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Canadian Music Round-Up (02/12/12)

Posted by: Deborah Remus (02/12/12)
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08:46 AM on 02/12/12
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Canadian Music Round-UpIn case you missed them during the week, here are the posts made about Canadian content:

2012 Juno Nominations

3 Inches of Blood Release a New Song

Arkells Announce US Release Date for Michigan Left and US Tour With The Maine and Lydia

City and Colour Performs for Kids' CBC / New Tour Dates in the US and Australia

Dan Mangan International Tour Dates

Fucked Up Release Their Chinese New Year Single

Lake Forest Album Stream

Lights' Music Video For "Banner"

Our Lady Peace Tour Dates

Plants and Animals Tour Dates

Said The Whale's Music Video for "We Are 1980"


Silverstein's 2012 Recording Plans
/ Acoustic Version of "Sleep Around" / Short Songs Album Stream

Single Mothers' Music Video For "Christian Girls"

This Is A Standoff
Break Up

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Additional News:

Members from You Say Party and some other bands have formed Real Boys.

The Veer Union will release Divide The Blackened Sky on March 27.

Chains of Love will release Strange Grey Days on March 13 through Dine Alone Records.

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Additional Music and Videos:

Northcote's music video for "Free Tonight" can be seen here.

The Darcys' music video for "Josie" can be seen here.

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Additional Tour Dates:

The Lucky Ones' Heartbreak, Hangovers and Punk Rock has been pushed back to February 21. The band also has some shows coming up:

Feb. 17 – Guleph, ON @ Molly Blooms
Feb. 25 – Barrie, ON @ The Port
Feb. 26 – Hamilton, ON @This Ain't Hollywood (Slam Fest Matinee)
Mar. 2 – St. Catharines, ON @ Merchant Ale House
Mar. 3 - Ridgeway (Fort Erie), ON @ The Sanctuary
Mar. 23– Toronto, ON @ The Bovine Sex Club (Slacker Canadian Music Week Showcase)

illScarlett
are playing some shows in Ontario:

Feb 24 Peterborough - Red Dog
Feb 29 Kingston - The Mansion
Mar 01 Ottawa - Zaphods
Mar 02 Oshawa - Groove Lounge
Mar 03 Hamilton - The Casbah

Pouzza Fest announced the last batch of bands playing.

The Balconies announced some new tour dates:

Feb. 16 @ Jimmy Jazz, GUELPH
Feb. 18 @ The Sanctuary, RIDGEWAY, ON
Feb. 21 @ The Casbah, HAMILTON
Feb. 29 @ Seahorse Tavern, HALIFAX (w/ The Town Heroes)
Mar. 1 @ Plan B, MONCTON (w/ The Town Heroes and Ben Caplan)
Mar. 2 @ Hunter's Ale House, CHARLOTTETOWN (w/ The Town Heroes)
Mar. 3 @ Governor's Pub, SYDNEY, NS (w/ The Town Heroes)
Mar. 9 @ The Mansion, KINGSTON
Mar. 15 @ The 512, AUSTIN (**Let's Get Messy Day Party)
Mar. 16 @ Trinity Hall, AUSTIN (**SXSW Showcase)
Mar. 21 - 25 @ Canadian Music Week, Details TBA
Jul. 14 @ Downsview Park, TORONTO (**Edgefest)

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08:48 AM on 02/12/12
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I find it slightly interesting that Sum 41 is up for a Grammy tonight, but they didn't get any Juno nominations, unless I somehow missed them on that massive list...

Otherwise, the video Dallas did for CBC Kids is still awesome. It's cool that Arkells are finally going to get some exposure in the States.

And Pouzza Fest! The line-up is so stacked this year, it's just as good if not better than what is usually booked at the Fest in Florida. I wish Montreal wasn't so far away from here.
10:59 AM on 02/12/12
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I might try and see illScarlett. It's been a few years. Not sure though, since the venue they are playing doesn't announce if shows are 19+ until a few days before the show, if at all.
11:11 AM on 02/12/12
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I wish Montreal wasn't so far away from here.
WestJet have pretty good deals.
12:11 PM on 02/12/12
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WestJet have pretty good deals.

Not right now unfortunately, but maybe some last minute deals will surface. Flights are $500 and that's more than I'd like to spend.
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