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June 18th, 2024

Claudia Bouvette unveils new single CALL ME BACK !

Claudia Bouvette
June 14th, 2024

Elisapie, recently honoured on a Canada Post stamp, announces Montréal, Toronto, New York City and Vancouver dates

Elisapie
June 13th, 2024

Virginie B announces the release of her sophomore album

Virginie B
June 12th, 2024

Our artists on the Polaris Prize Long List!

June 6th, 2024

Virginie B returns with Hyperboi, a quirky pop banger

Virginie B
May 24th, 2024

Joe Rocca releases Hybride, his sophomore solo album

Joe Rocca
May 22nd, 2024

Joe Rocca reveals new song Blues de Jeans two days before the release of his second album Hybride

Joe Rocca
May 16th, 2024

Les Breastfeeders are back with the rock n’ roll earworm Les pieds chez toi

Les Breastfeeders
April 29th, 2024

Täbï Yösha takes home the award for Musical Revelation of the Year at Gala Dynastie

Täbï Yösha
April 26th, 2024

Corridor's new album Mimi is out now!

Corridor
April 25th, 2024

Täbï Yösha shares a remix of Loving You With a Broken Heart by Dogzout

Täbï Yösha
April 23rd, 2024

Corridor unveils the song Jump Cut with an enthralling music video, a few days before the release of their new album Mimi on Friday

Corridor
April 19th, 2024

Champion celebrates the 20th anniversary of Chill 'Em All with the first vinyl edition and announces new shows with his G-Strings

DJ Champion
April 19th, 2024

Population II’s new EP Serpent Échelle is out now

Population II
April 18th, 2024

Joe Rocca shares R&B ballad Amours et Contradictions and announces the release of Hybride, his sophomore solo album

Joe Rocca
April 17th, 2024

Population II unveils Comme tu le souhaites (Ding Dong) two days before the release of their new EP Serpent Échelle

Population II
April 11th, 2024

Virginie B pays an irresistible tribute to femininity on hana

Virginie B
April 5th, 2024

Annie-Claude Deschênes releases LES MANIÈRES DE TABLE, her debut album

Annie-Claude Deschênes
April 3rd, 2024

Annie-Claude Deschênes unveils the title track of debut album LES MANIÈRES DE TABLE two days before its release

Annie-Claude Deschênes
March 26th, 2024

Joe Rocca announces the release of Hybride, his sophomore album

Joe Rocca

Shaina Hayes unveils Sun and Time, the perfect folk-pop song to overcome the winter blues

After garnering praise from KCRW and Consequence with her single New Favorite, released in November 2023, Shaina Hayes returns today with Sun and Time, a song dedicated to those who've had any kind of encounter with the winter blues. This is the second single off Kindergarten Heart, due out via Bonsound on February 23rd. The album launch show will take place at Le Ministère, in Montreal, on April 4th, 2024. More shows are scheduled across Quebec in the spring.

With Sun and Time’s lyrics, Shaina Hayes summons the warmth and buzz of summers past, and urges the listener to hang tight while another one makes its way around. Drum-forward and built around a moody, strumming electric guitar, the song ventures a little farther into the realm of indie-pop, while maintaining Hayes’ signature tender, folky charm.

Sun and Time is accompanied by a music video created by Flavie Lemée and Charles-David Dubé using stunning footage captured during Shaina Hayes’ 2023 summer tour of Québec. Like the lyrics to Sun and Time, the video is a nostalgic nod to sunshine and summertime.

Kindergarten Heart is Shaina Hayes’ follow-up to to coax a waltz, released independently in 2022. On both albums, the singer-songwriter worked with Francis Ledoux and David Marchand (from the band zouz) who co-produced the record. Together, the three worked to gently weave elements of nostalgia, wonder and lightheartedness into this collection of songs. The result is a sophomore album which is both whimsical and earnest, and whose soothing charm is also reflected in the design of the record.

After the gray monotony of the pandemic, Hayes realized that it was going to take a focused effort for her to be able to tap back into joy and play. During this period, the initial theme of Kindergarten Heart began to take shape: the rekindling of childlike wonder. During the making of the album though, the theme evolved to encompass memory more broadly, not simply of childhood. In its final form, the album is about the act of looking back, either through an active lens to inform the current moment, or through a more passive lens, as a means of honoring these memories and the people they contain.

Tour dates
20/01/2024 Sherbrooke, QC - Théâtre Granada (Supporting Elisapie)
15/02/2024 Saint-Eustache, QC - Le Zénith Promutuel Assurance (Supporting Elisapie)
24/02/2024 Laval, QC - Salle André-Mathieu (Supporting Elisapie)
16/03/2024 Gatineau, QC - La Basoche
22/03/2024 Maskinongé, QC - Magasin Général Lebrun
23/03/2024 Brossard, QC - Le Club Dix30
29/03/2024 Drummondville, QC - Espace Mandeville
04/04/2024 Montréal, QC - Le Ministère (album launch show)
06/04/2024 Québec City, QC - Théâtre Petit Champlain
19/04/2024 Lévis, QC - Vieux Bureau de Poste
20/04/2024 St-Hyacinthe, QC - Le Zaricot
03/05/2024 Ste-Geneviève, QC - Salle Pauline-Julien
04/05/2024 Longueuil, QC - Cabaret Jean-Louis Millette
16/05/2024 Trois-Rivières, QC - Salle Louis-Philippe Poisson

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