2005 is nearly done, 2006 will be our biggest year ever, i promise, and here’s some stuff to bring you all up to date on what’s new over here…
Firstly, I gotta say, big ups to Nike – if you go to Nikegoddess.com you can work out to The Cansecos , The Russian Futurists , Cut Copy and more hot jams, really, no joke.
Here’s some news on Upper Class bands to end off a great UC year:
Cadence Weapon‘s debut album “Breaking Kayfabe” is now in stores in Canada. It is receiving mad love in the press.
Read some if you like: EYE NOW CHART COKE MACHINE GLOW GLOBE & MAIL
Cadence Weapon just played Toronto and Montreal with Lady Sovereign and Ghislain Poirier and did a special 1am Wavelength set after in Toronto, essentially blowing the roof off the place.
Check Vice Records out to hear Cadence Weapon’s Disco D and Do They Know It’s Halloween remixes.
Also Vice-releated – If you can get your hands on the January issue of Vice with the sampler attached to it – congrats! you have just got yourself a copy of the single “Sharks” from Breaking Kayfabe!
Cadence’s hometown CD Release Show is Dec 17 @ Velvet Underground in Edmonton.
The Russian Futurists are back from 5 weeks in England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Norway and Finland! We promise great things for the Futurists in Europe in the new year! Many Many thanks to Dan, Ryan and Pete aka Caribou aka the hot shit, for all the love this year.
The Russian Futurists “Paul Simon” video is on Muchmusic (watch it here ) and nominated for the Chart Magazine Reader’s Poll thing for best video of the year! If you can get your hands on the January issue of Vice with the sampler attached to it – congrats! you have just got yourself a copy of the “Paul Simon” video.
The Ruskies play Wavelength in Toronto for the first time in about 4 years, Sunday December 18 at Midnight.
Girlsareshort‘s timeless yet under-purchased album “Early North American” is now available for download at galleryac.com ! Just buy one track even…my suggestion is“Mississauga Theme” and i’ll even give you some bonus knowledge – Russian Futurists front man Matthew Hart does guest vocals on the track!
The Cansecos new album “Juices!” is set for March 2006 release.
You can have a sneak listen of a few new jams at their Myspace thing.
It’s serious fire folks, serious fire.
Food For Animals are releasing a split 12″ on Fat Cat with Lightning Bolt . HOT.
Finally, I am happy to say we are in the midst of major website renovations.
We’re going to enter 2006 with style. Stay Tuned.