Tuesday Happenings #6 — Album out Today!

Well . . . here we are . . . the final instalment of Tuesday Happenings.

Today is the official release date of our self-titled debut album as Papermaps.  That means stores across Canada will  get their copies today.  Slowly but surely (over the next few days) those records should get put in the bins (somewhere between  Papercuts  and Pavement) or even racked (as they say in the music biz).  If you are a record store stocking our record, let me take this opportunity to thank you! If you are not (but want to) you know where to get it.

Item 1: Virtual Ink
Today we are featured on Alan Cross’ very excellent and influential Explore Music site:

http://exploremusic.com/indie-track/papermaps-reunion/

And the super keener blog, Panic Manual reviewed our record today (and are giving away free passes to our CD Release Party on April 29 at Sneaky Dees):

http://www.panicmanual.com/2011/04/18/cd-review-papermaps/

And we just love the review by our friends at Buying Shots for Bands:
http://buyingshotsforbands.com/2011/04/17/papermaps-st/

Item 2: Radio, Radio
I did my first on-air interview (a phone in) with DJ and MD,  Rob Grant over on the very excellent West Coast station 103.5 FM  The Bridge. Man was I nervous!  In other big news, Todd called me up to inform me that he heard our song Reunion on the CBC One! Sure enough, they tweeted it  – - so a big thank you to our friends at the CBC!

Item 3: Shows, Shows, Shows
The Papermaps 401 Tour continues and Waterloo is next! Here are all the FB events this month:
Waterloo / Maxwell’shttp://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=160539607335607
Guelph / Jimmy’shttp://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=193479334022272
Windsor / Phoghttp://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=211983462161172
St. Catharines / Mansion http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=162441260477180
London / APK Livehttp://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=181729778542099

And our hometown show:
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=104957892922307

Item 4: Buy the Album!
The main thing we want you to take away from this instalment is:  go out there! Get yourself a copy!  We appreciate your patronage and support!

Thanks and Dean out!

Posted: April 19th, 2011 | Author: dean | Filed under: New Release, Papermaps, Record Review | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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