EBR023 – ETERNAL BUMMER PRESENTS THE SOUNDS OF HURONSOUND 2016

Eternal Bummer Huronsound 2016 Album Art

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ETERNAL BUMMER PRESENTS
THE SOUNDS OF HURONSOUND 2016

Eternal Bummer Records is so very thrilled to present its 23rd release, The Sounds of Huronsound 2016, for free download.

For the third year in a row, Huron County’s premier festival for burgeoning music and artistic talent Huronsound has put together a killer show for us bummery denizens of Ontario’s West Coast. This year, Huronsound goes down in Exeter on Saturday, July 15th and we thought well hey, sounds like the perfect occasion to bring the bummer to yr summer with a free compilation featuring artists performing at this year’s festival! From soul to country to all kinds of folk, this six-song wonder brings tracks from the likes of London’s The Marrieds, Exeter’s Major/Minor, Toronto’s Among Giants, Clinton’s Graham Bedard, South Huron’s Odd Soul Collective, and an exclusive new song from Brucefield’s Celebrated Folk Icon Ivan Rivers. Take a free download, take a close listen, and delight yr earholes before you head to Exeter and catch it all live yourself.

TRACKLISTING:
1. The Marrieds – June
2. Among Giants – Pages
3. Major/Minor – Carter & Cash (ft. Taylor Holden)
4. Ivan Rivers – Confidante (exclusive)
5. Graham Bedard – Strip It Down
6. Odd Soul Collective – Hold On, I’m Comin’ (Live)

FREE DOWNLOAD

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EBR022 – AMONG GIANTS – THE SWELLS

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AMONG GIANTS
THE SWELLS

I don’t know about you, but Eternal Bummer Records is feeling stoked to bring you its 22nd release, Among Giants’ debut album The Swells, for free download.

The wandering folk minstrels of Among Giants have roots in Huron County and down Highway 4 in the Forest City London, Ontario, but now wander through the 6ix with their woes in big city Toronto. After previously releasing their debut EP 5 Songs & a Poem, a record about the falling in love and falling from grace of musical and romantic partners Dan Steinman and Keyena Marie, The Swells arrives negotiating the difficult dilemma of loving another person while staying whole yourself. Luckily for us, the sound of that struggle is a fully-formed, 9-song twee-folk wonderwork. Shakers, melodica, and Steinman and Keyena’s back and forth interplay make the songs swing from Lumineers-jangle to Edwarde Sharpe eccentricity to Celtic hoedown all over an album that never crosses the line into gooey gimmickry, their beating hearts bursting with an authenticity that only a couple of county kids can muster. Do your summer selves a favour and download this sunshine-y release for free from yr eternally bummed buds.

TRACKLISTING:
1. Movers & Shakers
2. Pages
3. Our Kind
4. Thrifty Finds
5. Wolfe St
6. KC Jeebies
7. Lemons
8. The Swells (i)
9. The Swells (ii)

FREE DOWNLOAD

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EBR021 – ZABIE – thankyoumoondog

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EBR021
ZABIE
thankyoumoondog

Eternal Bummer Records is buzzed to bring you our 21st release, thankyoumoondog by experimental mastermind ZABIE, for free download.

ZABIE is the new project of Joe Elliott, a Teeswater expat who now resides in Kingston, Ontario. Elliott, of great Huron County scene lore and bummerati A Cat Named Wolf, offers his debut release as ZABIE here, a tribute to legendary composer, poet, and New York City street performer Moondog on what would have been his 100th birthday. Over four songs of beautiful, meandering, atmospheric ambience, ZABIE pays an impressionistic homage to one of his musical inspirations. “I was working on this stuff for a while and really getting lost,” Elliott says, “It all sucked. Then I listened to Moondog 2 and something clicked. The vocals, in particular.” In place of synths or programmed instruments, most of the music is just manipulated wordless vocal rounds. It’s an audio expression of gratitude and a bold and rewarding musical endeavour in its own right. Download it for free and you’ll be saying thankyouZABIE.

TRACKLISTING
1. Raccoon
2. Signs Of The Answerer
3. Derby 1895
4. Radishes

FREE DOWNLOAD

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EBR020 – OWEN WILSON – OWEN WILSON EP

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OWEN WILSON
OWEN WILSON EP

Eternal Bummer Records is back and stoked to bring you its 20th release, the debut EP from Toronto’s Owen Wilson.

Four songs. 3 and a half minutes. That’s all you need to get gobsmacked by the tenacity and intensity of this cantankerous quartet. Straight from the horse’s mouth:

“Owen Wilson is a band that plays music very quickly. This EP contains four songs called Laundromat, Intentions, Front Row Seat, and Dead Weight. They are about peculiar want ads, believing you’ve been in love before, puking in front of someone you care about, and feeling exhausted.

Luke Graves, Ian Culley, Kaan Gunesberk, and Emmett O’Reilly played this music on July 7, 2014. Tristan Henderson recorded it. Stu McKillop at Rain City Recorders mastered it. Hannah Lecours took all photographs.”

A collaborative release with Huron County native Emmett O’Reilly’s new label NYK Records and yr good pals in Eternal Bummer Records, we’re stoked to offer the Owen Wilson EP for free download. Tell all yr friends. Tell yr enemies too.

TRACKLISTING
1. Laundromat
2. Intentions
3. Front Row Seat
4. Dead Weight

FREE DOWNLOAD

STREAM BELOW

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EBR019 – MIKEY CHUCK RIVERS – A DELICATE MAN: SONGS OF THE NATIONAL

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EBR019
MIKEY CHUCK RIVERS
A DELICATE MAN: SONGS OF THE NATIONAL

Eternal Bummer Records softly announces its 19th release, Mikey Chuck Rivers’ cover collection A Delicate Man: Songs of the National, for free download.

Clinton, Ontario’s Mikey Chuck Rivers has been a fervent fan of the elegant indie dad-rockers known as the The National since his own father read a cover story in Paste Magazine and bought their entire discography back in like 2007. Though it was a “Slow Show”* letting these Brooklyn-by-way-of-Ohio all-stars into the teenage Rivers’ shitty heart, it happened and it happened hard, resulting in this aptly-named lo-fi release A Delicate Man. The title, a cribbed lyric from the band’s song “Lemonworld”, hints toward the hushed and heavenfaced* approach of ADM‘s tone, where Mikey spent late nights whispering, howling, and plucking away in his childhood bedroom with a USB mic, Garageband, and a couple country ciders and “All the Wine”*.

The project has roots all the way back to 2011, when Mikey first put to tape a ramshackle folksy spin on the band’s calling card “Fake Empire” during a desolate residency in Etobicoke. The song returns here, along with Alligator’s “Abel” and High Violet‘s “Bloodbuzz Ohio” and “Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks”, all overlapping acoustic guitars, banjos, and wolf-cub whimpers. The record is solely Rivers, save the EB debut of Banjo Ryan (of “Josh, Ryan, and Me” fame), who contributes a psychedelic solo banjo interpretation of “Looking for Astronauts” at the record’s end. Fun fact: Mikey and Ryan got wasted and saw the National at Massey Hall in like 2010, and a year later, ole Ryan broke Mikey’s banjo; talk about “Graceless.”*

Long-promised, along with the debut record It’s Mikey Here and its follow-up Mystic Keg, A Delicate Man arrives nonetheless as a pit-stop in the Rivers road-trip. After a strange spring and summer, here’s another bit from yr Bummers before yr ole pal Mikey sets his sights on sprucing up the world. Don’t get “Mistaken for Strangers”* and have a free download; we guarantee trouble won’t find you*.

*asterisks denote really shitty The National puns

TRACKLISTING
1. Fake Empire
2. Abel
3. Bloodbuzz Ohio
4. Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks
5. Looking for Astronauts (Bonus Track by Banjo Ryan)

FREE DOWNLOAD

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HURONSOUND & ARTS FESTIVAL THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 14th

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HURONSOUND & ARTS FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, JUNE 14th
ft Mikey Chuck Rivers, Fermented Oranges, Josh Geddis, Stegall, A Cat Named Wolf, Celtae Lynne, Major/Minor, Sarah Hoy, Texas King, Say Hello

from the FB page:

Blyth Arts & Culture Initiative 14/19 are putting together a day of music and visual arts to celebrate the diverse local talents of Huron County. Held at the Clinton Raceway on June 14, 2014 this day-long festival will showcase regional musicians and artists and give them an opportunity to share their creative passion with a live audience.

This festival is sure to be enjoyed by all ages and will feature varying genres of music and an Artisan Fair that will showcase the artistic talents of both visual artists and photographers from our area. HuronSound and Arts Festival is not just a concert. It is a cultural exposé of the talented individuals who contribute to the artistic make-up of Ontario’s West Coast.

Online pre-sale tickets are available now for $10 at http://www.blyth or you can purchase at the door for $15.

There will be food and drinks available for purchase and it is licensed by the L.L.B.O.

CLINTON, ONTARIO
GET AND STAY BUMMED
xoxo

SETLIST:
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NATIONAL DRONE DAY at ETERNAL BUMMER MANOR – SATURDAY, MAY 10TH

ETERNAL BUMMER NATIONAL DRONE DAY
WEIRD CANADA and ETERNAL BUMMER present
NATIONAL DRONE DAY

at ETERNAL BUMMER MANOR
Saturday, March 10th, 2014
FACEBOOK LINK

What is National Drone Day?
From Weird Canada:
“There is a deeper, more psychological and important reason for the existence of a day where we come together to celebrate drone music. As a gateway into fringe music, drone possesses many convenient qualities: it’s an onomatopoeia; easy to understand yet broad enough to encapsulate a wide variety of experimental streams. ”

What does this mean?
Right? Totally.

So what do we do?
Show up to Eternal Bummer Manor this Saturday. Bring some snacks. Bring some dranks. Bring your own instrument. Bring yrself. The rest will be provided. You’re invited.

PWYC. BYOB. BYOI. MAKE SOME NOISE.

STAY BUMMED xoxo
Love,
Eternal Bummer Records
https://eternalbummer.wordpress.com/
http://weirdcanada.com/
http://droneday.org/

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