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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



February 17, 2017
WHAT WE’RE LISTENING TO

Playlist «All the single ladies»

Drop the Ben & Jerry's and turn up the volume.

SPOTIFY

APPLE MUSIC



February 10, 2017
GRAFIKA 2017: SCAVENGER AWARDED

Nouvelle Administration's team who did the visual of KROY's album SCAVENGER was awarded last night during the 20th edition of the Grafika competition.



February 10, 2017
WHAT WE’RE LISTENING TO

Playlist «In the mood for love»

Smooth songs for a weekend of loooove <3

SPOTIFY

APPLE MUSIC



January 31, 2017
CHOCOLAT ON TOUR

03/02 - SHAWINIGAN - Salon Wabasso de la Shop du Trou du diable
04/02 - SAINT-HYACINTHE - Le Zaricot
11/02 - VAL DAVID - Bistro Mouton Noir
16/02 - QUÉBEC - Le Cercle
17/02 - TROIS-RIVIÈRES - Café Frida
18/02 - GATINEAU - Le Petit Chicago
03/03 - CHICOUTIMI - Le Sous-Bois
24/03 - LAVALTRIE - La Chasse-galerie
30/03 - MONTRÉAL - Théâtre Fairmount



January 19, 2017
COEUR DE PIRATE RELEASES A NEW MUSIC VIDEO

As the Roses journey comes to an end, Cœur de pirate unveils the music video for the song “Undone”. Directed by Vallée Duhamel, the video depicts a couple’s torned relationship that’s swaying from powerfull love to estrangement. Watch it now on Cœur de pirate's official Vevo channel.



December 22, 2016
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

It's Christmas vacation time! Our offices and online stores will be closed from December 22nd to January 4th. See you in 2017 for more music, more shows, more playlists and more new artists to discover!

Thank you for this unforgettable year and have a wonderful holiday time!



December 16, 2016
CŒUR DE PIRATE RELEASES A SURPRISE CHRISTMAS EP

After a fantastic year spent touring the world and giving over a hundred performances before massive crowds, Cœur de pirate rounds out 2016 with Chansons tristes pour Noël, available now on iTunes and Bandcamp.

Discover three iconic Christmas songs rearranged especially for this mini-album: Tino Rossi’s “Noël sous les tropiques,” Wham!'s “Last Christmas,” and Anne Renée's “Pour la première fois, Noël sera gris.” 

To spread the joy during this magical time of the year, Cœur de pirate is proud to partner with Le Phare Enfants et Familles, a foundation catering to children in need. Thus, all profits from the sale of the EP will be donated to the organization. 



December 2, 2016
INTERNS WANTED

Don’t know what you’ll be doing after a few weeks of constant eating and greeting? Thank God, January always comes back with promises of new beginnings, like an awesome internship in our awesome offices! Pick your department, update your resume, copy/paste our company name in your cover letter and apply by email before December 9th.

Full details here.


 



November 28, 2016
HOLIDAY SHOP

You wish to give cuuuulture in the form of merch, albums and vinyls this holiday season? Hurry up! To make sure you receive everything before Santa’s sleigh ride around the world, orders have to be made before December 10th.

Our online store* and elves will be away eating stuffed turkey with cranberry sauce for two weeks starting December 16th. They'll be back on January 5th to package and ship new orders and answer your questions. Happy holiday shopping!

*Also applicable on our artists' bandcamp stores