Timber Timbre Receive Polaris Music Prize Nomination + New Single
Canadian folk band, Timber Timbre have been nominated for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize. Modelled on the Mercury Music Prize, the award is awarded annually to the best Canadian album.
The band's latest album, Creep On Creepin' On, is included on the award's long-list alongside other Canadian acts, such as Arcade Fire, Austra and Women.
Meanwhile, on June 20th, the band will release album title track 'Creep on Creepin' On' digitally, via Full Time Hobby
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So today has been an explosive day for music news and we only managed to get through half of it. So, like Tom Hanks saving Matt Damon in Saving Private Ryan, we're going to extract some more news from the depths and send them home. Enjoy. Women Women (above) are set to play the following shows in support of their second album Public Strain, which will be released August 23 in the UK on CD/LP/Digital formats. August 30 Sheffield, DiS @ Harley 8pm, Â£6 adv August 31... (continued) [read more]
This is great news for anyone already with a ticket, especially touts. [read more]