News — June 22nd, 2007

Hear it first: The Rentals – The Last Romantic Day

Stereogum has New Rentals! The The Last Little Life EP isn’t due out ’til August 14th, but in the meantime you can go to Stereogum and stream the new track,…
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News — June 19th, 2007

Small Sins returns with Mood Swings

Boompa Records is proud to announce the release of Mood Swings, from Toronto’s Small Sins. The sophomore album, and follow up to last year’s eponymous debut Small Sins, is set…
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News — June 11th, 2007

Boompa Set To Release The Rentals EP

After their triumphant return to concert stages in the US, Japan and Europe in 2006, The Rentals announce the release of their first new material in over 8 years alongside…
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News — May 9th, 2007

Lullaby Baxter on CBC’s Canada Live with Lily String Quartet

A concert featuring Lullaby Baxter and Lily String Quartet will air on CBC Radio 2′s Canada Live on May 16th at 8 PM. If you miss that, check the CBC’s…
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News — April 17th, 2007

Lullaby Baxter on Grey’s Anatomy

“Fontana Fontaine” from Lullaby Baxter’s Garden Cities of To-morrow will be featured on this week’s Grey’s Anatomy. The episode, “Time After Time”, airs this Thursday (April 19) at 9/8c on…
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News — April 11th, 2007

Grant Lawrence’s Hylozoist fantasies

It’s true, Grant Lawrence’s fantasies involve The Hylozoists. Sort of… They’re part of his CBC Radio 3 Podcast #98 – “Join Me On My Fantasy” Go download it through iTunes…
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News — April 3rd, 2007

Stagger’s Depression River in stores today in America

Leeroy Stagger’s third full-length album, Depression River, is in stores today in the USA. The Canadiana troubadour’s follow-up to 2005′s critically acclaimed Beautiful House, has drawn early comparisons to Steve…
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News — April 2nd, 2007

Lullaby Baxter teams up with Lily String Quartet

Lullaby Baxter will perform with Lily String Quartet in Calgary on Tuesday April 10th from 12-1 PM in the lobby of the Jack Singer Concert Hall at the Epcor Centre…
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News — March 29th, 2007

Hylozoists play free NYC show, get Stereogum feature

The Hylozoists played a handful of shows in Austin during SXSW, including a set at the beautiful Volitant Gallery stumbled upon by Joey from About, an early morning slot at…
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News — March 13th, 2007

Hylozoists at Volitant Gallery at SXSW

On Friday March 16th The Hylozoists are playing a free gallery show at Volitant Gallery on 320 Congress Avenue. Their website is and the show is at 8pm and…
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News — February 28th, 2007

BreakThru Radio’s Boompa Records Show

DJ Laura C Chord (nom de guerre lost on our American neighbours) of BreakThru Radio (BTR) has been kind enough to put together an entire show all about Boompa Records.…
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News — February 27th, 2007

Stagger’s Depression River out digitally in USA

While Depression River won’t be available in stores in the USA for another month, you can get it now digitally through iTunes and other fine online retailers. Maybe you saw…
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News — February 13th, 2007

The Hylozoists have a new website!

At long last, The Hylozoists have a web site, and not just one page promising a new site in the vague and non-committal, distant/near future. You can stream La Fin…
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News — February 1st, 2007

Leeroy Stagger on Urban Rush

Tune into Urban Rush today to see Leeroy Stagger perform a song off his latest album, Depression River. Urban Rush airs on channel 4 in Greater Vancouver today at 5pm,…
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News — January 24th, 2007

Leeroy Stagger to release Depression River stateside

Leeroy Stagger, is gearing up to release his third full-length album, Depression River, on Boompa Records. The album, produced by John Ellis (Be Good Tanyas), will be released April 3,…
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News — January 8th, 2007

Lullaby Baxter Pick of the Week on BBC 6 Music

“Rattled Little Clam”, the first single from Lullaby Baxter’s latest release Garden Cities of To-morrow, is being featured as this week’s best free music download on the Gideon Coe Show…
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News — December 4th, 2006

Lullaby makes Gothe’s 2006 Hit List and more

Lullaby Baxter’s Garden Cities of To-morrow has made Jurgen Gothe’s 2006 Hit List, his “annual round-up of the year’s favourites and/or bests.” Tune in to CBC Radio One on Sunday…
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News — November 30th, 2006

Stagger Does the Grand Cariboo Opry

Not long ago, when Barney Bentall told Leeroy Stagger about his plan to organize a series of benefit shows in the style of the Grand Ol’ Opry, he knew immediately…
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