Welcome to fall! Time for sweaters and another RMR update:

PUP are currently touring in Australia and are going to be continuing back through North America later this month and through the winter! They are back home in Toronto in December for three nights in row at the Danforth and tickets are selling out quickly but you can check them out in a city near you before the guys fly back out to the UK in the new year!

Shows coming up:

04/10  Oxford Art Factory – Sydney, AUS

15/10 Le Cercle – Quebec, QC

19/10 The Marquee Club – Halifax, NS (with Pkew Pkew Pkew)

22/10 Bowery Ballroom – New York, USA


TUNS just put out a video for a track off of their recent album. Check out the video for Mind Over Matter

They will be playing shows later this month, starting on the East Coast and working their way to the West Coast, from Charlottetown to Vancouver, so look to see when they’ll be in your city!


Hollerado is going to be starting to tour North America in late November with Sam Roberts Band, with shows in New York, Philadelphia, Toronto and Vancouver as well as tonnes of other places in between!

Here are a few of the dates:

26/11 The Boot and Saddle – Philadelphia, PA

28/11 Rock & Roll Hotel – Washington, DC

29/11 Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY

01/12 The Town Ballroom – Buffalo, NY


We got some big things on the horizon over here at RMR, stay tuned and don’t miss out!

Check out all the show dates here


TUNS-Album-ArtTUNS is Chris Murphy of Sloan, Matt Murphy (no relation) of Super Friendz and Flashing Lights, and Mike O’Neill of the Inbreds: three men who were central to what was known in the 1990s as the Halifax Pop Explosion. Their debut record (self-titled) is now streaming on all platforms, available for download on iTunes and at your favourite record store. Grab your copy today!

Stream TUNS’ debut here:

Download “TUNS” on iTunes:

AND THEN catch them on tour in a city near you:

09/10 Hamilton, ON – Supercrawl
10/21 Halifax, NS – Halifax Pop Explosion
10/22 St. John’s, NL – The Ship
10/26 Kingston, ON – The Grad Club
10/27 Peterborough, ON – The Red Dog
10/28 Montreal, QC – Divan Orange
10/29 Ottawa, ON – Zaphods
11/03 London, ON – Call The Office
11/04 Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace
11/05 Guelph, ON – Ebar
11/25 Vancouver, BC – The Biltmore Cabaret

Love always,


Starting the summer off with a bang, check out what’s happening this month:

We are proud the announce the release of the Pkew Pkew Pkew  album today! It’s available online (check out and the release is topped off by a show tonight at the Smiling Buddha in Toronto. They are also joining PUP on their US tour and then continuing with Direct Hit:

06/14 Austin , TX – The Sidewinder (PUP)
06/15 Dallas, TX – Three Links (PUP)
06/17 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade (PUP)
06/18 Nashville, TN – The High Watt (PUP)
06/21 Washington, DC – DC9 (PUP)
06/22 Philadelphia, PA – Philamoca (PUP)
06/23 Boston, MA – Great Scott (PUP)
06/25 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall Of Williamsburg (PUP)
07/07 Cincinnati, OH – Northside Yacht Club (Direct Hit)
07/08 Philadelphia, PA – The Pharmacy (Direct Hit)
07/09 Boston, MA – Cambridge Elks (Direct Hit)
07/10 New York, NY – Shea Stadium (Direct Hit)
07/11 Trenton, NJ – Mill Hill Basement (Direct Hit)
07/12 Richmond, VA – Strange Matter (Direct Hit)
07/13 Baltimore, MD – Sidebar (Direct Hit)
07/14 New York, NY – Black Bear Bar (Direct Hit)
07/15 Buffalo, NY – Leopard Lounge (Direct Hit)
07/16 Toronto, ON – Bovine Sex Club (Direct Hit)


Coming up later in the month, Little Junior is releasing a single “CryBaby” and a tape “Ratface//Dogface” on June 24th before hitting the road for a Canadian tour with Hollerado


Watch out for TUNS at NXNE coming up later this month. They will be playing a show at The Garrison on June 15th! You can buy their single “Mind over Matter” on iTunes or listen to it here and get excited!


Alvvays is going to be playing a bunch of festival dates this summer like Phono del Sol in San Francisco in July as well as Pickathon in August. Check out all the dates here 

That’s all for now! Stay Tuned.

NEWS, NEWS, NEWS! It’s May and there’s a lot to report. Here we go:

PUP will be releasing their sophomore record “The Dream Is Over” on May 27th. The pre-order is still live. Act fast to get your hands on PUP’s exclusive pre-order merch (see: for more info). Catch the guys at their release show in Toronto or on the road in a city near you.

May 26: Phoenix Concert Theatre: Toronto, Canada
Jun 01: Pike Room @ The Crofoot: Pontiac, MI
Jun 02: Subterranean: Chicago, IL
Jun 03: 7th St Entry: Minneapolis, MN
Jun 06: The Vera Project: Seattle, WA
Jun 07: Doug Fir Lounge: Portland, OR
Jun 09: Rickshaw Stop: San Francisco, CA
Jun 10: The Echo: Los Angeles, CA
Jun 11: Soda Bar: San Diego, CA
Jun 14: The Sidewinder: Austin, TX
Jun 15: Three Links: Dallas, TX
Jun 17: The Masquerade: Atlanta, GA
Jun 18: The High Watt: Nashville, TN
Jun 21: DC9: Washington, DC
Jun 22: Philamoca: Philadelphia, PA
Jun 23: Great Scott: Allston, MA
Jun 25: Music Hall of Williamsburg: Brooklyn, NY
Jul 14: Ottawa Bluesfest: Ottawa, Canada
Jul 16: Now That’s Class: Cleveland, OH
Jul 17: PromoWest Fest: Columbus, OH

TUNS premiered their sweet summery single “Mind Over Matter” via Stereogum. Go to to stream/download the track and for details on the pre-order.

Pkew Pkew Pkew’s debut record drops June 10th with a release show set in Toronto at Smiling Buddha to celebrate. Find them on the road this summer:

05/21 – Pouzza Fest – Montreal, QC
05/27 – Homegrown – Hamilton, ON
06/03 – Phog Lounge – Windsor, ON
06/05 – Vehicle City Fest – Flint, MI
06/10 – Smiling Buddha – Record Release – Toronto, ON

With PUP
06/14 – The Sidewinder – Austin, TX
06/15 – Three Links – Dallas, TX**
06/17 – The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
06/18 – The Highway – Nashville, TN
06/21 – DC9 – Washington, DC
06/22 – Philamoca – Philadelphia, PA
06/23 – Great Scott – Boston, MA
06/25 – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY

With Direct Hit
07/07 – Northside Yacht Club – Cincinnati, OH
07/08 – The Pharmacy – Philadelphia, PA
07/09 – Cambridge Elks – Boston, MA
07/10 – Shea Stadium (All-Ages Matinee) – Brooklyn, NY
07/11 – Mill Hill Basement – Trenton, NJ
07/12 – Strange Matter – Richmond, VA
07/13 – Sidebar – Baltimore, MD
07/14 – Black Bear Bar – New York, NY
07/15 – Leopard Lounge – Buffalo, NY
07/16 – Bovine Sex Club – Toronto, ON

Stream the single “Asshole Pandemic” through Brooklyn Vegan now.

That’s all for now folks!