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April 25, 2018
WE ARE HIRING A WEB MARKETING STRATEGIST

We are currently looking for a digital marketing and social media expert! For all details on the position and how to apply, click here*

*Since the job environment is mostly in French, kindly note that the description is only available in that language.



April 24, 2018
RECORD STORE DAY RELEASES NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

Our Record Store Day releases are now available online! Order the albums on our store, right here: 
1001 chansons pour agrémenter vos repas
Épisode sanglant

Décadents

 



April 13, 2018
CŒUR DE PIRATE RELEASES A NEW SINGLE TITLED SOMNAMBULE

Cœur de pirate sings «Somnambule» live at St-Jean-Baptiste church.

Stream the original version of the song now on:
Spotify / Apple music / Google Play / Deezer

Or download it on iTunes and Bandcamp



April 5, 2018
GROUNDHOG DAY



For the 2018 Record Store Day, Les Marmottes Aplaties will finally reemerge from their holes to present, for the first time on vinyl, their three remastered albums, a bunch of unreleased tracks, a fanzine and several other goodies. Visit your favorite record store on April 21st, to get your hands on a copy!

Meanwhile, here's the music video for «Gagner» (talk about a trip down memory lane)!




March 27, 2018
A NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR THE BLAZE VELLUTO COLLECTIOIN

“In a world of despair, where love can only lead to saturation, the coyote thrives…”



February 23, 2018
feu doux: THE PROJECT’S FIRST ALBUM UNVEILED

feu doux is a new minimalist instrumental project that is the fruit of the musical correspondence between Stéphane Lafleur (Avec pas d'casque) and Christophe Lamarche-Ledoux (Chocolat, Organ Mood). Their eponymous first album is now available on iTunes and can be heard on streaming platforms. It can also be purchased in vinyl through our online store, Bandcamp, and in stores.



February 9, 2018
DARE TO CARE REISSUES THE BLAZE VELLUTO COLLECTION’S WEATHERMAN

Dare To Care Records announces the re-edition of Weatherman, the first album from the Blaze Velluto Collection, originally self-released in the spring of 2017. Currently available online here and in stores on February 16, Weatherman is a collection of love songs recorded between 2008 and 2016 – because sometimes, a heartbreak takes a long time to heal.

Concerts for the launch will take place at the Pantoum in Quebec City on February 21 and at the Bar L’Escogriffe in Montreal on February 22. Get your tickets now and don't forget to RSVP on Facebook!

Quebec - Facebook Event - Tickets on sale at the door
Montreal - Facebook Event - Tickets on sale here



January 24, 2018
THE BLAZE VELLUTO COLLECTION JOINS DARE TO CARE RECORDS

We are proud to announce that The Blaze Velluto Collection has joined our musical family! To celebrate, let's kick things off with two new shows in Montreal and Quebec!

Feb. 21 - Le Pantoum - Quebec
Événement Facebook
Feb 22 - L'Esco - Montreal
Événement Facebook
 



January 22, 2018
HANORAH JOINS DARE TO CARE RECORDS

Dare To Care is proud to welcome Hanorah in its family! Her voice - compared to Amy Winehouse, Joss Stone, and Etta James - caught the coaches’ attention during the TV show La Voix 5 where she made her way to the quarter finals. The singer-songwriter is also among the most inspiring women to watch in 2018 according to Journal de Montréal.
 
Hanorah is currently working on her first full length album. Follow her on Facebook for news and upcoming shows.



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.