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January 19, 2018
CŒUR DE PIRATE RELEASES A BRAND NEW SINGLE



Cœur de pirate is back with “Prémonition,” a catchy new track that’s as danceable and hummable as it is thought-provoking. The song will be featured on a new album set to be released in the spring of 2018.

Stream or download " Prémonition " now on your favorite platform!



January 12, 2018
JULIEN MINEAU CREATES A DARK, VIDEO-GAMESQUE AND “SYNTHELICIOUS” SCORE FOR GAME OF DEATH

The singer, guitarist and composer behind Malajube and Fontarabie has once again expanded his range by composing the soundtrack for Game of Death, a gory horror flick produced by Laurence “Baz” Morais and Sébastien Landry (La chienne). An engaging mosaic of atmospheric synth-pop pieces, the soundtrack album is available now for digital download and online streaming under Dare To Care Records.

Listen to it now on:
iTunes
Apple Music
Spotify
Bandcamp



December 15, 2017
COEUR DE PIRATE X BONLOOK

Cœur de pirate partners up with the Montreal company BonLook ! The Romy and Poppy frames can be ordered now on the BonLook website !



December 15, 2017
CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE

Our online store will be closed from December 18th to January 7th. To make sure you receive everything before the holidays, place your order before December 15th!



December 7, 2017
CŒUR DE PIRATE AND THE MOLINARI LIVE FOR ONE NIGH ONLY

This upcoming March, Coeur de pirate will present an intimate concert with the Molinari quartet at the St-Jean-baptiste church. In an unprecedented solo formula, and for one night only, Beatrice Martin will revisit her greatest hits, accompanied by the sumptuous arrangements of François Vallières (Angèle Dubeau et la Pietà, the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, the McGill Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Lavoie).

Do not miss your chance to see this unique show! Tickets will be on sale on Lepointdevente.com this Saturday, December 9th, at 11 am. RSVP to the Facebook event for all the updates.



November 27, 2017
CHOCOLAT WINS TWO AWARDS AT THE GAMIQ

Chocolat won two awards at GAMIQ last Sunday! Rencontrer Looloo wins Rock Album of the Year and Artwork of the Year.

The album can be listened to on all streaming platforms, and is available on our online store in CD and vinyl formats.



October 16, 2017
KROY: NEW COLLAB WITH HOODIES AT NIGHT

KROY and Hoodies at Night just released another great duet! "4 weeks" is available now and should definitely be saved in your playlist. Listen here!



October 16, 2017
14 NOMINATIONS FOR THE GAMIQ

The entire team is proud to announce that Dare To Care and Grosse Boîte’s artists are nominated 14 times at the GAMIQ. The winners will be announced on November 26th, stay tuned !

AVEC PAS D’CASQUE
Public’s choice
Folk Album– Effet spéciaux
Album cover of the year– Effets spéciaux

CANAILLES
Folk-Bluegrass Album or EP – Backflips
Music video of the year – «Rendez-vous galant»

CATHERINE LEDUC
Indie-rock Album – Un bras de distance avec le soleil

CHOCOLAT
Public’s choice
Rock Album – Rencontrer Looloo
Music video of the year – «Ah ouin»
Album cover of the year – Rencontrer Looloo
Show of the year

ÉMILE BILODEAU
Artist of the year

KROY
Pop Album - SCAVENGER
Music video of the year – «Learn»

And congratulations to our Sainte Cécile artist, Ada Lea, for her nomination in the EP Folk category.



September 18, 2017
SOCALLED PRESENTS TALES FROM ODESSA

Dare To Care Records is proud to announce the release of Socalled’s seventh album, Tales from Odessa, on October 6th. This album doubles as the soundtrack for the Yiddish musical comedy of the same name, also written by Socalled. The artist and Dare to Care wish to thank the Segal Centre and the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre for contributing to the unique musical experience at the core of this album.

Tales from Odessa can be pre-ordered now (CD and digital) from  iTunes, our online store and Bandcamp.



September 13, 2017
24 NOMINATIONS FOR L’ADISQ GALA

Dare To Care Records, Grosse Boîte, Sainte Cécile and our artists are proud to have been nominated 24 times in 20 different catégories for the 39th ADISQ Gala. The winners will be unveiled on October 26th during the industry Gala and the "Premier Gala", and on October 29th for the official gala. 

LES SŒURS BOULAY
Group or duo of the year
Song of the year for «Fais-moi un show de boucane»
Show of the year - Singer songwriter for 4488 de l'Amour

ÉMILE BILODEAU
Revelation of the year
Album of the year - Folk for Rites de passage

AVEC PAS D'CASQUE
Songwriter or composer of the year
Album of the year - Critical acclaim Effets spéciaux
Album of the year - Folk for Effets spéciaux
Music video of the year for «Derviches tourneurs»

FRED FORTIN
Song of the year for «Oiseau»
Music video of the year for «Oiseau»

CHOCOLAT
Album of the year - Rock for Rencontrer Looloo
Music video of the year for «Ah ouin»
Album cover of the year - Jonathan Robert for Rencontrer Looloo
Sound recording of the year - Chocolat for Rencontrer Looloo

CŒUR DE PIRATE
Quebec artist having been most distinguished outside of Quebec

KROY
Album cover of the year - Catherine d'Amours for SCAVENGER

LES APPENDICES
Album of the year - Humor for
Les Appendices chantent les chansons de la saison 9, qui sont moins longues à écouter que de lire le titre de l'album
*Congratulations to Les Appendices and KOTV for their nomination in Television show of the year - Humor

DARE TO CARE
Record company of the year
Management team of the year
Event producer of the year
Press relations team of the year
Radio promotion team of the year
Web promotion team of the year

*Congratulations to KOTV for their nomination in Television show of the year - Music for «La boîte à musique»



August 22, 2017
KROY: NEW MUSIC VIDEO

KROY presents a new video for her pop-infused single “Monstrosity.”, directed by Baz and filmed as a sequence shot. A somewhat sombre tune with a lullaby feel, “Monstrosity” is about the monster lurking inside a loved one, a person who puts us through much pain and suffering but whom we can only forgive in the morning.

Watch now on Dare To Care Records' YouTube channel.



August 1, 2017
FALL INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE

It’s almost back-to-school/work time! If the summer’s lazy days have left you wanting new challenges for the upcoming season, say no more, we’ve got two amazing internship positions to fill:

Concert production and booking
Label production and marketing

Read the offers’ descriptions by clicking on their titles (in French only), decide which you prefer and send your resume along with a short cover letter to stage@daretocarerecords.com. The deadline to apply is August 11th.



July 28, 2017
KROY COVERS LORDE’S "GREEN LIGHT"

KROY and Hoodies at Night joined forces to release an unexpected song! Here is their cover of Lorde's latest hit "Green light", unveiled exclusively on SoundCloud.



June 29, 2017
DTC’S SUPER-FESTIVAL-GOER FANNY PACK

Never know what to bring to music festivals? Look no further! We’ve made a festival survival fanny pack that contains all the essentials for a successful weekend. It's so great you can’t even buy it, you can just win it! To participate, visit our facebook page and look for the contest post #SuperFestivalierDTC for your favorite festival. Easy as that!



June 29, 2017
KROY AT THE JAZZ FEST

KROY and Geoffroy are playing really soon at the Montreal Jazz Fest! Don’t miss your chance to spend a unique evening listening to their music, get your tickets quickly!


KROY + GEOFFROY
Montreal Jazz Festival - July 6th, 2017 - Club Soda
 



June 8, 2017
NEW ARTISTS IN SIGNED TO OUR BOOKING AGENCY

We are proud to welcome Corridor, No Joy, Jérôme St-kant and Loud as the latest artists in our booking agency. They will be in concert all over Quebec this summer, follow their Facebook pages to not miss anything!

CORRIDOR

Booking agent - Sonia Bergeron




NO JOY

Booking agent - Alexandre Giguère



JEROME ST-KANT

Booking agent - Sonia Bergeron



LOUD

Booking agent - Julien H. Maheu





 



April 20, 2017
PR INTERN WANTED

You’ve read all offer details here and you’re really interested? Just send your resume and a presentation letter to stage@daretocarerecords.com before May 1st. Looking forward to meeting you!



April 14, 2017
CHOCOLAT IN THE STATES

Chocolat is announcing a US tour at the end of May, right after their 14 dates in France. A very smooth spring, one might say. For all dates, visit chocolatmtl.com.

29 mai - Monkey Bar | Burlington, VT
1 juin - Slash Run | Washington, DC
2 juin - The Sound Hole | Philadelphia, PA
3 juin - Baby's All Right | Brooklyn, NY
4 juin - Berlin | New York, NY



March 31, 2017
FEQ REVEALS ITS FULL LINE-UP

In addition to Bernard Adamus, les sœurs Boulay and Fred Fortin announced earlier this month, Avec pas d’casque, Émile Bilodeau and Chocolat will also be playing in the capital this summer! It’s the perfect reason to go (yeah ok, Gorillaz and Kendrick are not bad either). For more info on tickets and passes, visit the festival’s website.



March 29, 2017
KROY: NEW MUSIC VIDEO

 KROY just released through Milk an all-new music video for “Learn,” a single off her solo debut SCAVENGER. Featuring actress Karine Vanasse, the video reveals contrasting images, textures and emotions, as does the song.



March 24, 2017
« AH OUIN » AT THE BERLIN MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS

Looloo’s world conquest has begun! Chocolat's music video for "Ah ouin", directed by Jonathan Robert, is nominated at the Berlin Music Video Awards for best animated music video. Watch the complete selection here, there’s some great stuff!

Chocolat will be playing at the Fairmount Theatre next Thursday. Get your tickets now while you can!



March 17, 2017
CŒUR DE PIRATE : ACCÈS ILLIMITÉ

Cœur de pirate is one of Accès Illimité’s guests this week! Follow her as her Roses journey comes to an end and find out what her plans are for the future. Tune in this Sunday at 9:30pm on TVA.



March 17, 2017
WHAT WE’RE LISTENING TO

What's playing in our headphones these days (and what should play in yours). Updated weekly.

SPOTIFY

APPLE MUSIC



March 10, 2017
KROY AT SXSW

KROY will take part in four showcases this year at SXSW! If you are planning on joining the fun in Austin, add it to your schedule!

March 15 - THE BREW EXCHANGE - 12:30 pm
March 15 - TELLERS - 9:20 pm
March 17 - WOMEN IN MUSIC CANADA Showcase @ Swan Dive bar - 2 pm
March 17 - M FOR MONTREAL Showcase @ Swan Dive Patio - 11 pm



March 3, 2017
KROY AT OSHEAGA

Osheaga finally revealed their line-up this week and we’re proud to announce that KROY will be playing at the festival! Weekend passes are on sale now on osheaga.com



March 3, 2017
CHOCOLAT: EUROPEAN TOUR

A show a day for 16 days, Chocolat’s giving it their all for their Fench tour coming up this April. Full schedule here.



March 1, 2017
JOB OPENING: ARTIST MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Dare To Care is currently looking for an artist management coordinator. For more details, click here to view the complete job offer* or visit the Facebook event here.

*available in French only



February 24, 2017
CŒUR DE PIRATE AT KANAVAL KANPE

Cœur de pirate will perform at Kanaval KANPE, alongside Arcade Fire and several artists from Montreal and Haiti! The charity concert will take place on March 15th at the Metropolis and all proceeds will go to the KANPE Foundation. Tickets can be bought here.



February 24, 2017
WHAT WE’RE LISTENING TO

KROY shares her favorite tracks, her inspirations and influences.

SPOTIFY

APPLE MUSIC



February 17, 2017
MONTREAL EN LUMIÈRE FESTIVAL

KROY and Fanny Bloom are part of Montréal en Lumière official program! Mark your calendars, it’s going to be a busy few days!

KROY
THÉÂTRE FAIRMOUNT
March 2nd, 2017 - 8 pm

FANNY BLOOM
CABARET DE LA NUIT BLANCHE
March 4th, 2017 - 9:30 pm