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Release Day Ep 11 – Twin Flames

On August 28th, 2020, multi-award winning, chart-topping Indigenous folk artists Twin Flames released their 3rd studio album “Omen”. When listening through this album, you would think it was a product of such a trying year. As relevant as the songs and their messages...

Release Day Ep 10 – Flara K

On Episode 10 of Release Day, Alex Huard sits down with Montreal Pop duo Flara K to talk about their unique approach to releasing their debut EP “Anxious, Irrational, Fashionable” during the COVID era.  Just days before recording the interview, Sam and Collin returned...

Release Day Ep 9 – Victoria Anthony

Victoria Anthony made headlines 2 years ago when, leading up to P!NK’s concert at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, she campaigned on social media and in the news for a chance to sing at the show - in hopes the beloved superstar might get the message… In...

Release Day Ep 8 – Stephen Stanley

I could only imagine how different it was to be a band in the music business during the 90s - the costs of any kind of professional production were astronomical, you could only be discovered in a bar or on the radio, and it was one of the last decades before producing...

Release day ep 7 – Loviet

When it comes to debut EPs, there aren’t many that stand out to me like that of the Nova Scotia born, Toronto based Indie-Pop artist, Loviet.  “Everyone Knows The Thrill When It’s Over” is a ten and a half minute collection of summer anthems you could seamlessly mix...

RELEASE DAY EP 6 – Zoon

On June 19th, indigenous artist Daniel Monkman a.k.a. Zoon, released his debut album “Bleached Wavves” through Paper Bag Records. Daniel’s moniker Zoongide’ewin (Zoon for short) is the Ojibway word for courage, it’s a theme that shreds its way through Daniel’s music...

RELEASE DAY EP 5 – Julian Taylor

Welcome to "Release Day," an ongoing series where we sit down with Canadian musicians of all genres to discuss their latest releases from singles to albums, and their strategy behind releasing it to the world. We are honoured & proud to be releasing our latest...

RELEASE DAY EP 4 – Nicole Haber

Welcome to "Release Day," an ongoing series where we sit down with Canadian musicians of all genres to discuss their latest releases from singles to albums, and their strategy behind releasing it to the world. There are many roads that lead us to where we are in our...

Release Day EP 3 – Mountain Head

Welcome to Release Day, an ongoing series where Alex Huard sits down with musicians of all genres to discuss their latest releases from singles to Albums, and their strategy behind releasing it to the world.  Babe Ruth famously said - “Heroes get remembered, but...

Release Day Ep 2 – Jordan PauL

Welcome to Release Day, an ongoing series where Alex Huard sits down with musicians of all genres to discuss their latest releases from singles to Albums,and their strategy behind releasing it to the world. Mesmerizing, captivating, brilliant, pick a superlative - it...

How are Canadian artists releasing their new music to the world? That’s what Dropout contributor Alex Huard is asking musicians from coast-to-coast in his series, “Release Day.” Each episode features a different artist talking about their process for releasing music, and how this unusual time in history has had an impact on their release strategies.

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Release Day Ep 11 – Twin Flames

Release Day Ep 11 – Twin Flames

On August 28th, 2020, multi-award winning, chart-topping Indigenous folk artists Twin Flames released their 3rd studio album “Omen”. When listening through this album, you would think it was a product of such a trying year. As relevant as the songs and their messages...

Release Day Ep 10 – Flara K

Release Day Ep 10 – Flara K

On Episode 10 of Release Day, Alex Huard sits down with Montreal Pop duo Flara K to talk about their unique approach to releasing their debut EP “Anxious, Irrational, Fashionable” during the COVID era.  Just days before recording the interview, Sam and Collin returned...

Release Day Ep 9 – Victoria Anthony

Release Day Ep 9 – Victoria Anthony

Victoria Anthony made headlines 2 years ago when, leading up to P!NK’s concert at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, she campaigned on social media and in the news for a chance to sing at the show - in hopes the beloved superstar might get the message… In...

Release day ep 7 – Loviet

Release day ep 7 – Loviet

When it comes to debut EPs, there aren’t many that stand out to me like that of the Nova Scotia born, Toronto based Indie-Pop artist, Loviet.  “Everyone Knows The Thrill When It’s Over” is a ten and a half minute collection of summer anthems you could seamlessly mix...

RELEASE DAY EP 6 – Zoon

RELEASE DAY EP 6 – Zoon

On June 19th, indigenous artist Daniel Monkman a.k.a. Zoon, released his debut album “Bleached Wavves” through Paper Bag Records. Daniel’s moniker Zoongide’ewin (Zoon for short) is the Ojibway word for courage, it’s a theme that shreds its way through Daniel’s music...

Release Day Ep 2 – Jordan PauL

Release Day Ep 2 – Jordan PauL

Welcome to Release Day, an ongoing series where Alex Huard sits down with musicians of all genres to discuss their latest releases from singles to Albums,and their strategy behind releasing it to the world. Mesmerizing, captivating, brilliant, pick a superlative - it...

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