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Yann Perreau unveils J'aime les oiseaux from his upcoming album

Bonsound is thrilled to announce that Yann Perreau has signed to to our booking and management rosters.

In his 40th birthday, Perreau will launch his 5th album of original songs. With this project, Yann is in full command of his songwriting, and his music is more infectious and hypnotic than ever. His new single, J'aime les oiseaux, unveils the musical textures of his upcoming album and tour. The lyrics weave together madness, derision, immediacy and lightness, and layer over feisty and contagious organic-electro music.

Head in the clouds, both feet on the ground, Yann Perreau will release his next sonic experience, Le fantastique des astres, next April via Bonsound.

Duchess Says joins Bonsound’s management roster

Duchess Says joins Bonsound’s management roster

Bonsound is thrilled to welcome Duchess Says to our management and concert production rosters!

Duchess Says members A-Claude (vox, keytar, guitar), Ismael (keyboard, guitar), Phil (guitar, bass, feedback) and Simon Says (lo-fi beats, drums and doubtful noises) serve up a repertory of strikingly visual moog rock songs and enormously intense live performances.

Duchess Says was created in late 2003 when four key members of the Church of Budgerigars decided to collaborate on a musical project.

The band will perform on February 3rd in Ottawa, February 13th in Toronto and February 19th in Montreal.

Upcoming shows
02/03/16 Ottawa, ON // Dominion Tavern (Megaphono Festival)
02/13/16 Toronto, ON // The Garrison (Wavelength Festival, with Soupcans, Beliefs)
02/19/16 Montreal, QC // Matahari (Benefit show for Jenny-Lou, with Redmass, Corridor)

Radio Radio shares a music video for My Dance Floor

A few weeks after releasing the single Tonight’s the Night, Radio Radio unveils the music video for My Dance Floor. The song is off their new album (entirely in English) Light the Sky, to be released on February 19th via Bonsound. Pre-order it now on iTunes and Bandcamp (Vinyl/CD/digital).

Watch and share the music video for My Dance Floor via YouTube.

A dance routine was designed specifically for this video, directed by Jean-François Sauvé. What impressed me the most with Radio Radio is their ability to always push the boundaries and reinvent themselves, explains Sauvé. Not to mention that they’re tall, stylish guys, and they dance pretty well too. They have everything.

The official launch show will take place at Club Soda on Monday, February 22nd as part of the Montreal High Lights Festival. (Tickets)

Tour Dates
02/05/16 Jonquière, QC // Saguenay en Neige
02/06/16 Saint-Casimir, QC // La Taverne
02/12/16 Lavaltrie, QC // Café culturel de la Chasse-galerie
02/13/16 St-André-Avellin, QC // Le St-André
02/20/16 Val-David, QC // Mouton Noir
02/22/16 Montreal, QC // Club Soda (Launch / Montreal High Lights Festival)
02/26/16 Quebec City, QC // Impérial
02/27/16 Baie-Saint-Paul, QC // Hivernal de Baie-St-Paul
03/04/16 Ottawa, ON // Ritual Nightclub
03/10/16 Toronto, ON // Adelaide Hall
03/11/16 Guelph, ON // eBar
03/12/16 Saint Catharines, ON // Detour Music Hall
03/22/16 Calgary, AB // The Palomino
03/23/16 Edmonton, AB // Brixx
03/25/16 Victoria, BC // Upstairs Cabaret
03/26/16 Vancouver, BC // Biltmore Cabaret
04/01/16 Sudbury, ON // Salle de Spectacle de Boréal
04/09/16 Sherbrooke, QC // Boquébière

Lisa LeBlanc unveils the video for her ferociously upbeat track “Gold Diggin’ Hoedown”

Lisa LeBlanc unveils the video for her ferociously upbeat track Gold Diggin’ Hoedown off her mini-album Highways, Heartaches and Time Well-Wasted (released via Bonsound).

Director Didier Charette wanted to showcase western communities outside of America. The video was filmed over 10 days in Tokyo, Japan, the perfect fast-paced city for this fast-paced song.

The video was mostly filmed guerilla style, says the director:

It was really interesting to shoot with Sanae because we couldn't really talk, she didn't speak English and I don't speak Japanese. So I had my little book, with basic Japanese stuff I had written down to tell her what I wanted to film. People would give us looks as a Japanese cowgirl was walking with three male foreigners.

Bonsound's 2015 Holiday Party

Bonsound's 2015 Holiday Party

This year, we're celebrating the holidays under the tropic lights. We have two great DJs to get you groovin' on the dancefloor: Dr. MaD and Hua Li. This is all going down on Friday, December 11th at 10pm at La Sala Rossa. There's no cover charge, so invite your friends. The more, the merrier!

Bonsound's 2015 Holiday Party
La Sala Rossa | 4848 St-Laurent blvd.
Friday, December 11th | 10pm
DJ sets: Dr. MaD and Hua Li
Free!

Radio Radio announces the release of their album Light the Sky and shares a new single

With four full-length albums and hundreds of shows under their belt, Radio Radio returns with Light the Sky, an album in english, set to be released on February 19th, 2016 via Bonsound.

Stream and share the first single, Tonight’s The Night, via YouTube.

Gabriel L.B. Malenfant and Jacques Alphonse Doucet celebrate life with their music. The energy is palpable in this joyful album full of rhythms and hip-hop/electro melodies created by Shash’U (Fool’s Gold Records), DJ Champion, J.u.D. and Alex McMahon (who also produced the album).

The album will launch officially during the Montreal High Lights Festival on Monday, February 22nd at Club Soda. (Tickets) The duo and their two musicians (Steve Caron and Kim Ho) will play shows across Quebec in February before visiting Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia in March.

Tour Dates
02/05/16 Jonquière, QC // Saguenay en Neige
02/06/16 Saint-Casimir, QC // La Taverne
02/12/16 Lavaltrie, QC // Café culturel de la Chasse-galerie
02/13/16 St-André-Avellin, QC // Le St-André
02/20/16 Val-David, QC // Mouton Noir
02/22/16 Montreal, QC // Club Soda (Launch / Montreal High Lights Festival)
02/26/16 Quebec City, QC // Impérial
02/27/16 Baie-Saint-Paul, QC // Hivernal de Baie-St-Paul
03/04/16 Ottawa, ON // Ritual Nightclub
03/10/16 Toronto, ON // Adelaide Hall
03/11/16 Guelph, ON // eBar
03/12/16 Saint Catharines, ON // Detour Music Hall
03/22/16 Calgary, AB // The Palomino
03/23/16 Edmonton, AB // Brixx
03/25/16 Victoria, BC // Upstairs Cabaret
03/26/16 Vancouver, BC // Biltmore Cabaret
04/01/16 Sudbury, ON // Salle de Spectacle de Boréal
04/09/16 Sherbrooke, QC // Boquébière

Milk & Bone, Pierre Kwenders and Ponctuation win prizes at the 2015 GAMIQ Awards

Milk & Bone, Pierre Kwenders and Ponctuation win prizes at the 2015 GAMIQ Awards

Congrats to our artists Milk & Bone, Pierre Kwenders and Ponctuation for winning prizes at the GAMIQ last night! Milk & Bone won 3 trophies including Pop Album of the Year, Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Song of the Year. Pierre Kwenders and Ponctuation respectively won the Electro Album of the Year and the Album Artwork of the Year awards.

Milk & Bone
Pop Album of the Year (for Little Mourning)
Breakthrough Artist of the Year
Song of the Year (for Coconut Water)

Pierre Kwenders
Electro Album of the Year (for Le Dernier Empereur Bantou)

Ponctuation
Album Artwork of the Year (Louis-Alexandre Beauregard for La réalité nous suffit)

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