Curve Music

Pretty Archie Return with Brand-New Self-Titled Album

February 11, 2022

Cape Breton five-piece Pretty Archie celebrate their 10-year anniversary with their latest effort. “Pretty Archie” is the band’s sixth full-length release and was released by Curve Music/Warner Music Canada. Produced by legendary producer, Mark Howard (The Tragically Hip, U2, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan & many more) and was recorded live off the floor from lakeside sessions at a Cape Breton A-frame cottage. “We were in the house for two weeks, basically doing a song a day, and we did evening sessions that had a cooler relaxed feel,” explained bandleader Brian Cathcart. “It is more focused, even though you still can’t quite…

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Pretty Archie Set to Release New Album in Early 2022

December 7, 2021

Pretty Archie, welcome their sixth album, simply titled Pretty Archie in 2022,  and  it represents a quantum leap forward in the evolution of the group’s sound. ”I feel each of our other records was a step ahead of the previous one, but this one is six steps ahead,” declares bassist/vocalist/songwriter Colin Gillis. “We are proud of everything we’ve put out, but this is at a different level.” Helping the group realize the formidable creative achievement that is Pretty Archie was internationally-acclaimed record producer and engineer Mark Howard, whose star-studded resume includes work with the likes of Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson,…

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10th Anniversary Edition: Garth Hudson Presents a Canadian Celebration of The Band

December 7, 2021

10 Years ago, Garth Hudson released his Masterpiece Tribute to The Band. Garth gathered together some of Canada’s biggest artists to record an “All Canadian” tribute to his former band. Produced by Garth Hudson and Peter Moore, and with songs selected by Garth himself, “A Canadian Celebration of The Band”, has been out of print for a number of years. We are pleased to announce the 10th Anniversary Edition which includes two never before heard bonus tracks and a 44-page booklet with forward from Alan Cross. Available now in the Curve Music Store.

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Curve Music Signs Exclusive Distribution Deal For North America With Warner Music Canada

May 7, 2021

Curve Music and Sonic Envy are very excited to announce a new exclusive distribution agreement with Warner Music Canada for North America. Under the new deal, Warner Music Canada will take over distribution for both the Curve Music and Sonic Envy labels. “Steve Kane and his team at Warner Music are sincerely some of best folks in the music business,” says Brian Hetherman, president of Curve Music and Sonic Envy. “Steve and I go back farther than either of us would probably care to admit and it’s truly an honour to be working with him again. Given that Warner Music…

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Scott B. Sympathy’s Neil Yonge Street and Drinking With The Poet Now Available for Pre-Order

March 15, 2021

The only thing more exciting than the Scott B. Sympathy reissues is the PRE-ORDER for them! NEIL YONGE STREET and DRINKING WITH THE POET are now available in the Curve Music Store. The pre-sale comes only days after the announcement of the reissues and is exciting fans with it’s variety of options. Neil Yonge Street is available on CD, VINYL and even CASSETTE! Or you can bundle both Neil Yonge Street and Drinking With The Poet on CD for only $30. Head over to the store and place your pre-order today!

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Curve Music to Reissue Scott B. Sympathy Indie Classic Recordings

March 10, 2021

The late 1980s and early ‘90s on the Queen Street West scene was a golden age in Toronto’s music history. Free-spirited and imaginative songwriters and musicians were creating work on their own terms, regardless of commercial imperatives. At the heart of this vibrant musical community was Scott B. Sympathy, a group built around the formidable songwriting chops of leader Scott B. (Scott Bradshaw), and comprising some of the most original and talented young players in the city. The first two Scott B. Sympathy albums, 1990’s Neil Yonge Street and 1992’s Drinking with The Poet, captured this compelling combo in full…

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Western Swing Authority Release Single & Music Video for “This Old Bar”

October 22, 2020

(Thursday, October 22, 2020 – Toronto, Ontario) The Western Swing Authority, Canada’s most recognized and awarded authentic Western Swing group, are excited to announce the release of their single and music video for “This Old Bar”. Watch the video here:    The video highlights both the love and comfort of your favourite bar while confronting the cold, harsh reality of those places during the worldwide pandemic. It also addresses the lack of places for people to hang out with friends or see their favourite bands.   “The song was originally written about the Commercial Tavern in Maryhill, Ontario, where we…

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Western Swing Authority Live Online

April 19, 2020

Due to the global pandemic, many bands are unable to perform and gather to their scheduled performances. However, many are planning on doing some online performances, so stay tuned to catch for instance The Western Swing Authority! Sign up to their newsletter on their website to find out when they will be!

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New Album by The Foreign Films

March 20, 2020

Ocean Moon (new songs & hidden gems) is available NOW! This new album takes us on a nostalgic trip to the past while we dream of a brighter tomorrow. Available on Apple Music, iTunes and Wonderful artwork by Kristie Ryder (Poppermost Prints)

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Pretty Archie’s Creative Take on “Linger” by The Cranberries

March 11, 2020

The perfect treat if you’re feeling those midweek vibes. Pretty Archie delivers this creative take on The Cranberries’ hit “Linger.” Just one of the many fan favourites you can expect on their upcoming release RUNNING FOR COVER! Pre-order is live now! Click here to get yours today & let us know what you think of the video! 

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