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“On invitation from friend and engineer Bill Hermans, London, Ontario based Spool were able to record two tracks in a session at Toronto’s infamous Manta Eastern Sound Studio in 1996. Recorded live off the floor in one of the large rooms, the band stuck to its intimate, direct style. “Fly Fly”, recorded in one take, is a six beat stomp carried by a bright Rickenbacker bass locked with a rooted drum shuffle. “Bees In The Ginger Ale” showcases Spool’s love of melodies, delivered unpredictably. In this case polyrythmically where everything counts three but the drums say “how about four?”. The

PRE-SALE ON NOW FOR ART BERGMANN’S LATE STAGE EMPIRE DEMENTIA ALBUM + NEW SINGLE / VIDEO RELEASE

With the May 21 release date for Art Bergmann‘s latest album Late Stage Empire Dementia approaching on (weewerk), fans can now pre-order the record on their favourite digital platform. Pre-Sale link: https://orcd.co/empiredementia Bandcamp: https://weewerk.bandcamp.com/album/late-stage-empire-dementia-by-art-bergmann In addition, today the Canadian music legend — and recent Order of Canada recipient — has released the album’s latest single “La Mort de L’Ancien Regime”. WATCH + SHARE “LA MORT DE L’ANCIEN REGIME” (LYRIC VIDEO) HERE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XazLRanFMLA Stream and purchase on Bandcamp: https://weewerk.bandcamp.com/track/la-mort-de-lancien-regime-by-art-bergmann In typical Art Bergmann fashion, “La Mort de L’Ancien Regime”‘s breezy melodicism blends seamlessly with lyrics demanding action against unfettered corporate power,

GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS SHARE ANOTHER TRACK FROM UPCOMING LIVE LP

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THE SLOWINKS’ STAY WITH ME AWHILE AVAILABLE NOW ON (WEEWERK)!

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ART BERGMANN TO RELEASE LATE STAGE EMPIRE DEMENTIA MAY 21

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THE SLOWINKS DEBUT WITH ROUSING SINGLE “ONE SHOE”

With a sound that combines Classic Country, Jazz and Western Swing, Montreal’s The Slowinks have successfully charmed their hometown and are now poised to do the same to the wider world with their debut album Stay With Me Awhile, released April 2, 2021 on (weewerk). The first single “One Shoe” is available today on all digital platforms: https://orcd.co/oneshoe Watch the “One Shoe” video on Roots Music Canada: https://www.rootsmusic.ca/2021/03/05/montreals-the-slowinks-return-with-stomping-single-one-shoe/ Recorded in February 2020 by acclaimed Quebec singer/songwriter Fred Fortin at his home studio in the wilds near Lac Saint-Jean, the eight tracks on Stay With Me Awhile capture The Slowinks in their purest form yet. With powerhouse vocalist

GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS ARE RELEASING THEIR 2007 PERFORMANCE AT TORONTO’S CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER ON BANDCAMP ON MAY 7 AND ON VINYL / DIGITAL PLATFORMS ON MAY 14, 2021 ON (WEEWERK)

LISTEN AND SHARE “YOUR ROCKY SPINE” LIVE AT THE REDEEMER HERE www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzhobyKuFNk   BUY / STREAM “YOUR ROCKY SPINE” LIVE AT THE REDEEMER HERE https://orcd.co/yrslive On May 14, Great Lake Swimmers will release the recording of their performance at Toronto’s Church Of The Redeemer on vinyl and digital platforms via (weewerk). The concert capped off the band’s Canadian spring tour of 2007, just days before the group continued on to embark on a full European tour to support the newly released album Ongiara. It was recorded for CBC Radio broadcast by producer and engineer Ron Skinner, with live sound mixed

Chairmen Of The Boards, "Surfin' The Apocalypse" Album Cover (large)

CHAIRMEN OF THE BOARDS RELEASE SURFIN’ THE APOCALYPSE TODAY!

Happy release day to Toronto surf rockers’ Chairmen Of The Boards whose debut album is now available on vinyl, CD and all digital platforms today. SURFIN’ THE APOCALYPSE is an epic ride guaranteed to unleash your inner Spicoli and get you through the winter. Buy it at these links:Digital/CD or LP https://chairmenoftheboards.bandcamp.com/releasesDigital https://music.apple.com/ca/album/surfin-the-apocalypse/1538484083CD https://www.discogs.com/sell/item/1211238427 As heard on CBC Music’s The Strombo Show! “The title track, ‘Surfin’ The Apocalypse,’ which just may be the soundtrack to 2020, has me shaking my shoulders and shuffling my feet every time I play it.” – The Rockin’ Magpie “If you appreciate raw rock and roll with