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Record Store Day 2014

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The weather has warmed up just in time for you to wander Winnipeg in search of some great deals on music. Saturday, April 19 is Record Store Day. which is celebrated around the world as a day to appreciate independently-owned record stores.

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In The News: Manitoba Music News Stories from Around the Web

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Stream the first track from Tanya Tagaq's new album, Animism. - RPM

Del Barber turns geography into poetry on Prairieography. - Boston Globe

Del Barber puts a piece of home into his music. - American Songwriter

How do you say "Del Barber" in German? - Gaesteliste.de

Listen to KEN mode perform a live session. - BBC Radio 1

KEN mode's illustrator, Randy Ortiz, talks tshirts and more. - Brooklyn Vegan

KEN mode to play Hopscotch in September. News & Observer

Steve Bell performs for Agape Table's Easter meal. - CBC News

Find out about Grand Analog's love of brunch and more. - Myspace

Imaginary Cities and Royal Canoe get wings. - Exclaim!

Red Bull bus hits Winnipeg. - ChrisD.ca

Video premiere from Royal Canoe. - Popmatters

Royal Canoe debuts new video for "Button Fumbla". - Smashpipe

Watch Royal Canoe's "Button Fumbla". - Indie 88

Thumbs up for Royal Canoe's opening set for Bombay Bicycle Club. - Phoenix New Times

Watch Royal Canoe perform "Bathubs" in Studio Q. - CBC

Royal Canoe among the many artists announced for Festival d'été de Quebec. - Indie 88

The F-holes defy categorization. - Prairie Dog Mag

Ain't no mountain high for Sweet Alibi. - Red Deer Advocate

Sweet sounds from Sweet Alibi. - Kamloops This Week

The Bros. Landreth are a Gateway band. - Exclaim!

Shotgun Jimmie promotes new SappyFest coffee table book. - Exclaim!

Winnipeg Folk Festival unveils new tshirt designs. - CBC News

Record Store Day is like Christmas for music fans. - Winnipeg Free Press

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In The News: Manitoba Music News Stories from Around the Web

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Winnipeg Jazz Fest announces lineup. - CTV Winnipeg

The Noble Thiefs and Moses Mayes among the many locals to play Jazz Fest. - ChrisD.ca

Winnipeg Jazz Fest unveils 2014 lineup. - CBC News

25 years of Dauphin's Country Fest celebrated in documentary. - Brandon Sun

The Perpetrators announced as part of Kitchener Blues Fest. - The Record

Ridley Bent is all in on Wildcard. - CBC News

JD and the Sunshine Band gives a voice to those in need. - Winnipeg Free Press

What started small for JD and the Sunshine Band grew to a full CD release. - CBC News

CD release is just the beginning for JD and the Sunshine Band. - Stylus

Fred Penner honoured for making a difference. - Winnipeg Free Press

Mama Cutsworth mixes it up. - The Manitoban

Royal Canoe added to Bonnaroo. - Consequence of Sound

Festival d'été de Québec lineup includes Royal Canoe. - Exclaim!

See SXSW through the eyes of Royal Canoe. - Winnipeg Free Press

Royal Canoe head to the coast as part of Vancouver Jazz Fest. - Montreal Gazette

Doc Walker and The Bros. Landreth take the stage at Harbourfest. - Kenora Daily

Get into the studio with The Bros. Landreth. - Royal Studio

Naysa shows us what a Troubled Heart sounds like. - Stylus

Chic Gamine put a little soul into Burbany Blues Fest. - Burnaby Now

Playing music was a natural decision for Cara Luft. - LF Press

Cara Luft and JD Edwards team up. - The Record

It's easy to get lost in Sebastian Owl's new album. - Stylus

Kevin Roy and Carey Buss hit the airwaves. - Stitcher

Luminato Festival lineup includes Tanya Tagaq. - Exclaim!

Tanya Tagaq set to shine at Luminato. - Examiner

The prairies are calling Del Barber's name. - CMT Edge

Cities compete for title of biggest The Wailin' Jennys fan. - Herald Net

Dane Bjornson could be YTV's next star. - ChrisD.ca

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Call for Submissions: Loft Sessions Promotional Videos

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Manitoba Music is producing a second round of videos in its Loft Sessions series. The live performance videos feature staged performances of new music by export-ready Manitoba artists to be used for online promotion. The videos will be distributed online by Manitoba Music and used in promoting showcases and events. They will be targeted to music fans, industry professionals, and media and can be used by the artists for marketing purposes. DEADLINE: April 24, 2014

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