Pre-Order The New Rain Over St. Ambrose Album, Still Waking Up

ROSA-StillWakingUp-Cover-TempRain Over St. Ambrose returns with their new full-length album, Still Waking Up, on June 16.

Pre-order the album now by clicking HERE, visiting our STORE, or by clicking the Still Waking Up pre-order links on your right (just over here under the album cover —>).

Drenched in coastal haze, Still Waking Up pulsates with an urgent thunderous drive. The sophomore full-length from Rain Over St. Ambrose reverberates with anthemic sing-alongs, swampy fuzzed-out riff rock, and swirling synths. From the buzzsaw guitars of “29 Takes, to the falsetto backups on the hook-heavy “Petty Thief, to the stoner-infused breaks on “Broken Love” and “Death of a Salesman,” the album is enormous in tone and uninhibited in its approach. Raw, contemplative, and feverish, Still Waking Up once again showcases the band’s commitment to “honest, from-the-gut rock and roll” (The Chronicle Herald).

Produced by Tim D’Eon (Wintersleep) and recorded by Diego Medina at the Old Confidence Lodge in Riverport, NS, the album was mixed at the Castle of Doom in Scotland by Tony Doogan (Mogwai, Belle and Sebastien, Hey Rosetta!) and mastered at Sterling Audio in New York by Greg Calbi (War on Drugs, St. Vincent, Paul Simon).

When you pre-order the album, you’ll get an immediate download of the single “Broken Love,” and a digital download link sent your way on June 16. If you’re ordering a CD, albums will be sent out on or before June 16.

Behind The Scenes of Quiet Parade’s “Partons La Mer Est Belle”

In March 2015, Quiet Parade recorded a reimagined version of the classic Acadian song “Partons la mer est belle” for Régénération Musicale, a unique compilation of 13 Nova Scotian artists offering contemporary interpretations of traditional Acadian songs.

The album, distributed as a project from FéCANE, is available on Thursday, April 30. The band performs at the album release, which is taking place at Nectar Restaurant and Wine Bar from 4pm-7pm that day.

Until then, watch a behind the scenes mini-doc that follows Quiet Parade in studio during the recording of the track.

English Version:

Version Francophone:

For more information about Régénération Musicale, click HERE or visit

Buy tickets for Aqua Alta’s Halifax LP Release


Undersea dream pop supergroup Aqua Alta celebrates the Halifax release of their debut LP, Dreamsphere.

Sunday, March 8 @ The Company House
w. special guests Miniature Ponies

Doors @ 7:30pm / Show at 8pm / $15.00

Tickets available in person at The Company House (2202 Gottingen St.) or online HERE.

Aqua Alta is the collaboration between producer Graeme Campbell (Buck 65, Jerry Granelli), Charles Austin (recording engineer, guitar/bass for Superfriendz, Al Tuck, Buck 65) and Jenn Grant (Juno nominated singer and songwriter). Hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia Aqua Alta came to fruition after the three artists met while taking part in the making of Buck 65′s 2011 album ’20 Odd Years’.

Pre-Order Limited Edition Signed Vinyl (w/3D Glasses) HERE.

BUY TICKETS for Taylor Swift Appreciation Night


I Knew You Were Trouble: A Taylor Swift Appreciation Night
Featuring Quiet ParadeDance Movie, and Special Guests
Friday, February 13, 2015 @ The Company House
$8.00 / ticket


EARLY SHOW: Doors @ 7:30pm / Show @ 8:00pm Sharp! Buy Tickets HERE.
LATE SHOW*: Doors @ 10:00pm / Show @ 10:30pm Sharp! SOLD OUT!

*Dance party (with T-Swift in high rotation) c/o Young Hearts to follow.

Limited tickets available for both shows.

PLEASE NOTE: Online orders will NOT have physical tickets assigned to them. Your name will be on a will call list at the door on the night of the show.

Physical tickets are also for sale at The Company House (2202 Gottingen Street) during their hours of operation.

Proceeds from this show will help Quiet Parade & Dance Movie put out their new records, so, thanks!

Acadian Embassy Annual Boxing Day Bash – SOLD OUT!

Our annual Boxing Day Bash in Yarmouth, NS is now SOLD OUT. As you may know, proceeds of this show are going to help Rain Over St. Ambrose put out their new full-length record. If you don’t have tickets and would still like to find a way to support the band, might we suggest picking up a new, limited edition Rain Over St. Ambrose T-Shirt HERE.

Happy Holidays!

Acadian Embassy featured on Vice’s food blog, Munchies

DSC_9877Rappie pie has long been a staple in our homes. A few weeks ago, we brought a writer from MunchiesVice‘s food blog – to Sluice Point, Nova Scotia to show him the finer points of making this Acadian classic.

The result is a truly wonderful piece by Nick Laugher called “Rappie Pie Is a Gooey, Fatty, Touchstone of Acadian Culture” and you can read it online HERE.

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