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The Luyas announce tour dates, debut 'Montuno' trailer

The Luyas announce tour dates, debut ‘Montuno’ trailer

Hot on the heels of their closing-night, PBR10 performance, Montreal act The Luyas have announced plans for Fall/Winter tour. In support of forthcoming album, Animator, due October 16th on Paper Bag Records, the band will perform a series of CMJ sets October 18-20 before playing the East Coast and select European dates. A complete itinerary...
A PBR10 Q&A: Jessie Stein of The Luyas

A PBR10 Q&A: Jessie Stein of The Luyas

Montreal’s The Luyas are Pietro Amato, Mathieu Charbonneau, Bucky Wheaton, Sarah Neufeld and Jessie Stein, a “retro-futurist” five-piece whose debut album, Too Beautiful To Work was not only celebrated by critics and long-listed for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize, but lead to a deal with their brand new label, Toronto-based Paper Bag Records. Their forthcoming...
#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...
A PBR10 Q&A: Charles F. of Winter Gloves

A PBR10 Q&A: Charles F. of Winter Gloves

A few years ago while taking a breather from heavy guitar rock, Quebec native, Charles F., penned some light-as-air synth tracks as a personal  musical exercise. Almost immediately however, his electronically-driven ditties met with unexpected praise, encouraging him to stash the guitar and officially form Winter Gloves. Fleshed out by Vincent Chalifour, Patrick Sayers and...
A PBR10 Q&A: Amy Cole of The Rural Alberta Advantage

A PBR10 Q&A: Amy Cole of The Rural Alberta Advantage

Don’t let their name or the fact they play percussive folk songs about hometowns and heartbreak fool you into thinking that The Rural Alberta Advantage haven’t been making a ruckus. As one-time holders of the “Canada’s best unsigned band” title to to sold-out tours, Juno noms, and international critical acclaim, you could say they’re almost...
A PBR10 Q&A: Paul Saulnier of PS I Love You

A PBR10 Q&A: Paul Saulnier of PS I Love You

Kingston boys Paul Saulnier (vocals, guitar) and Benjamin Nelson (drums) are PS I Love You, a duo who’ve justly earned their claim to growing fame with a raucous but harmonious blend of pure brute emotion over top of demure pop sensibilities. Their debut LP, Meet Me at the Muster Station, was released via Toronto’s Paper...
A PBR10 Q&A: Derek Adam of You Say Party

A PBR10 Q&A: Derek Adam of You Say Party

Spirited new-wavers You Say Party We Say Die — comprising original members Becky Ninkovic (vocals), Stephen O’Shea (bass), Krista Loewen (keys), Derek Adam (guitar) and Devon Clifford (drums) — joined the Paper Bag Records roster in 2007 to  release their sophomore  LP, Lose All Time. Then in 2009, during the excitement and fanfare of an...
Paper Bag Records: Slow and steady wins the race

Paper Bag Records: Slow and steady wins the race

I first met Trevor Larocque at the big HMV in Toronto. He was the baseball-cap-wearing new guy full of jokes in the Dance department, and I was the busy Marketing Supervisor dabbling in various shades of red hair. He said, “I’m Trevor; I used to be the biggest KISS fan,” and produced an embarrassingly uncool...

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