Brian Borcherdt (currently of Holy Fuck, previously of Burnt Black, Trephines, etc) has just released two records of old songs and demos on his newest label, Hand Drawn Dracula. The records are called Torches & The Ward Colorado Demos:
Recorded in Toronto, coastal Yarmouth of Nova Scotia, and in the mountains near Ward, Colorado, Torches includes home demos and unfinished album attempts from 2004-2006.
Hand Drawn Dracula is pleased to bring you 'Torches (& the Ward Colorado demos)', an intimate collection of songs, almost never released, by one of Canada's most devoted cultural navigators. They are finally out of his hands so that they may find their way into yours.
Download both records HERE.
Hand Drawn Dracula also posted news of Brian's latest video, While I Was Asleep, from his last record Coyotes.
Not without coincidence, Brian B is on tour right now here on the East Coast with label-mate, Julie Fader. They'll both be playing at The Paragon Theatre tomorrow night (Saturday) with Wax Mannequin and Rae Spoon.
Today, the world wide web found out that Wintersleep frontman, Paul Murphy, will be releasing a new record with his brother Mike at the end of January 2010 under the moniker Postdata.
You can download one free song from the record, and stream another two over on their new, almost-ready website.
These two announcements coming off an amazing Nova Scotia Music Week in Yarmouth makes me feel like I'm 15 and living in my parent's house on Surette's Island again.