Colin Fisher announces Suns of the Heart

Multi-instrumental virtuoso Colin Fisher is a singular talent, and easily one of Toronto’s busiest musicians regardless of style. A mainstay of the improvised music world and a frequent collaborator to curious-eared pop artists like Caribou, Junior Boys, over the past decade, Fisher has also produced a varied and unclassifiable catalogue of solo recordings. With Suns of the Heart, his …

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Record Record Label returns with vinyl reissues by The Pursuit of Happiness, Shallow North Dakota, Sinclaire, and The Killjoys

Record Record Label, a Canadian vinyl reissue label operated by We Are Busy Bodies has announced four first-time vinyl releases by The Pursuit of Happiness, Shallow North Dakota, Sinclaire, and The Killjoys available in stores July 26. RRL-006: Originally released in 1996, The Wonderful World of the Pursuit of Happiness by The Pursuit of Happiness …

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Canadian-Algerian Multi-instrumentalist, Singer-songwriter, and Producer Aladean Kheroufi Announces ‘Studies In A Dying Love’

Today, Canadian-Algerian multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, producer and DJ, Aladean Kheroufi announces Studies In A Dying Love, his debut album out June 7th via Toronto-based label We Are Busy Bodies. A stunning and cathartic portrait of a relationship’s collapse, Aladean looks to classic soul, forgotten Chicano rhythms and dreamy folk-rock for an emotional dive into the ebbs …

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WABB Releases third As-Shams trilogy with focus on Mike Makhalemele & Winston ‘Mankunku’ Ngozi

We Are Busy Bodies recently reissued its third trilogy of albums with the legendary As-Shams/The Sun label with a focus on the works of Mike Makhalemele and Winston ‘Mankunku’ Ngozi. Following the success of Makhalemele’s debut The Peacemaker and Mankunku’s long-awaited sophomore release Alex Express, which both appeared in 1975, the bar had been set …

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Joe McLeod announces new album, shares first single “What A Pity”

On July 6th, up-and-coming singer-songwriter, Joe McLeod, will release the dynamic new single “What A Pity” from his upcoming album “The Dancer & The Bear” (out via We Are Busy Bodies October 13) – listen to the new music HERE. A gifted songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Joe McLeod brings his stories to life in vivid detail, using his evocative voice to explore …

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Oiro Pena announces new album, Puna

Puna, recorded in bedrooms, studios and other salubrious locations around Helsinki during 2022, is a mix of lo-fi spiritual jazz, experimental, and avant-garde music forms. It includes four vocal tracks recorded with Merikukka Kiviharju, which feature both original lyrics and those sourced from traditional Finnish folk songs. With a background in electronic music, Vauhkonen explains …

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Wide Mouth Mason announces Late Night Walking + Album Reissue Campaign

Wide Mouth Mason, the iconic Canadian blues-rock band, are thrilled to announce their highly anticipated new single “You Pushed Me”, from their upcoming album entitled Late Night Walking (set for release in the fall via We Are Busy Bodies). With an impressive discography spanning over two decades, the band has captured the hearts of fans …

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Kristen Roos releases video for Music Mouse I

Composer Kristen Roos came across Laurie Speigel’s Music Mouse program for Macintosh on eBay in 2019. After purchasing the floppy disc, Roos experimented with the program, emailing its creator along the way. This track, take from Roos’s album Universal Synthesizer Interface Vol II, is “defined by using Music Mouse as a MIDI sequencer on a Macintosh Plus,” he explains over …

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Latin Jazz private press album sees reissue through We Are Busy Bodies

We Are Busy Bodies is thrilled to announce the reissue of Elegua’s rare private press album. The album has been long out-of-print and highly sought after by collectors and fans of Latin music. The release follows the label’s recent exploration of latin jazz with reissues of Venezuelan pianist Virgilio Armas’ 1970 album De Repente, and 1973 album, Espejismo.  …

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