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for people who can't read."
(Frank Zappa)

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Win! See Japandroids perform live

Win! See Japandroids perform live

Japandroids, one of North America’s biggest noise-rock bands of 2012 thanks to the acclaimed Celebration Rock, are heading back to Montreal as part of their last tour of the year. They’ll be at the Cabaret Mile End on December 10th and we want you to be there! Get yourself and a friend on the guest list...
Win! July Talk concert tickets

Win! July Talk concert tickets

July Talk’s Paper Girl single has been on heavy rotation around here the last couple weeks. The girl/boy combo almost always gets us, plus Peter Dreimanis’ gruff male vocals offset by the cherubic strains of the darling Leah Fay is just way, way too good. The band will play a string of Canadian dates later...
WIN! Diamond Rugs concert tickets

WIN! Diamond Rugs concert tickets

Diamond Rugs will soon hit the road to play exactly 7 U.S. shows in support of their self-titled debut LP on Partisan — and in the immortal words of Liz Lemon, we want you “to go to there!” Be entered for a shot at one pair of tickets to see them in Birmingham, AL at...
Push your luck: Enter to win an 'Indie Rock Button Factory'

Push your luck: Enter to win an ‘Indie Rock Button Factory’

Talk Rock To Me and Yellow Bird Project have joined forces to dress you up in indie rock button love! Recently, we gushed about the all-around, utter coolness that is the brand new Indie Rock Button Factory from the philanthropically-inclined folks at Yellow Bird Project. In fact, we were so jazzed about it, we hooked...
#PBR10 giveaway: Win tickets, vinyl + more!

#PBR10 giveaway: Win tickets, vinyl + more!

We’re celebrating 10 years of Paper Bag Records by giving away a PBR10 prize pack! Who wants in? Simply perform one or both actions in the widget below to be entered. Each action earns one entry. The PBR10 Prizepack includes: 1 pair of tix to see opening night of the PBR 10th Anniversary Concert Series...
Hey Pumpkin heads: Win a remastered, deluxe 'Pisces Iscariot' boxset

Hey Pumpkin heads: Win a remastered, deluxe ‘Pisces Iscariot’ boxset

Smashing Pumpkins made a triumphant return — well frontman Billy Corgan did anyway — with new album Oceania earlier this summer. Touring in support of said LP, the band will hit Canadian soil in the coming weeks with exactly six dates in six key Canuck cities. This seems the perfect reason for a giveaway, non?...
Stream + Win: Smashing Pumpkins 'Oceania' CD Giveaway

Stream + Win: Smashing Pumpkins ‘Oceania’ CD Giveaway

The Smashing Pumpkins  release their seventh studio album Oceania today (June 19th) and to celebrate their long-awaited return, Talk Rock To Me is giving away a free copy of the new CD! Since Billy and crew broke with convention and specified no specific single to herald the new album, we want you to tell us which song...
Win the 40th Annniversary Edition of 'Ziggy Stardust' on CD

Win the 40th Annniversary Edition of ‘Ziggy Stardust’ on CD

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of David Bowie’s seminal 1972 album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, Talk Rock To Me offers readers a chance to win a copy of the newly remastered classic! Simply tweet your favorite lyric from the album to @april_r, the founder and editor of...

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