Broken Social Scene

  1. Kevin Arnold Launches OpenAura Image Distribution Company for Artists

    February 26, 2014 8:30 PM EST Can a picture be worth a thousand dollars or more? That is the hope of OpenAura, a San Francisco company that wants artists to make money from their digital identity by distributing official photos, artwork and other visual content to a growing ar ...

  2. Arts & Crafts’ Jeffrey Remedios on Label's Tenth Anniversary, the ‘Nostalgia Vortex,' Stars' Pillow Cases

    May 28, 2013 4:30 PM EDT A lot has happened in the ten years since Jeffrey Remedios and his friend Kevin Drew put out Broken Social Scene’s You Forget It In People on their Toronto-based Arts & Crafts label. What was once a small, DIY indie has evolved into a manag ...

  3. Arts & Crafts Label Announces Ten-Year Anniversary Events

    January 15, 2013 6:14 PM EST Toronto indie label Arts & Crafts, which helped spawn the careers of Feist and Broken Social Scene, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with AC10, a series of events, releases and collaborations in music, fashion, photography and lit ...

  4. Adele, Feist, Melanie Fiona, Gary Slaight Honored at Juno Awards Gala Dinner

    March 31, 2012 10:45 PM EDT For the second time in the Juno Awards 41-year history, the annual celebration of Canadian music was held in the nation's capital of Ottawa, beginning with the private gala dinner at the Ottawa Convention Centre on Saturday evening at which t ...

  5. Arcade Fire Wins 2011 Polaris Prize (Video)

    September 20, 2011 7:20 AM EDT After taking home the Grammy award and Juno award for Album of the Year, Arcade Fire's "The Suburbs" has been named the best Canadian album of the past 12 months by earning the 2011 Polaris Music Prize, it was announced on Monday (S ...

  6. Business Matters: RootMusic, ReverbNation, Vevo Are Top Music Apps on Facebook

    September 02, 2011 3:41 PM EDT RootMusic, ReverbNation, Vevo Are Top Music Apps on Facebook -- RootMusic's BandPage is the top music app on Facebook, according to the AppData. With 32.5 million monthly average users (MAU) as of September 2, BandPage is far and away the mos ...

  7. Austin City Limits Nears Sellout Within Hours of Tickets Going On Sale

    May 18, 2011 4:08 PM EDT The Austin City Limits Music Festival, taking place Sept. 16-18 in the city's Zilker Park, announced its lineup yesterday and sold out single-day passes for Friday and Saturday within two hours, Charles Attal, partner in ACL Fest producer C3 ...

  8. Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West To Rock 2011 Austin City Limits Fest

    May 17, 2011 1:02 AM EDT Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Coldplay, My Morning Jacket, Fleet Foxes and Alison Krauss & Union Station are among the top acts booked for the 2011 Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for the city's Zilker Park from Sept. 16- ...

  9. Bernie Finkelstein Resigns As MuchFACT Chair

    January 18, 2011 12:00 AM EST After 27 years, Toronto's Bernie Finkelstein has resigned as chair of MuchFACT (formerly known as VideoFACT), the Canadian music-video-funding organization he co-founded with Moses Znaimer and launched in tandem with Canada's first music ...

  10. Karkwa Wins Polaris Music Prize

    September 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Montreal indie rock act Karkwa took home the Polaris Music Prize for its fourth album, "Les Chemins de Verre" or "The Glass Paths" (Audiogram). The ceremony was held last night (Sept. 20) at CTV's Concert Hall at the Mason ...

  11. Caribou, Broken Social Scene Make Polaris Prize Shortlist

    July 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The 10 Canadian albums that made the shortlist for the annual Polaris Music Prize have been unveiled. Five previous nominees make the shortlist - the Besnard Lakes, Broken Social Scene, Caribou, Owen Pallett and Shad. Pallett won in 2006 as Final ...

  12. Slow Ticket Sales Sink Langerado Festival

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Langerado Music Festival in Miami is the first large-scale U.S. festival to fall victim to a poor economy in 2009. The seventh annual event, which was set for March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park, has been cancelled "due to sluggish ticket sale ...

  13. Merge To Celebrate 20th With Chapel Hill Fest

    January 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Merge Records will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a five-day music festival this summer in its homebase of Chapel Hill, N.C. Dubbed XX Merge, the July 22-26 event is expected to feature past and present bands from throughout the label's ...

  14. Death Cab, Snoop, Ryan Adams To Rock Langerado

    December 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Death Cab For Cutie, Snoop Dogg, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Dashboard Confessional, Broken Social Scene and Girl Talk lead the bill for the seventh Langerado Music Festival, to be held March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park in Miami. Thievery Corporati ...

  15. China Bound R2G, IODA To Launch Subscription Service

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In an effort to provide an alternative to pirated music, Beijing-based digital distribution service R2G is launching an online music subscription service in China that will feature songs from U.S.-based independent digital distributor Independent ...

  16. Costello, The Roots Set For Whistler Music Festival

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Costello and the Imposters, the Roots and Broken Social Scene have been tapped for this year's inaugural Whistler Music Festival, to be held July 19-20 at Tube Park at Base II on the side of Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler, B.C. Other ar ...

  17. Radiohead, Rage, NIN, Kanye Set For Lollapalooza

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lollapalooza officially revealed this year's lineup, which features some 120 acts led by Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Nine Inch Nails, Kanye West and Wilco. The three day festival is set for Aug. 1 - 3 at Chicago's Grant Park. Lo ...

  18. Beck, Wilco, Panic Set For Outside Lands Fest

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beck, Wilco, Widespread Panic and Primus lead the new additions to the lineup for the first Outside Lands festival, which will be held Aug. 22-24 at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. As previously reported , Radiohead, Tom Petty and Jack John ...

  19. Review: K-OS’ ‘Atlantis (Hymns For Disco)’

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST K-OS: “Atlantis (Hymns for Disco)” Producer: K-OS Virgin Release Date: Feb. 20 Considerably big in his native Canada but still a cult figure around these parts, the shapeshifting rapper K-OS agreeably shoots on his third album to join the ranks of ...

  20. Canadian Artists Launch Coalition

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT CMCC aims to voice opinions on key issues. A number of Canadian musicians, songwriters and producers have launched the Canadian Music Creators Coalition, with the intent to voice opinions on issues—like the country's copyright laws—other than ...

  21. Chili Peppers, Kanye Lead Lollapalooza Lineup

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST To be held Aug. 4-6 in Chicago's Grant Park. The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kanye West and Wilco lead the lineup for this summer's Lollapalooza, which will be held Aug. 4-6 in Chicago's Grant Park. The event will also feature Common, Ma ...

  22. Chili Peppers, Franz Heat Up Fuji Bill

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of nine acts booked at this year's Fuji Rock Festival in Naeba, Japan. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of nine acts booked at this ...

  23. Chili Peppers, Franz Heat Up Fuji Bill

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Japan fest held July 28-30. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of nine acts booked at this year's Fuji Rock Festival in Naeba, Japan. Tokyo-based concert promoter Smash have also confirmed Broken Social Sc ...

  24. Pamela Anderson To Host Junos

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Gala takes place April 2 in Halifax. Canada's Pamela Anderson returns home to host the 2006 Juno Awards taking place April 2 in Halifax Nova Scotia. The actress/model, raised in Ladysmith, British Columbia, will host the two-hour awards broad ...

  25. Juno Awards Nominations Unveiled

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Albertan rockers Nickelback dominate nods. With six nominations Albertan rockers Nickelback dominated the nomination list for the 2006 Juno Awards announced today (Feb. 15) in Toronto. Nickelback (EMI Canada) garnered nominations for top group, fa ...