Woodshedding

Hey all, 

Putting aside the shovels for a minute for a super quick hello from the midst of snowpocalvpse 2017.

Sorry we’ve been a little negligent updating the site. It’s felt weird & trite peddling records in the cultural milieu of the past few months. Three cheers to Bandcamp for the types of initiatives that makes doing so seem a little more relevant and ok.

…and three cheers to those of you who purchased music this past Friday. All revenue collected was forwarded to the ACLU on your behalf.

Odds & sods:

  • Tons of great reviews pouring in over the winter for the last batch of singles. Thanks all. Check out our Facebook page for links, updates etc!
  • Check out our somewhat new Instagram page for purdy pictures!
  • Check out the distro tab of the web store for a ton of new arrivals (lots and lots of European imports!)
  • Dale’s got a new monthly DJ gig at The American in Vancouver entitled “Blind Vision”. Third Saturday of every month!
  • We’re gonna hit the regional record fair circuit this spring: Comox Valley Feb 12th, Vinyl Supernova (Victoria March 18th), Neptoon Fair in Vancouver in April, looking at Nanaimo & Calgary a little further along the road. We’ll have deals on all our available catalogue in hand, tons of new imports, and tons of cheap-o used. Really looking forward to getting out and seeing people!

Lots in the works for later this year…until then, back to the woodshed.

-Ti, XO

 

 

 

A Midsummer’s Update!

Hey everyone,

While you’re enjoying these hot August nights (you’re welcome for THAT visual!), here’s a couple updates and a quick word from our sponsors….

First up: singles update!

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Home stretch!

As we posted the other day on our new-fandangled Instagram account, we’ve turned the corner and our long awaited singles club will soon be out in the world! There’s a few final post-production pieces to take care of, and a cross-country freight delivery to account for, but looking like we’ll have our pre-orders out on/around Labour Day, with distros and shopping carts on the site soon to follow.

Thanks for the patience: this one has been a grind, but the end results will be worth the trouble.

Second up: The Ballantynes West Coast Tour!

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The Ballantynes are taking their annual summer sojourn stateside, down the west coast, across to Austin and back. Tons of great happenings in-between, including recording sessions and bills with some of our favourite bands.

Keep abreast of all the details right here, and make sure to grab the new swag at the shows!

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Last at bat: before signing off and getting back to the Olympic beach volleyball, a shout out to our friends over at NetBet Sports!

While you mighta been a day late to double down on Rosie MacLennan’s gold medal defence on the tralampolampoline today (go team!!), or a buck short when the Filipino Diving Team hit the springboards at last year’s Southeast Asian Games, it’s not too late to keep things interesting and throw down a few bucks on your summer game of choice.¬†Competitive betting lines and sign up bonuses galore!

Now, if only they had NetSports in 1978…we woulda bet the farm on Joan Jett in a heartbeat!

 

Patsy’s Rats “Rock N’ Roll Friend” Premiere on Noisey!

 

Patsy’s Rats new video for “Rock N’ Roll Friend” featured over at Noisey (click the pick-up!)

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Pre-orders for the single available here:

http://latidarecords.bigcartel.com/product/patsy-s-rats-rock-n-roll-friend-ltdr027

We’re getting this and the other SIX (!!!!!!!) singles ready to go for the long-awaited and overdue singles club. Thanks for your patience while we roll them out: they’ll be worth the wait.