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The Barr Brothers October 25, 2014
Beach House, Bangor (UK)
The Barr Brothers October 26, 2014
Sligo Live Ireland, Sligo (IE)
The Barr Brothers October 28, 2014
Voodoo Rooms, Edingurgh (UK)
The Barr Brothers October 29, 2014
Hare & Hounds, Birmingham (UK)
The Barr Brothers October 31, 2014
BIME Festival, Bilboa (Spain)
The Barr Brothers November 05, 2014
Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ON
The Barr Brothers November 06, 2014
Metropolis, Montreal, QC
Thus Owls November 06, 2014
Iceland Airwaves Festival, Reykjavik (IS)
The Barr Brothers November 07, 2014
Theatre Granada , Sherbrooke, QC
Thus Owls November 07, 2014
Iceland Airwaves Festival, Reykjavik (IS)
The Barr Brothers November 08, 2014
Imperial de Quebec , Quebec City, QC
The Barr Brothers November 11, 2014
9th Ward at Babeville, Buffalo, NY
The Barr Brothers November 12, 2014
The Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
Basia Bulat November 12, 2014
The Isabel, Kingston, ON
The Barr Brothers November 13, 2014
Woodlands Tavern, Columbus, OH
The Barr Brothers November 14, 2014
Empty Bottle , Chicago, IL
The Barr Brothers November 15, 2014
Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis, MN
The Barr Brothers November 18, 2014
Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (Downstairs), Washington, DC
The Barr Brothers November 19, 2014
Boot & Saddle, Philadelphia, PA
The Barr Brothers November 21, 2014
Bowery Ballroom, NYC, NY
Plants and Animals November 21, 2014
The Grad Club, Kingston, ON
The Barr Brothers November 22, 2014
The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA
Plants and Animals November 22, 2014
The Grad Club, Kingston, ON
Basia Bulat November 26, 2014
Maison des Arts de Laval, Laval, QC
Basia Bulat November 27, 2014
Salle Albert-Dumouchel, Valleyfield, QC
About Us

Secret City Records is a young Montreal-based independent record label and publishing company. It was founded with the knowledge that records are changing, and with a desire to embrace their future while preserving the idea of the "label" as a source of music you (and the artists it houses) can trust. We don't believe in genres, only innovation and inspiration. We're excited about the endless possibilities that new media have for music and its dissemination, but we're also still committed to the physical album as collectible artifact; we believe each album's packaging should be as much a work of art as the music it represents. We like vinyl.

Our logo is an obvious nod to the urban element in our name; we believe in the cultural wealth of the "city", but also think that the notion of the city is changing as much as that of the record. Their boundaries are becoming less tangible, more fluid. But they can still be built. So the logo is also more than a building. Or less. It's the beginnings of one. As a façade, it's also an affront to the posturing and empty branding behind so much of the music industry — fixated on fabricating fleeting tastes...rather than supporting or helping document sounds that will endure — which is what we think a record label these days should do.

If you want to send us something because you'd like us to release your music, or just because you like us, you can do so using the address below. But please keep in mind that usually the best thing for an artist to do is to play shows, record and self-release music, and build a reputation to the point where we'll be coming to you (or will at least be familiar with you when you come to us). Sounds silly, we know, but that's usually how it goes. That said, if you're a completely unknown genius and want to send us some mind-blowing music, who are we to say no? If you are going to send us something though, please don't be too wasteful and send us big glossy photos, twenty page press kits, and the like. A CD with one page of info and contact information will do. You should see some of the shit we get sometimes...

Much love from the 514,
SCR

4050 Saint-Urbain
Montréal (Québec)
H2W 1V3
Canada

info@secretcityrecords.com

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