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SHAWN MENDES COMES HOME TO CANADA WITH SHAWN MENDES WORLD TOUR 2016

With his #1 debut album Handwritten and its re-release Handwritten Revisited (Universal Music Canada), four 2016 JUNO Award nominations, platinum single “Stitches” and gold hit “I Know What You Did Last Summer”, Shawn Mendes extends his momentum into the new year with the unveiling of Shawn Mendes World Tour, a …

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FRANK TURNER TO RELEASE MITTENS EP ON MARCH 4

Frank Turner will release Mittens, and EP featuring a new mix of the title track plus four songs on March 4, 2016 via Universal Music Canada.  A video for the song, starring Turner as a slow-motion Elvis, was directed by Turner’s close friend Ben Morse – who also directed Turner’s …

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ANOUSHKA SHANKAR TO RELEASE LAND OF GOLD APRIL 1

Land of Gold is Anoushka Shankar’s heartfelt response to the trauma and injustice being experienced by refugees and victims of war. Offering an uplifting message of hope for dark times, its music was inspired by recent news images of people fleeing civil war, oppression, poverty and unbearable hardship. The album …

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SANDY DENNY I’VE ALWAYS KEPT A UNICORN APRIL 22

I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn is the best album that the late Sandy Denny never made. Set for April 22 release via Island/Universal Music Canada, this 40-track/2CD set, comprised of demos, live, radio and TV recordings, captures the sublimely gifted British singer-songwriter at her most intimate as she runs through …

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Florian Picasso (@florianpicasso) Releases “Vanguard”‏

Florian Picasso continues his torrid pace with the sinister electro house track “Vanguard.” The French phenom transports us to the main stage, interweaving haunting chord progressions with soaring builds before unleashing a manic drop. The word “vanguard” translates literally to “a group of people leading the way in new developments …

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Rock On The Range Announces Additions Including Deftones, Rolling Rock Comedy Tent Lineup, “That Metal Show” Live & Debut Of Craft Beer Village‏

Rock On The Range–the largest and most-acclaimed rock festival in America–has announced additions to the 10th Anniversary festival experience May 20, 21 & 22, 2016 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, OH. Deftones, along with The Shrine and Adam Watt, join the incredible music lineup, which features three days of music …

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Twin River Premiere New Song “Antony”‏

Vancouver folk-pop outfit Twin River are thrilled to release their dreamy new single “Antony” today. Consequence of Sound premiered the track this morning, calling it “a road warrior of an indie song, reverberating guitars echoing The War on Drugs as much as any jangle pop artist.”  Frontwoman Courtney Ewan says of the song, “‘Antony’ …

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Dead and Company to Launch 2016 Tour‏

Following the tremendous success of the band’s 2015 tour, Dead & Company is launching its highly-anticipated 2016 tour on Friday, June 10 in Charlotte, North Carolina, before headlining Bonnaroo 2016 that weekend.  The celebrated group’s cross-country run features two nights at Citi Field in New York, a two show independence day weekend …

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