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Flemish Eye welcomes Viet Cong to the family

It won’t come as a great surprise to fans of the label to hear that we are going to be working with Viet Cong. Made up of former members of bands in our tight-knit community, the Calgary-based band is mesmerizing on stage, and we’ve been excited about Viet Cong since their first shows.

We can’t keep it under wraps any longer, as the Calgary-based band are heading to SXSW to play some showcases this week and are sure to be turning heads. SXSW showcase details here. More news about release dates and tours will come soon!

"I Want You Back" : a Chad VanGaalen exclusive Record Store Day 7"

Chad VanGaalen has put together a four-song 7" for Record Store Day. The 7", entitled "I Want You Back", features four songs not available anywhere else, including Chad's upcoming album "Shrink Dust".

Of course it features the inimitable artwork of Chad himself; feast your eyes on it here. This exclusive RSD release is limited to 300 copies in Canada (2300 worldwide). Pick one up on April 19th at your local retailer!  

Braids hit the road with Wye Oak

Braids announce a 16 date tour with Wye Oak!  The tour kicks off this May in Pittsburgh, and winds through the eastern US, ending in Atlanta; en route they stop in Montreal at Il Motore and Toronto at the Horseshoe Tavern. Braids announced their dates today in a video accompanied some previously unreleased music here.

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Braids (8/16 dates)

May 2 :: Pittsburgh, PA
May 3 :: Lancaster, PA
May 5 :: Philadelphia, PA
May 6 :: Washington, DC
May 7 :: New York City, NY
May 9 :: Boston, MA
May 10 :: Montreal, QC
May 11 :: Toronto, ON

Chad VanGaalen (8/27 dates)

May 13 :: Montreal, QC
May 14 :: Boston, MA
May 15 :: Brooklyn, NY
May 16 :: Philadelphia, PA
May 17 :: Washington, DC
May 18 :: Pittsburgh, PA
May 19 :: Cincinnati, OH
May 20 :: Columbus, OH

Viet Cong (4/4 dates)

June 4 :: Edmonton , AB
June 5 :: Regina , SK
June 6 :: Winnipeg, MB
June 7 :: Saskatoon, SK

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RT @KeloniusMonk: The new Chad Vangaalen album is AMAZING!!! Holy schmokesssss 12 hours, 37 minutes

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