Love Songs For Robots, the highly anticipated fifth record from Patrick Watson, will be released May 12 via Secret City Records. The album is available for pre-order on iTunes with an instant download of the title track.
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The new music was recorded at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles and Studio Pierre Marchand in Montreal. Of the record, some of which was debuted at private concerts in small loft spaces, Watson explains, “I started thinking about things in a very mechanical way. I found it interesting how we would use our senses to come up with an emotional reaction. As you get older you get to know yourself better and I realized that a lot of my emotional reactions were mechanical responses and that was hugely influential. I didn’t want to be a robot. But the reason why we are superior to computers is that we have emotions and I realized that emotions are mechanical so the only thing left between us and robots is curiosity and inspiration – and I don’t think you can program that into a computer. That’s definitely where I was at when I started writing the record.”
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Daniel Isaiah is thrilled to announce the release of his sophomore record, the introspective yet upbeat, Come Into Gone, out March 31st on Secret City Records. Isaiah will mark the release with a show in Montreal on April 7th and then will perform at The Monarch in Toronto on April 24th.
You can listen to the first single, Heaven Is On Fire below:
COME INTO GONE TRACKLISTING
1. Heart Attack
3. I Had To Fight
4. Tug Of War
5. Information Blues
6. Heaven Is On Fire
7. Mirror Soul
8. Two Brothers
9. I’m So Glad
10. Loose Ends
Come Into Gone (CIG) is the second album by Daniel Isaiah, Montreal born and raised and based. Recording was done over two three-day sessions with a band including Chris Flower on guitar, Matthew Woodley (Plants and Animals) on drums, plus vocal contributions from Sea Oleena. Where High Twilight, called a "stunning debut" by American Songwriter and "breathtaking" by My Old Kentucky Blog, played like an assured collection of folk songs (and put him on festival stages the likes of SXSW, POP Montreal, and Osheaga), CIG is a successful attempt at creating what is decisively an album—one that is not only a thinking man’s “rock” record, but an introspective breakup one, as well.
Suuns & Jerusalem In My Heart will be performing for the 31st Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville ! Suuns musicians (Ben Shemie, Liam O'Neill, Max Henry and Joseph Yarmush) and longtime friend, Radwan Ghazi Moumneh from Jerusalem In My Heart will do for the first time a show to present their new collaborative album Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart . The album will be released on Secret City Records April 14 2015.
Congratulations to The Barr Brothers for their nomination at the 2015 Juno Awards! Sleeping Operator is nominated in the Adult Alternative Album of the Year category alongside Jeremy Fisher, Bahamas, Jenn Grant and Leonard Cohen.
The winners will be announced on March 15th! Good luck!
Listen to Patrick Watson's new track "Turn Into The Noise" featured in The Walking Dead : Season 5 official trailer.
The track is also available as now on iTunes!
Beginning in November of 2012, Suuns and long time friend, Radwan Ghazi Moumneh of Jerusalem In My Heart, rented a studio in Montreal for seven days. The idea was to collaborate on rough sketches of song ideas and to complete as much recording as possible without discrimination. The session was successful, yielding many vibe-laden songs featuring heavy analog synths, Arabic influences and electronic sensibilities.
As Suuns’ Shemie is quick to point out, “It's not a Suuns record, it's not a Jerusalem In My Heart record. It's really a product of 5 musicians that had spent a lot of time on tour listening to music together.” Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart will see release on April 14th via Secret City Records in Canada.
SUUNS AND JERUSALEM IN MY HEART TRACKLISTING
1. 2amoutu I7tirakan
4. In Touch
5. Gazelles In Flight
7. 3attam Babey
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