News — September 15th, 2005

Catlow vs. Global Warming

The City of Vancouver joins 1,500 cities and 100 million people worldwide to celebrate International Car Free Day (carfreedayvancouver.ca) with a fun, free street festival: Car Free Day Street Festival…
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News — September 8th, 2005

Boompa spotlight on Indie 6 Podcast

Those of you who have cable television may sometimes find yourselves flipping through the channels, trying to find a show worth watching. It can be hard at times depending on…
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News — August 31st, 2005

Catlow on West Coast tour

Natasha Thirsk‘s first adventure after The Dirtmitts was born out of three years of creativity centered around Studio 9 in Los Angeles. Catlow‘s Boompa Records debut, Kiss the World, is…
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News — August 19th, 2005

Leeroy on UK tour

Fusing a deep-seated punk fury with a gritty country influence and pop sweetness is what Victoria’s own Leeroy Stagger does best. On his sophomore album Beautiful House – originally released…
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News — July 29th, 2005

Boompa partners with Caroline Distribution for USA

CAROLINE DISTRIBUTION AND BOOMPA RECORDS SIGN EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT (Vancouver – July 28, 2005) — Only one week after publicizing a new distribution partnership with EMI Music Canada, Vancouver’s Boompa…
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News — July 29th, 2005

Boompa partners with Proper Distribution for UK

PROPER DISTRIBUTION AND CANADA’S BOOMPA RECORDS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM FROM ALT-COUTNRY ROCKER LEEROY STAGGER (Vancouver, BC / London, UK) — Fusing a deep-seated punk fury with a gritty country…
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News — July 26th, 2005

Boompa announces potential new signing

Rob Calder received the following email today. What do you think, should we sign them? Rob, Mike and I have formed a musical collective and we have decided to offer…
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News — July 21st, 2005

Boompa joins EMI Music Canada label roster

EMI MUSIC CANADA AND BOOMPA RECORDS SIGN EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT Vancouver’s Boompa Records announced today it has finalized a new exclusive distribution agreement, effective immediately. The new partnership is with…
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News — June 22nd, 2005

Run Chico Run talk about the new album

Word on the Street is the Chicos are making another album. I am talking on the phone with Thomas Shields from Run Chico Run. He is at the home of…
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News — June 15th, 2005

Leeroy Stagger and the Sinking Hearts hit the road

If you’re thinking, “Gee, it sure is dull here in Ft. St John. What is there to do on a Thursday night? I sure wish that a super bitching folk…
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News — June 15th, 2005

Sekiden update

Word from Australia is Sekiden is working on their sophomore album. The new disc has a working title of Radio Zombies. An excerpt from a personal email sent by Simon,…
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News — June 14th, 2005

Catlow debut Kiss The World out now

Yes the 11-track debut album Kiss the World from Catlow is now in stores across Canada. Don’t feel like leaving your house? Well no problem, check out any of the…
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News — June 13th, 2005

The Ladies and Gentlemen awarded at NxNE

Vancouver’s Boompa Records, in conjunction with the North By Northeast Music and Film Festival and with CBC’s Galaxie Music Network, are proud to announce that Toronto-based The Ladies and Gentlemen…
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News — June 8th, 2005

NxNE shows in Toronto

The whole crew has been shipped off to Toronto for the North by North East music festival and they brought along a taste of the best their stable has to…
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News — June 6th, 2005

New Salteens album in the works

The Salteens are making a new album. Recording is taking place at The Hive which has seen such wonderful bands as: Black Mountain, Hot Hot Heat, Pink Mountaintops, S.T.R.E.E.T.S. and…
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News — May 17th, 2005

The Ladies and Gentlemen debut July 12

A little over a year ago, Thomas D’Arcy quit his band which was called The Carnations. Nestled in his basement, the solo project that would eventually become The Ladies and…
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News — May 17th, 2005

Catlow debut hits streets June 14

Natasha Thirsk, former lead singer for indie-rock darlings The Dirtmitts, re-emerges as Catlow. Having toured North America and Europe, performing alongside of R.E.M., Modest Mouse and Idlewild, Natasha earned a…
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News — May 17th, 2005

Have tour will travel

In mid-February, Leeroy Stagger and the Sinking Hearts hit the road to support the new album, Beautiful House, which included a nationwide tour and sold-out showcase at Canadian Music Week…
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