We here at Acadian Embassy headquarters love the holidays. We get a bit of egg nog, play lots of crib, catch up with old friends back home and usually hit up a show or two (PSSTT…like THIS ONE on Dec…

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It’s been a busy month for Acadian Embassy artists. The last 30 days saw everyone perform at both the Halifax Pop Explosion and Nova Scotia Music Week in Sydney. They conquered rain storms, strobe lights and poor diets to keep…

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Kuato have released a Limited Edition Red Cassette just in time for their Maritime tour with We’re Doomed. The cassette contains two new songs from their upcoming debut album The Great Upheaval and includes a digital download of both tracks. The…

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  After a summer spent mixing their new album and procreating, Kuato are climbing out of the basement and hitting the road to join We’re Doomed on some Maritime dates, as well as showcase at the Halifax Pop Explosion and…

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 Acadian Embassy celebrates its three-year anniversary with a label showcase in Yarmouth, NS at the Rodd Grand Hotel Convention Centre on Friday, October 11. The evening features performances by RAIN OVER ST. AMBROSE, AA WALLACE, KUATO & QUIET PARADE plus…

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Two Acadian Embassy artists – AA Wallace and Rain Over St. Ambrose – were chosen to participate in the Atlantic Film Festival’s 10×10 Music Video competition this year in which local bands paired with up-and-coming filmmakers and challenged to conceptualize,…

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Acadian Embassy is proud to have two of it’s artists competing in the Atlantic Film Festival‘s 10×10 Music Video competition. Both Rain Over St. Ambrose and AA Wallace were chosen for the competition in which artists are paired with filmmakers…

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Acadian Embassy artists and industry professionals were well-represented in the 2013 Music Nova Scotia Award nominations released this morning, and we are extremely proud to share these nominations with you: Group Recording of the Year: Quiet Parade – Old Haunts…

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While cleaning up the Embassy offices this week we found three test pressings of Quiet Parade‘s 12″ vinyl Please Come Home (We Hate It Here Without You) and a backlog of The Establishment‘s 7″ vinyl – a split with Windsor, Ontario’s Orphan Choir.

We’ve put them up for sale on Bandcamp and decided that all the proceeds we make from these sales will be donated to the Rebel Girl Halifax Rock Camp – a really great summer camp for girls where campers attend instrument lessons, form a band, collaboratively write an original song, participate in daily music and empowerment-related workshops, attend lunchtime performances by local women musicians and perform with their band at a live showcase at the end of the week.

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Coinciding with National Acadian Day, Halifax-based independent label Acadian Embassy has announced its brand new website.

In addition to the new site, the label has also unveiled the first video in a multi-part, roster-inclusive series that will be rolled out over the next four months.  This video, shot by Analog Songs, features Quiet Parade performing their song “Ghosts” in Canada’s oldest standing courthouse – a National Historic Site located in Tusket, NS. Watch it below or on the VIDEOS page.

Last week, Music Nova Scotia announced that all four Acadian Embassy acts – AA Wallace, Kuato, Quiet Parade and Rain Over St. Ambrose – will showcase in Sydney, NS during Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music Week.  The label will also showcase its roster in Yarmouth, NS this October.

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