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RELEASE DAY // Major Lazer’s ‘Free The Universe’ Out Now

Tuesday just got way better. Major Lazer’s Free The Universe is officially out to the world. You can pick up your copy at SC Distribution, iTunes, Amazon or your favorite record store. The album features guest appearances from Bruno Mars, Santigold, Ezra Koenig, Shaggy and more.

Have you had a chance to check out the new Major Lazer video for “Watch Out For This (Bumaye)”? Do so above. The clip is bound to get you dancing.

IT’S HAPPENING // Secretly Canadian at SXSW 2013

Good evening! We are soon headed to SXSW! Joining forces with Dead Oceans and Jagjaguwar, let’s just say we’ve got one heck of an OFFICIAL SXSW LABEL SHOWCASE in store for you. You might cry with happiness and that’s okay. Secretly Canadian artists include Cayucas and SUUNS.

The showcase takes place on THURSDAY, MARCH 14 at RED 7 (611 E. 7th St.), and all with wristbands/badges are invited to attend. Artists will perform on both the indoor and outdoor stages! See the full showcase schedule below (SC artists shown in bold). You’ll also find all of our artists’ performance schedules at the end of the post.

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DOC/JAG/SC Official Label Showcase

Outdoor Stage

Unknown Mortal Orchestra: 1:00 – 1:45
Phosphorescent: 11:55 – 12:40
Foxygen: 10:55 – 11:35
Bleached: 10:00 – 10:35
Small Black: 9:05 – 9:40
Cayucas: 8:15 – 8:45

Indoor Stage
Akron/Family: 12:35 – 1:20
The Besnard Lakes: 11:30 – 12:15
DIANA: 10:40 – 11:10
Suuns: 9:45 – 10:20
Night Beds: 8:50 – 9:25
Brazos: 8:00 – 8:30

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ARTIST SHOWCASE SCHEDULES:

Cayucas
3/14 @ Austin Convention Center – Radio Day Stage 3:00pm
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 8:15pm
3/15 @ Peckerheads (My Old Kentucky Blog) 1:00pm

Suuns
3/13 @ The Liberty on 6th (BreakThru) 6:45pm
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 9:45pm
3/14 @ Swan Dive (Pop Montreal) 1:00am

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MAJOR LAZER Announce ‘Free The Universe’ April 15 Release Date & Supporting World Tour, Sign to Secretly Canadian

HELLLO! We are beyond excited to announce Major Lazer’s signing with Secretly Canadian. Let’s waste no time in getting to the most important details; their new album, FREE THE UNIVERSE (album artwork above), will be released on April 15! While the release date has been pushed back a bit, fans can now pre-order the record at iTunes and immediately receive the new single “Watch Out For This (Bumaye).”

Major Lazer are soon headed out on their FREE THE UNIVERSE 2013 WORLD TOUR. Dates posted below. Enjoy this free LAZER STRIKES BACK Vol. 1 remix EP as you ponder which show you’ll attend. Read the rest of this entry »

Love to Know You Better // SC Featured at Urban Outfitters

We’re excited to say Secretly Canadian is the featured record label at Urban Outfitters! What does it mean? Well, a few things. First, head to UO’s blog post to read an interview with our co-founder, Chris Swanson. Next, check out the SC-curated Spotify playlist, featuring lots of artists from our awesome roster. Finally, head into any Urban Outfitters store to pick up your free Spotify premium card, which gives you access to Spotify premium for 30 days! Enjoy getting to know us a wee bit better!

Tig Notaro Welcomes You Inside Her Home for a Nice Chat

Tig Notaro takes you into her new NYC home and sits you down for a nice chat. Yes, there are bunk beds. Yes, she is doing better and yes, she talks about her recently released album, LIVE. It’s a really great interview, but why believe us? Watch it all for yourself above or at Pitchfork Weekly.

AUDIO

Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs
Silver Timothy by Damien Jurado
Katie by Luke Temple
Think Of The Ocean by Porcelain Raft

VIDEOS

Happy by Tomas Barfod

Red Eyes by The War On Drugs

COMING SOON

Tomas Barfod
Love Me
CD / LP
Woman's Hour
Conversations
CD / LP

SHOWS TODAY

Gardens & Villa
New York, NY - Webster Hall  w/ Tycho

The War On Drugs
Washington DC, - 9:30 Club  w/ White Laces

Tig Notaro
Medford, MA - Tufts University

See all upcoming shows