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Fattooth Release Fan Video From Recent Too Cold To F@ck Tour & In Search of "Toothy of The Month"

Fattooth

NEWS RELEASE

Montreal, QC - April 30, 2010

Montreal punk rockers Fattooth who recently came off their TOO Cold To F@ck Tour will be releasing a series of videos collected and submitted from their fans via their youtube channel.

http://www.youtube.com/FattoothMusic

"This was a wicked tour of heavy weight champion music. We want to say thanks to all our amazing fans that painted their faces, chanted our slogans and created the most dangerous mosh pits. We're looking forward to crush the road again!" commented front man Hucifer.

Fattooth is still calling out to those across Canada who attended their tour dates.

"We want you! Send us your video and if you got pics we want those too!

In addition to fan submitted material, Fattooth will be choosing one lucky fan for their submissions to be the "Toothy of the Month" and will receive some free swag from the band.

Dates for Fattooth's next upcoming tour will be announced soon.

“These nine tracks become almost a deli platter of variety where one can pick and choose whatever entices them at that moment." - Exclaim!

“With their randy sense of humour and witty one-liners, Fattooth boast an amusing slice of tongue-in-cheek punk rock’n’roll heavily influenced by the likes of hardcore, metal and even elements of cock rock.” - Exclaim!

“The energy and talent coming outta this band is phenomenal… I love the sound” – Snap! Magazine

“You'll be hooked” 4/5 - Shockwave Magazine

"Fattooth brings on a mix of Punk, Cock Rock and Metal roots that make the sluts rip their shirts off..." -Komodo Rock

The Baghdaddios “Song Fer Ma” Rare Mother’s Day Treat

The Baghdaddios

Montreal, QC - May 4, 2010

Who: The Baghdaddios

What: New Punk Rock Mother's Day Single - "Song Fer Ma" [Mp3]

Where: To radio stations and on the just-released "Let It Out / Volume Three" indie compilation

Release Date: May 4, 2010

BACKGROUND:

The Baghdaddios, indie veterans of the Lower East Side punk rock scene, have been making music in NYC for over 17 years. One of the best loved, underground acts of the late '90s, they continue to record and release new songs.

This Tuesday, May 4th, The Baghdaddios release a special issue targeting moms, “Song Fer Ma (Happy Mutha’s Day)”. Recorded In the same old-school punk style which defines their sound, the group has also released additional mixes of the tune, including an acoustic and spoken word version which is accessable on their MySpace page. All in all, very punk, very indie, very D.I.Y. and very current..

For more information please visit the following links:

www.MySpace.com/TheBaghdaddios

http://www.letitoutvolumethree.com/

http://www.youtube.com/Baghdaddio

BACHMAN & TURNER Release First New Song in Over 20 Years

Bachman and Turner

BACHMAN & TURNER Release First New Song in Over 20 Years;
“Rock N’ Roll Is The Only Way Out” available for free at www.bachmanandturner.com

After many years of gentle prodding by music fans and industry aficionados, Randy Bachman and Fred Turner, two giants of rock n' roll, are finally back together as Bachman & Turner after being apart for over 20 years. The group is giving away the first track “Rock n' Roll is the Only Way Out” on their website www.bachmanandturner.com - a glimpse into Bachman & Turner's brand new album slated for release September 7, 2010 through E1 Music.

The yet-unnamed studio album, will be stocked with great new tracks - all penned by Randy Bachman and Fred Turner - that seamlessly fit among their classic rock anthems.

"I'm thrilled to be working on new music with Fred and feel a sense of excitement and anticipation," says Randy Bachman. "I feel like I'm coming full circle with a completeness that I never ever thought I'd feel again."

2010 TD Toronto Jazz Festival

Without further ado, here are the hot ticket items for the Festival this summer. Tickets are on sale now.

Harry Connick Jr. 06/27 @ Canon Theatre (8pm)
Ticketking - 416.872.1212

Toronto Star Stage @ Nathan Phillips Square (8pm)

Call Ticketmaster 416.870.8000
06/25 - Maceo Parker
06/26 - Herbie Hancock w. Chris Potter & Dave Holland
(Brandi Disterheft opening) The River of Possibilities Tour
06/27 - Taj Mahal & The Trio (James Hunter opening)
06/28 - Stanley Clarke Band f. Hiromi
06/29 - The Roots
06/30 - The Allen Toussaint Band / Mavis Staples
07/01 - Angelique Kidjo
07/02 - John Scofield and the Piety Street Band

Jazz by the Lake Series

Enwave Theatre @ Harbourfront Centre (7pm)
Call 416.973.4000
06/26 - Hilario Duran Big Band (Miguel Zenon Quartet opening)
06/29 - Dave Douglas & Keystone
Spark of Being, A Film by Bill Morrison
06/30 - James Farm feat. Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Matt Penman, Ari Hoenig

06/29 - Serena Ryder w. special guest Cuff The Duke (8pm)
Sirius Stage, Harbourfront Centre

Hard Rock Cafe

9pm - Ticketmaster 416.870.8000
279 Yonge St.

06/28 - Mike Stern Quartet w. Alain Caron
06/29 - Tony Monaco Trio
07/03 - Christian Scott (9:30pm)

Trane Studio

8pm - Ticketmaster 416.870.8000
Trane Studio - 964 Bathurst St.

06/28 - Andre Leroux Quartet
06/29 - Grace Kelly (two sets - 8pm & 10pm)
07/02 - Terry Clarke Trio w. Phil Dwyer
07/03 - Andy Milne & Dapp Theory (two sets - 8pm & 10pm)
07/04 - Sandro Dominelli

The Trane is also presenting:

Dos Mundos Radio ~ Simmer Down! Hot Docs! Roberto Lopez Project!

Saludos de los Dos Mundos!

Que lo que peoples? Special thanks to Jose el interno for covering the final Tuesday edition of Dos Mundos Radio. Remember folks, we’re moving into our new timeslot next week ~ Wednesdays 6pm-8pm EST ~ we CAN’T wait!

In this edition of the Dos Mundos Radio Newsletter, we ask you to come shake it with us at SIMMER DOWN, we wrap up HOT DOCS and we invite you to a very special event featuring the ROBERTO LOPEZ PROJECT!

Simmer Down + Dos Mundos = Beige Babies!

This Friday Night, I’m happy to be playing alongside one of our favourite DJ crews in the city of Toronto ~ SIMMER DOWN~ Whenever we get together with the Simmer Down boys, something happens, and we turn into complete pendejos! But the mix of styles and sounds becomes a funky, freaky free for all on the dancefloor! Come out for this Tropi-Carib edition and shake that culitoooo!

MORE HOT DOCS!

Keith Bradford named as Executive Director of Cashbox Magazine Nashville

Kevin Bradford

by Sandy Graham

When you first speak to Keith Bradford, there is a slight accent you can’t quite place – but definitely not a Tennessee trill to his deep, engaging voice. ‘My Grand-parents on my father’s side were born in Canada, Montreal Quebec actually” Keith says. ‘We were surrounded by French music, jigs reels, polkas as my grandmother on my mother’s side was this little old French woman. That influenced my brother, Richard to play the 5 string banjo and learn all those great songs. I on the other hand was 8 or 9 years old when I took up the accordion. My father’s side of the family came from Montreal, my last name is really Guilbault. I adopted the stage name of Bradford as it was easier to pronounce and certainly easier to spell.”

DAWSON REIGN’S DEBUT ALBUM – “ENJOY THE RIDE” – NOW AVAILABLE!

Dawson Reigns

With the first single – “If Crazy Wasn’t So Beautiful” already a TOP 20 hit in Canada – airplay in Australia and Japan – Dawson Reigns is well on his way! On Saturday, April 10th – Dawson’s debut album – ENJOY THE RIDE released to the masses at his “packed to the wall” record release party in Cambridge, Ontario.

ENJOY THE RIDE was produced by Jason Barry – one of Canada’s most respected producers!

Dawson’s new single – “Empty Handed” will release to radio worldwide on Monday, April 19th and will be available in Canada on the new Play MPE electronic release program.

With two major endorsement deals – EAS (Dawson is the name and face of their ZonePerfect line) and Carparelli Guitars and the new album available on itunes in Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, Australia and United States – Dawson is looking forward to touring throughout Canada and overseas to promote ENJOY THE RIDE!

FRIENDS OF JACK SIGN LABEL DEAL!

Friends of Jack

Fort McMurray, Alberta based trio – FRIENDS OF JACK recently signed a label deal with Blue Sapphire Music with distribution through DEP / Universal Music.

FRIENDS OF JACK consists of brothers Darryl and Chad John and cousin Paul John. Their music is full with rich sibling harmonies and has an acoustic flare that incorporates acoustic guitar and fiddle.

Born and raised in St. Alban’s, Newfoundland – FRIENDS OF JACK have built a solid fanbase both in Newfoundland and most recently in their home base – Fort McMurray. To get in to see a FRIENDS OF JACK performance in Fort McMurray you better be there before 7:00pm or you can expect at least a two block lineup!

Malcolm McLaren

Malcolm McLaren

Malcolm McLaren, the former manager of punk group the Sex Pistols, has died in Switzerland aged 64.

McLaren, the ex-partner of designer Vivienne Westwood, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer last October.
He set up a clothes shop and label with Westwood on London's King's Road in the 1970s and was later a businessman and performer in his own right.

The couple had a son, Joseph Corre, the co-founder of lingerie shop Agent Provocateur.
His agent told the BBC that McLaren passed away on Thursday morning.

Spokesman Les Malloy said the artist's family was "devastated" and "in shock" after his condition suddenly deteriorated, adding: "He had been doing very well, it's a sad day."

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SANDRO DOMINELLI “THE ALVO SESSIONS”

Sandro Dominelli

A Fusion of Influences
By Catherine Kruczko

Meet Sandro Dominelli… Alberta grown, prolific drummer, diverse musician and simply… a really Kool Kat. This inspired artist shares with me the “behind the scenes” of “THE ALVO SESSIONS”.

Sandro Dominelli has a very compelling personality; he is intelligent, creative and grounded. I was intrigued to delve into the world of jazz with one of Canada’s own.

Drums have always been the instrument of choice for Sandro. At the age of 10, his older brother’s drum kit was the coveted source. The instant his brother was out of sight – Sandro’s banging began.

A couple of early musical influences for this paradiddling master were Gino Vannelli and Rush. What drummer at some point hasn’t attempted to duplicate YYZ….what Canadian for that matter? Sandro’s focus on jazz began when his older brother played a record for him by Pat Metheny, “That turned my head and I got bit by jazz.”

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