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The Barr Brothers August 01, 2014
Pickathon , Happy Valley, OR
The Barr Brothers August 02, 2014
Pickathon, Happy Valley, OR (USA)
Basia Bulat August 02, 2014
Osheaga Festival, Montreal
Basia Bulat August 02, 2014
Osheaga Festival, Montréal, QC
Basia Bulat August 03, 2014
SappyFest, Sackville, NB
The Barr Brothers August 03, 2014
Pickathon, Happy Valley, OR
Owen Pallett August 04, 2014
Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara CA (USA)
Thus Owls August 09, 2014
Wolfe Island Music Festival, Kingston , ON
Plants and Animals August 10, 2014
Festival Musique du Bout du Monde, Gaspé, QC
Plants and Animals August 11, 2014
Quai des Arts , Carleton-sur-Mer , QC
Plants and Animals August 12, 2014
La Vielle Usine , Anse-à-Beaufils, QC
Plants and Animals August 14, 2014
Pas Perdus, Cap-aux-Meules, QC
Basia Bulat August 20, 2014
Malmöfestvalen, Malmo (Sweden)
The Barr Brothers August 29, 2014
End of the Road Festival , Salisbury (UK)
The Barr Brothers August 30, 2014
End of the Road Festival, Salisbury (UK)
The Barr Brothers August 31, 2014
End of the Road Festival, Salisbury (UK)
Owen Pallett September 04, 2014
Metro, Chicago, IL (USA)
About Us

Secret City Records is a young Montreal-based independent record label and publishing company. It was founded with the knowledge that records are changing, and with a desire to embrace their future while preserving the idea of the "label" as a source of music you (and the artists it houses) can trust. We don't believe in genres, only innovation and inspiration. We're excited about the endless possibilities that new media have for music and its dissemination, but we're also still committed to the physical album as collectible artifact; we believe each album's packaging should be as much a work of art as the music it represents. We like vinyl.

Our logo is an obvious nod to the urban element in our name; we believe in the cultural wealth of the "city", but also think that the notion of the city is changing as much as that of the record. Their boundaries are becoming less tangible, more fluid. But they can still be built. So the logo is also more than a building. Or less. It's the beginnings of one. As a façade, it's also an affront to the posturing and empty branding behind so much of the music industry — fixated on fabricating fleeting tastes...rather than supporting or helping document sounds that will endure — which is what we think a record label these days should do.

If you want to send us something because you'd like us to release your music, or just because you like us, you can do so using the address below. But please keep in mind that usually the best thing for an artist to do is to play shows, record and self-release music, and build a reputation to the point where we'll be coming to you (or will at least be familiar with you when you come to us). Sounds silly, we know, but that's usually how it goes. That said, if you're a completely unknown genius and want to send us some mind-blowing music, who are we to say no? If you are going to send us something though, please don't be too wasteful and send us big glossy photos, twenty page press kits, and the like. A CD with one page of info and contact information will do. You should see some of the shit we get sometimes...

Much love from the 514,
SCR

4050 Saint-Urbain
Montréal (Québec)
H2W 1V3
Canada

info@secretcityrecords.com

Upcoming Releases
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The Barr Brothers

Sleeping Operator

SCR040 CD LP

October 7, 2014

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