest Order)
26.04. Fredericton - Capitol (w/ The Floogs & The Highest Order)
27.04. Halifax - Company House ((w/ Nick Ferrio and Mike O'Neill)
29.04. Toronto - Silver Dollar (w/ Eons and Nick Ferrio)
30.04. Peterborough - Garnet (w/ Nick Ferrio)
01.05. Ottawa - Raw Sugar (w/ Nick Ferrio and Catriona Sturton)
02.05. Montreal - Casa del Popolo (w/ Nick Ferrio and BW Brandes)

EUROPE TOUR DATES - Please visit www.wearetheburninghell.com


 

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GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS RETURN TO EUROPE – ANNOUNCE NOVEMBER TOUR DATES!

2012.09.18

Great Lake Swimmers will be back in Europe this November to continue to promote their April released full length “NEW WILD EVERYWHERE”.

Fellow Canadian band Dusted, Brian Brocherdt of Holy Fuck’s new outfit, is confirmed support for the whole tour.

GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS – EUROPE TOUR DATES with Dusted:
Nov 15 - Dresden (D) @ Beatpol
Nov 16 - Berlin (D) @ Magnet Club
Nov 17 - Copenhagen (DK) @ KB18
Nov 18 - Stockholm (S) @ Debaser
Nov 19 - Oslo (N) @ Blaa Oslo
Nov 21 - Aarhus (DK) @ Voxhall
Nov 22 - Hamburg (D) @ Molotow
Nov 23 - Göttingen (D) @ Apex
Nov 24 - Nijmegen (NL) @ Merleyn
Nov 25 - Haarlem (NL) @ Patronaat
Nov 26 - Bush Hall – London (UK)
Nov 28 - Dublin (EIR) @ Button Factory (+ Shearwater)
Nov 29 - Glasgow (UK) @ Art School
Nov 30 - Manchester (UK) @ Night & Day
Dec 01 - Bristol (UK) @ Start The Bus
Dec 02 - Brussels (B) @ Botanique ‘Autumn Falls Festival’
Dec 03 - Köln (D) @ Blue Shell
Dec 06 - Barcelona (ES) @ Primavera Club

For more details please visit: http://www.toutpartout.be/Artists/Great_Lake_Swimmers

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TONIGHT SEP 6! catl doc premiers at Toronto Independent Film Festival!

2012.09.06

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THE BURNING HELL BURN THROUGH EUROPE!

2012.05.02

THE BURNING HELL has one heck of a European tour upcoming, along with friends like Nick Ferrio and His Feelings, MoreEats, and more. In June, they will start recording their new album in Berlin. Then in July, they will drive way up north, as the song goes:

For current updates please visit www.wearetheburninghell.com 

Here are the tour dates so far:  

May 3 - Baron, Mainz DE (w/ Nick Ferrio and Ben Hermanski)
May 4 - Kesselhaus, Hanover DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
May 5 - Marie Antoinette, Berlin DE (w/ Royalchord)
May 6 - Woodstock, Erfurt, DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
May 7 - Franzis, Wetzlar DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
May 8 - BarCelona, Siegen DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
May 9 - Bahía de Cochinos, Castrop Rauxel, DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
May 10 - King Georg, Köln DE
May 11 - Salon Noir, Frankfurt, DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
May 12 - Der Bock, Mannheim, DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
May 13 - Nürtingen @ Provisorium (w/ Nick Ferrio)
May 14 - Portier, Winterthur CH (w/ MoreEats)
May 15 - Henrici, Zürich CH (w/ MoreEats)
May 16 - Brasserie du Chateau, Lausanne, CH (w/ MoreEats)
May 17 - Pantographe, Moutier, CH (w/ MoreEats)
May 18 - Trou Noir, Vaduz, LI (w/ Nick Ferrio)
May 19 - Viertel, Trogen CH (w/ MoreEats)
May 20 - Alte Post, Schaan, LI (Pilot to Bombardier)
May 21 - Crailsheimer Jugendzentrum, Crailsheim, DE (w/ Pilot to Bombardier)
May 22 - Zwölfzehn, Stuttgart DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
May 23 - Wilhelma, Tübingen DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
May 24 - Hemdendienst, Nürnberg DE (w/ Nick Ferrio and Pilot to Bombardier)
May 25 - Hempels, Augsburg DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
May 26 - Das Veilchen, Graz AU
May 27 - Rhiz, Vienna AU
May 29 - Hlava 22, Bratislava, SK (w/ Nick Ferrio)
May 30 - Troika, Brno, CZ (w/ Nick Ferrio, Urband and Chris Barickman)
May 31 - 007, Prague, CZ
June 1 - Stille Post, Görlitz, DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
June 2 - Ostpol, Dresden DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
June 3 - Hotel Wien, Bernburg DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
June 4 - Apex, Göttingen DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
June 5 - BarCelona, Wuppertal DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
June 6 - BarCelona, Oldenburg DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
June 7 - Astra Stube, Hamburg DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
June 8 - Des Geigers Rätsel, Leipzig, DE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
June 28/29/30 - Fusion Festival, Lärz DE
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July 12: Mitt Andra Hem, Göteborg SE (w/ Nick Ferrio)
July 13: Oslo, TBA
July 19: Brønnøysund Rootsfestivalen, Brønnøysund, NO
July 20 & 21: Bukta Festival, Tromsø, NO
July 23: 45 Special, Oulu FI (w/ Nick Ferrio)
July 27: Kuudes Aisti Festivaali @ Siltanen, Helsinki, FI  

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GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS' 5TH ALBUM "NEW WILD EVERYWHERE" OFFICIALLY OUT TODAY!

2012.04.03

Congratulations to GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS on another mighty fine album release!

NEW WILD EVERYWHERE is the first full length album recorded in a proper studio, that being the wonderful REVOLUTION RECORDINGS located in Toronto's East end.

Great Lake Swimmers celebrate the release with an InStore performance in Toronto at SONIC BOOM RECORDS at 6:00pm tonight! (Tues, April 3rd).

Great Lake Swimmers will be in Montreal on Thursday, April 5th, for a short InStore performance at SOUTH CENTRAL STORE at 5:30pm and then have a Concert performance at L'ASTRAL later the same night. THE KINDNESS KILLERS open the show at L'Astral.

Then off to Europe the rest of April, before heading out for a May tour of Canada and United States.

Check out all the tour dates and more on the band's NEW WEBSITE www.greatlakeswimmers.com

Cheers Phil!

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THE BURNING HELL ON TOUR WITH STANLEY BRINKS & FRESCHARD

2012.02.27

The Burning Hell is heading off in the summer of 2012 for their most extensive European tour yet, during which a baker’s dozen worth of countries will be performed in, a new album will be recorded, and a world record will be broken.

But before they do all that, The Burning Hell is starting things off with a short tour of favourite haunts in Eastern Canada, including stops in St. John’s, Halifax, Sackville, Toronto, Montreal, Wakefield and Peterborough.Joining the Burning Hell on this tour will be the fabulous Freschard, a Berlin-based songwriter of French extraction, and the legendary Stanley Brinks (fka André Herman Düne of Herman Düne fame).

After leaving Herman Düne in 2006, Stanley Brinks relocated to Berlin, where he has continued to record and release music under the names André Herman Düne and Stanley Brinks, and with Kreuzberg Museum (with frequent collaborator Freschard). This will be Freschard and Stanley Brinks’ first tour of Canada, starting with a special appearance at the Lawnya Vawnya festival in St. John’s.

The Burning Hell has released five albums on Toronto’s Weewerk Records, touring extensively all the while. Driven by the baritone voice and ukulele of songwriter Mathias Kom, the band is an entertaining dance party of solemn songs about death, babies, animals and famous conferences.

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"Mathias Kom is one of Canada’s most underrated lyricists. Even the Burning Hell’s most celebratory songs are infused with a caustic, bittersweet wit that makes you smirk. Not an easy balance to pull off." - NOW Magazine, July 2011
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THE BURNING HELL, STANLEY BRINKS & FRESCHARD CANADIAN TOUR DATES
April 14 - The Ship, St. John’s (The Burning Hell w/ Baby Eagle)
April 19-22 - Stanley Brinks & Freschard at Lawnya Vawnya festival. St. John’s
April 24 - The Company House, Halifax NS
April 25 - The Legion, Sackville NB
April 26 - Lee’s Palace, Toronto ON
April 27 - Casa Del Popolo, Montreal QC
April 28 - The Black Sheep Inn, Wakefield QC
April 29 - The Montreal House, Peterborough ON

MORE INFORMATION, PRESS, VIDEOS etc. AVAILABLE AT www.wearetheburninghell.com

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CATL. TO RELEASE NEW LP APRIL 13!

2012.02.26

catl. & (weewerk) are gonna rock your socks off with the third long-playing album from this slamming ‘rhythm & blues’ trio, ‘soon this will all be gone’! The Toronto-based band spent last summer piecing together their latest little number from two exotic locales. First, huddled in the chicken slaughterhouse that is Detroit’s Ghetto Recorders, with the amicable/surly ear of Jim Diamond. Then back in Toronto for a scorching session helmed by Jeff McMurrich at 6 Nassau, in the caring yet grubby embrace of Kensington Market. Both engineers figured heavily in the bands’ first two sonically satisfying releases.

On this latest record, catl. invited three ‘special- guest’ harmonica players; Texas bluesman Harmonica Shah, Danny Kroha (The Gories, Demolition Doll Rods) and our city's very own Pete Ross (The Speaking Tongues) to join in. Also, not to be overlooked, are the soothing vocal harmonies of Dani Nash (The Pining) - a true giant in our hearts.

Recently anointed time-keeper Andrew Moszynski (The Deadly Snakes) allows the band to get out on the road, so in 2012 we’re bringing the dance-party beat to a town near you! Whether you call it ‘rhythm and blues’, ‘rock and roll’ or simply ‘dance music’, it’s gonna make you jump up, drink up and grind down!

www.catl.bandcamp.com

CATALOGUE No. weewerk040
RELEASE DATES: April 3 on Digital / April 13 onVinyl LP

SIDE A: - SIDE B:
1. Kassie Jones (Intro) - 1. He’ll Make A Way
2. Gold Tooth Shine - 2. 5 Miles
3. Talk Too Much Blues - 3. Cocaine
4. Gotta Thing for You - 4. Get Outta My Car
5. Cinderblocks - 5. Goodnight, Irene (Outro)

Record release shows:
April 13 - Toronto ON @ Parts & Labour
April 14 - Toronto ON @ Sonic Boom Records - InStore 3:00pm
April 14 - Toronto ON @ Dakota Tavern - Early Show 6:00pm-9:00pm
May 04 - Hamilton ON @ Casbah Lounge
May 12 - London ON @ Call The Office

“One of the most exciting blues acts on the Toronto scene in years .” – NOW Magazine

“These Torontonians’ rough-hewn scuzz-blues joints and pained acoustic laments make you wanna gulp down a 26er of Wild Turkey, sweat buckets and put your fist through something. Unhinged fun.” – B. Rayner, Toronto Star

catl.: vocals, guitar; SarahK.: vocals, organ, percussion, accordion, piano, drums; Andrew Moszynski: drums
*Johnny LaRue: Drums on this record

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GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS RETURN TO QUEBEC WITH A PAIR OF SHOWS IN NOVEMBER

2011.09.29


Tony Dekker and his Great Lake Swimmers return to WAKEFIELD to play one of his favourite venues THE BLACK SHEEP INN on Saturday, November 5th for a special matinee show. Great Lake Swimmers will then showcase at FESTIVAL DIAPASON in LAVAL on Sunday, November 6th, headling a concert at MASON DES ARTS.

Tour Dates:

Nov 5
Black Sheep Inn in Wakefield,QC
All Ages - Matinee - Doors at 2:30pm
GLS Set time: 5:00pm
$20.00 Advance / $5.00 Students
www.theblacksheepinn.com

Nov 6
Festival Diapason at Maison Des Arts in Laval, QC
All Ages - Doors at 7:30pm
Billed with: Terra Lightfoot
$20.00 Advance / $25.00 Door
www.festivaldiapason.com

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GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS PLAY IN GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA TONIGHT!

2011.09.16

Great Lake Swimmers play in Grand Marais, Minnesota tonight for MOUNTAIN STAGE at the NORTH HOUSE FOLK SCHOOL. www.mountainstage.org/mtnstagelive.aspx
All Ages
$20.00 - $50.00 Ticket Scaling
Along with: Tim O'Brien, Kathy Mattea, Jon Vezner & Sally Barris.

 

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NOW MAGAZINE LOVES THE BURNING HELL!

2011.07.15

THE BURNING HELL - Flux Capacitor (weewerk)

Disc Review By Richard Trapunski - NOW Rating 4 out of 5
http://www.nowtoronto.com/music/discs.cfm?content=181764

Mathias Kom is one of Canada’s most underrated lyricists. Even the Burning Hell’s most celebratory songs are infused with a caustic, bittersweet wit that makes you smirk. Flux Capacitor is his first overtly autobiographical album (the first song, in fact, is called My Name Is Mathias) and features deadpan, conversational tales about early development, false moralizing and the perils of nostalgia.

Sounds like heavy material, but it’s deployed with a light touch. Even introspective ukulele ballads like the delicate Report Card are undercut by lyrical winks: “Here is my sensitive side / this is my underbelly.” Elsewhere, Kom’s newly assembled band (he recently relocated from Peterborough to St. John’s) beefs up the arrangements with upbeat horns, violins and percussion. It all amounts to a skewed cabaret-pop escapade as fun as it is sad. Not an easy balance to pull off.

Top track: Nostalgia

THE BURNING HELL play the Tranzac in Toronto on July 29, with Tony Dekker & The Pining.

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GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS PREPARE TO RECORD AT REVOLUTION RECORDING & TONY DEKKER SOLO SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT

2011.06.26

Great Lake Swimmers will begin recording their follow up to 2009's Juno and Polaris nominated album LOST CHANNELS in Toronto this summer at the superb Revolution Recording.

Songwriter Tony Dekker will grace a few stages this summer performing solo shows as well as joining an all-star cast of musicians to showcase the National Parks Project on Canada Day.

Here are the details:

July 1 - Gatineau QC @ ElectriQ Stage in Jacques-Cartier Park http://www.littleurl.net/38a69d
Special Concert at 8:30pm for The National Parks Project, featuring Tony Dekker, Andre Ethier, Casey Mecija(Ohbijou), Daniela Gesundheit (Snowblink), Don Kerr, Graham Van Pelt (Miracle Fortress), Laura Barrett, Paul Aucoin (The Hylozoists) & Rebecca Foon (Thee Silver Mount Zion). http://www.facebook.com/nationalparksproject

July 29 - Toronto @ The Tranzac - Main Hall w/ The Burning Hell & The Pining. (Tony Dekker solo)

August 12 - Hamilton @ Casbah, opening for A Northern Chorus & Snailhouse (Tony Dekker solo)

Additional Great Lake Swimmers shows this summer:

Friday, August 5, 2011 as part of Wolfe Island Music Festival in Kingston, ON. LAKE ONTARIO WATERKEEPER Presents: GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS In Concert @ The Town Hall / with The Weather Station www.wolfeislandmusicfestival.com www.waterkeeper.ca

Thursday, August 25, 2011 - The Ark in Ann Arbor, MI
All Ages / $14.00 Advance, Day-of-Show (Plus $1.00 Facility Fee)
Set time: 8:00PM - 9:15PM theark.org

Friday, August 26, 2011 - SPACE in Evanston, IL
All Ages / $12.00 Advance, $15.00 Day-of-Show, $22.00 Reserved
Set time: 9:00PM - 10:15PM evanstonspace.com

Saturday, August 27, 2011 - 46th Orton Park Festival in Madison, WI
All Ages / Free, non-ticketed event
Set time: 7:00PM - 8:30PM marquette-neighborhood.org

Sunday, August 28, 2011 - The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI
18+ / $10.00 Advance, $12.00 Day-of-Show
Set time: 10:00PM - 11:15PM fusionshows.com

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PETER THE PAINTER - a trio of paintings - LITTLE KREUZBERG!

2011.06.22

LITTLE KREUZBERG! PRESENTS:

PETER THE PAINTER - a trio of paintings -

Pictures taken at Toronto, Ontario, Kanada - June 22, 2011
at a Gallery called LITTLE KREUZBERG!

If interested they are for sale: Modest Pricing For A Modest Man!

info at weewerk dot com

Sweet!

 

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THE BURNING HELL: FLUX CAPACITOR - WESTERN TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT

2011.06.21

After a wild European tour the first half of this summer, THE BURNING HELL return to Western Canada to celebrate their new album FLUX CAPACITOR, released by (weewerk) on May 31st.
With close to a staggering 75 live shows under their belts since the start of May, MATHIAS KOM and his co-horts will be in fine form as they showcase at several key festivals and at a series of club shows with WAX MANNEQUIN.
The Toronto show will be a special (weewerk) presents show alongside label mate TONY DEKKER of GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS.


TOUR DATES:

July 15-16-17 in Vancouver, BC @ Vancouver Folk Music Festival
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uly 20 in Edmonton, AB @ Haven Social Club (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 21 in Saskatoon, SK @ Amigos (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 22 in Brandon, MB @ Brandon Folk Festival
July 26 in Regina, SK @ O'Hanlon's (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 27 in Calgary, AB @ Marquee Room (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 29 in Toronto, ON @ Tranzac Club (w/ Tony Dekker)
July 30 in Sackville, NB @ Sappyfest

What folks are saying about FLUX CAPACITOR:

"Kom records swarthy urban folk songs...His latest record, Flux Capacitor is like an all-ages dance party in a hall that doubles as a viewing room for a wise-cracking undertaker who still thinks about the dog he had when he was 10." - GLOBE & MAIL
"Flux Capacitor takes the cake as The Burning Hell's most joyous album...skewed, ramshackle pop, while acoustic guitar, horns and violins step to the forefront." - CHARTattack
"Every song on the album is uniquely beautiful...lyrics are charmingly clever and blatantly autobiographical. Flux Capacitor is one of the greatest albums I’ve heard in quite a while." - THE SCOPE
"This album is like a house party on your eardrums." - ZUNIOR DAVE
"With Flux Capacitor, The Burning Hell present innocence and experience as a jazzy cabaret, allowing us to kick up our heels and drink to the glories of DeLoreans and scrunchies, the better to drown our grown-up cares." - SOUND ON THE SOUND

About FLUX CAPACITOR - (weewerk)039:
(LP format available this Summer)
With FLUX CAPACITOR the Burning Hell's singer, songwriter and ukulele-slinger MATHIAS KOM presents a collection of danceable songs about aging, the late 1980s, big bushy beards and pet euthanasia. And pirates! Now mostly based in St. Johns', Newfoundland, Mathias is excited to share this newest incarnation of The Burning Hell with the world on a far-ranging album release tour throughout Europe and Canada. Recorded and Produced by James Anderson in Newfoundland; Mixed by James Anderson at 6 Nassau in Toronto; Mastered by Harris Newman in Montreal.

Featuring: Mathias Kom (vocals, ukulele), Natasha Hartery (baritone saxophone),
John Duff (trombone), Darren 'Boobie' Browne (guitar), Ariel Sharratt (clarinet),
Alison Corbett (violin) & Jake Nicoll (percussion).

Track Listing: 1. My Name Is Mathias; 2. Nostalgia; 3. Like An Anvil; 4. Bedtime Stories; 5. Report Card; 6. Let Things Slip Away; 7. Pirates; 8. Kings Of The Animal Kingdom; 9. One Works Days, One Works Nights; 10. Stroke Of Genius; 11. Early Bird; 12. Stroke Of Genius (Reprise) **on Digital Release Only

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MATHIAS KOM OF THE BURNING HELL IN THE GLOBE AND MAIL TODAY!

2011.06.13

MATHIAS KOM talks about his new album FLUX CAPACITOR: http://www.littleurl.net/5e679b

& MORE CANADIAN TOUR DATES ADDED:

July 15-16-17 in Vancouver, BC @ Vancouver Folk Music Festival http://thefestival.bc.ca/
July 20 in Edmonton, AB @ Haven Social Club (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 21 in Saskatoon, SK @ Amigos (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 22 in Brandon, MB @ Brandon Folk Festival http://brandonfolkfestival.ca
July 26 in Regina, SK @ O'Hanlon's (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 27 in Calgary, AB @ Marquee Room (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 29 in Toronto, ON @ TBA
July 30 in Sackville, NB @ Sappyfest http://www.sappyfest.com/

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PROOF OF GHOSTS APPEAR ON EXCLAIM TV!

2011.06.07

Proof Of Ghosts perform "Peace In The Valley" on the Exclaim! Upper Deck.

:: Click Here:: http://littleurl.net/f85

They also have a few upcoming shows:  June 20 - Toronto, ON @ Not My Dog  &  July 9 - Oshawa, ON @ The Atria   :::: Proof Of Ghosts Links: http://proofofghosts.bandcamp.com/

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FLUX CAPACITOR - IN STORES TUESDAY MAY 31st - ALBUM STREAMING HERE!

2011.05.30

THE BURNING HELL & (weewerk) Presents: FLUX CAPACITOR

While already on sale via digital retailers earlier this month, there is something very special about an album's physical release date.
IN STORES MAY 31ST on Digipak CD via www.outside-music.com 
(LP format available this Summer)

What folks are saying about FLUX CAPACITOR:
"Flux Capacitor takes the cake as The Burning Hell's most joyous album...skewed, ramshackle pop, while acoustic guitar, horns and violins step to the forefront." - CHARTattack
"Every song on the album is uniquely beautiful...lyrics are charmingly clever and blatantly autobiographical. Flux Capacitor is one of the greatest albums I’ve heard in quite a while." - The Scope
"This album is like a house party on your eardrums." - Zunior Dave
"With Flux Capacitor, The Burning Hell present innocence and experience as a jazzy cabaret, allowing us to kick up our heels and drink to the glories of DeLoreans and scrunchies, the better to drown our grown-up cares." - Sound On The Sound

(weewerk)039
With FLUX CAPACITOR the Burning Hell's singer, songwriter and ukulele-slinger MATHIAS KOM presents a collection of danceable songs about aging, the late 1980s, big bushy beards and pet euthanasia.  And pirates!  Now mostly based in St. Johns', Newfoundland, Mathias is excited to share this newest incarnation of The Burning Hell with the world on a far-ranging album release tour throughout Europe and Canada.  Recorded and Produced by James Anderson in Newfoundland; Mixed by James Anderson at 6 Nassau in Toronto; Mastered by Harris Newman in Montreal.

Featuring:
Mathias Kom (vocals, ukulele)
Natasha Hartery (baritone saxophone)
John Duff (trombone)
Darren 'Boobie' Browne (guitar)
Ariel Sharratt (clarinet)
Alison Corbett (violin)
Jake Nicoll (percussion)

Track Listing:
1. My Name Is Mathias
2. Nostalgia
3. Like An Anvil
4. Bedtime Stories
5. Report Card
6. Let Things Slip Away
7. Pirates
8. Kings Of The Animal Kingdom
9. One Works Days, One Works Nights
10. Stroke Of Genius
11. Early Bird
12. Stroke Of Genius (Reprise)**
                      **on Digital Release Only

Catch up with THE BURNING HELL at one of their upcoming album release shows

EUROPEAN TOUR:
May 31 - OSNABRÜCK - Café Mojo (w/ Phoebe Kreutz)
Jun 01 - HAMBURG - Hasenschaukel (w/ Phoebe Kreutz)
Jun 02 - KÖLN - King Georg (w/ Phoebe Kreutz)
Jun 03 - SAARBRÜCKEN - Sparte 4 (w/ Phoebe Kreutz)
Jun 04 - RHEINFELDEN - Festival der Kulturen (w/ Phoebe Kreutz)
Jun 04 - BASEL - Carambolage (late show) (w/ Phoebe Kreutz)
Jun 05 - LAUSANNE - Brasserie du Château
Jun 06 - ZÜRICH - Bosch Bar
Jun 07 - TÜBINGEN - Wilhelma
Jun 08 - STUTTGART - Nachbar (w/ Café 612)
Jun 09 - CRAILSHEIM - 7180
Jun 11 - TROGEN (CH) - Viertel Bar
Jun 12 - LINDENBERG (Buchloe) - Hirsch
Jun 15 - NÜRNBERG - Artefakt
Jun 16 - GÖTTINGEN - Apex
Jun 17 - ERFURT - Franz Mehlhose (w/ Long Voyage)
Jun 18 - BERLIN - Musenstube (afternoon show as part of 48 Stunden Neukölln festival)
Jun 18 - POTSDAM - Nachtboulevard im Hans-Otto-Theater
Jun 19 - BERLIN - Laika (afternoon show as part of 48 Stunden Neukölln festival)
Jun 21 - BERLIN - Fête de la Musique, location TBA
Jun 23 - POZNAŃ - Meskalina
Jun 25 - WARSZAWA - Cafe Kulturalna (outdoors Canadian BBQ)
Jun 26 - GDAŃSK - Kafe Delfin
Jun 27 - VILNIUS - XI20
Jun 28 - ŠIAULIAI - Pogo Baras
Jun 29 - JELGAVA - MC Balerija
Jun 30 - VALMIERA - Open Air Galerija Laipa
Jul 01 - TALLINN - Manka Boutique Pop Festival
Jul 02 - NARVA - Ro-Ro Art Club
Jul 03 - KIVENLAHTI - Nousuvesi
Jul 06 - PORVOO - Old Town Pub
Jul 08 - LIEPÂJA - Fontaine Palace
Jul 09 - CÇSIS - Fonofest
Jul 12 - BERLIN - Antje Øklesund

WESTERN CANADA TOUR:
July 15-16-17 in Vancouver, BC @ Vancouver Folk Music Festival
July 20 in Edmonton, AB @ Haven Social Club (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 21 in Saskatoon, SK @ Amigos (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 25 in Winnipeg, MB @ Lo Pub (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 26 in Regina, SK @ O'Hanlon's (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 27 in Calgary, AB @ Marquee Room (w/ Wax Mannequin)

MORE CANADIAN DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

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UNITED STEEL WORKERS OF MONTREAL ANNOUNCE SUMMER TOUR DATES!

2011.05.24

UNITED STEEL WORKERS OF MONTREAL are hitting the road this summer for a bunch of fun filled shows including several awesome festivals.

UNITED STEEL WORKERS OF MONTREAL - SUMMER TOUR DATES:

June 17,18,19 - Joussard, AB @ North Country Fairgrounds 
June 28 - Fredericton, NB @ Capital Complex 
June 29 - Moncton, NB @ Plan B
June 30 - Saint John, NB @ Market Square Boardwalk

July 1,2,3 - Canso, NS @ Stan Rogers Folk Festival
July 6 - Carleton, QC @ Le Naufrageur
July 8 - St. Hyancinthe, QC @ Le Zaricot 
July 9 - Montreal, QC @ Le Divan Orange
July 15 - Wakefield, QC @ The Blacksheep Inn
July 17 - River Valley, ON @ River and Sky Festival

August 5 - Montreal, QC @ Theatre de Verdure

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CANTEEN KNOCKOUT AT THE DAKOTA TAVERN!

2011.05.23

Country rockers CANTEEN KNOCKOUT hit the stage at THE DAKOTA TAVERN in Toronto
on Thursday, JUNE 23rd with Freeman Dre & The Kitchen Party opening.

ONLY $5 Cover.

Check out the awesome poster by Andre Skinner.

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THE BURNING HELL ANNOUNCE CANADIAN SUMMER SHOWS!

2011.05.17

THE BURNING HELL head out west to promote their new album FLUX CAPACITOR:

July 15-16-17 in Vancouver, BC @ Vancouver Folk Music Festival
July 20 in Edmonton, AB @ Haven Social Club (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 21 in Saskatoon, SK @ Amigos (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 25 in Winnipeg, MB @ Lo Pub (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 26 in Regina, SK @ O'Hanlon's (w/ Wax Mannequin)
July 27 in Calgary, AB @ Marquee Room (w/ Wax Mannequin)

Look for more dates to be announced.

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GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS ANNOUNCE AUGUST USA SHOW DATES!

2011.05.14

GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS return to the USA this August for a short run of shows:

Thursday, August 25, 2011
The Ark in Ann Arbor, MI www.theark.org
All Ages / $14.00 Advance, Day-of-Show (Plus $1.00 Facility Fee)
Set time: 8:00PM - 9:15PM

Friday, August 26, 2011
SPACE in Evanston, IL www.evanstonspace.com
All Ages / $12.00 Advance, $15.00 Day-of-Show, $22.00 Reserved
Set time: 9:00PM - 10:15PM

Saturday, August 27, 2011
46th Orton Park Festival in Madison, WI
www.marquette-neighborhood.org
All Ages / Free, non-ticketed event
Set time: 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Sunday, August 28, 2011
The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI www.fusionshows.com
18+ / $10.00 Advance, $12.00 Day-of-Show
Set time: 10:00PM - 11:15PM

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