The Hylozoists played a handful of shows in Austin during SXSW, including a set at the beautiful Volitant Gallery stumbled upon by Joey from About, an early morning slot at the Hot Freaks party (thank you Frank), and an early evening set outdoors under a giant white tent that someone from Stereogum caught and said was “Superb”! None of these shows would have been possible without the goodwill of the Golden Dogs, a band that makes such awesome music it will make your…Read More »
On Friday March 16th The Hylozoists are playing a free gallery show at Volitant Gallery on 320 Congress Avenue. Their website is volitant.com and the show is at 8pm and the band will play for a little over a half an hour so please come out. Especially if you live in Austin and hate 8000 Ecoline vans blocking your roads, ride your bike over because the band wants to play for people actually from Austin.Read More »
While Depression River won’t be available in stores in the USA for another month, you can get it now digitally through iTunes and other fine online retailers. Maybe you saw Leeroy Stagger at one of his recent American shows, but didn’t feel like carrying home that heavy CD. Now you can buy it online in its light-weight format, now with more zeros and ones!
Leeroy Stagger has another few shows in the Mid West, before returning to America’s hat for Canadian Music Week.…Read More »
Since the March release of Run Chico Run’s critically acclaimed sixth album, Slow Action, the Chicos have been touring constantly including two ‘cross Canada tours, one west-to-east coast USA tour and a heart-stopping showcase at the legendary South by Southwest Festival in Austin, TX.
The month of June gave the electro-pop duo a chance to cool their jets and take a breather. In that time, the Chicos made some really lovely new friends. So, with Slow Action hanging tight in the Earshot charts…Read More »
As you know that The Ladies and Gentlemen are now called Small Sins. The official name change will take place this Friday at 10pm EST at The Horseshoe Tavern, when the Ladies and Gentlemen take the stage for their Canadian Music Week showcase. So if you happen to be in Toronto make sure to go to that show to watch history happen, or to just have a really good time.
Then at midnight, you should go see Boompa’s newest band, The Hylozoists, at…Read More »
Astralwerks and Boompa Records are proud to announce the addition of Toronto based artist Small Sins (formerly known in Canada as The Ladies and Gentlemen) to Astralwerks diverse and exciting roster. Small Sins self-titled album will be released on May 30, 2006.
Boompa Records, a Vancouver-based independent label, initially released The Ladies and Gentlemen debut album Small Sins to critical acclaim across Canada in September 2005. The buzz spread after a sold-out Boompa Records label showcase at Austin’s SXSW ‘05 music festival,…Read More »
We are very proud to announce that the track “Just Like Movie Stars” from the self-titled Matt Sharp debut solo album - released via Boompa Records - will be featured to appear in the new Rosanna Arquette documentary, All We Are Saying.
In an interview with the Independent, Arquette says that her new documentary, All We Are Saying, is a series of interviews with figures from the music world, including Joni Mitchell, Radiohead, Elvis Costello, her close friend Chrissie Hynde, Sting, Patti Smith, Mary…Read More »
Sadly, the drunken debauchery of SXSW is over and everyone from Boompa is back to being cold all the time. Boompa brought down Leeroy Stagger, The Salteens, Run Chico Run and The Ladies and Gentlemen to showcase at this years festival. We’ll post photos and more news in the days to come but for now, here’s some press on the Ladies and Gentlemen.
Aaron Wherry of the National Post “saw the future of rock n’ roll. It is the Ladies and Gentlemen.”
The Province’s Stuart Derdeyn was…Read More »
With upcoming releases from Leeroy Stagger, Canned Hamm, The Ladies and Gentlemen and The Dudes already gaining buzz-worthy accolades, Boompa Records is excited to announce the proverbial cherry on top of an exciting year ahead. On Thursday, March 17th the Boompa Records Label Showcase will feature four of our key artists at this years SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX.
The latest project from former Carnations frontman Thom D’Arcy, The Ladies and Gentlemen (“Canada’s answer to Grandaddy” Popmatters.com) will be kicking it off at 10PM followed…Read More »