Rich Aucoin nominated for Electronic Album of the Year

We Are Busy Bodies would like to extend its congratulations to Rich Aucoin for his Juno nomination for Electronic Album of the Year. The nomination is in support of Synthetic Season 1, the first of a four-part album sequence coming out over a two-year period. This is both We Are Busy Bodies first label release nomination …

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We Are Busy Bodies Announces North American Booking Division with a Mission to Champion Music With Cultural Impact From Diverse Artists Worldwide

dumama + kechou | Link to hi-res photo here | Photo credit: Chris Kets (September 22, 2022 – Toronto, ON) – Acclaimed independent music label, We Are Busy Bodies, is excited to announce the development of its new North American booking division. The creation of the booking division was driven by recognizing an opportunity to …

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LIMBLIFTER announce new record LITTLE PAYNE out OCTOBER 31 via We Are Busy Bodies

Illustrious Vancouver-based alt-rock outfit Limblifter is back with a new single “Haystack Rock” from their upcoming 5th studio album Little Payne, out October 31 on We Are Busy Bodies Records. Produced by songwriter, singer, guitarist Ryan Dahle, the eclectic, genre-spanning new LP features a variety of notable collaborators including mind-bending sax solos from three time GRAMMY …

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Rich Aucoin – Synthetic Season One

We Are Busy Bodies and electronic composer, Rich Aucoin announces an ambitious quadruple album broken into four seasons. The four seasons/LPs being staggered in 6 month intervals for nearly two years of continuous music releases! The first album, Synthetic Season One is out October 19, 2022. It began at The National Music Centre in Calgary, …

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Virgilio Armas – Espejismo & De Repente Reissues

Canadian label We Are Busy Bodies announces the reissue of the rare and sought-after 1973 Venezuelan jazz album Espejismo (‘Mirage’) by Virgilio Armas Y Su Grupo, offering a fascinating snapshot of the thriving music scene in early 1970’s Caracas, until now largely undocumented because of the musical dominance of Venezuela’s far larger southern neighbour, Brazil. Pianist and bandleader Virgilio …

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Affiliate Links – Enough Light

Enough Light the debut solo release from songwriter Bradley Davis’s debut as Affiliate Links is out now (September 9, 2022). After more than a decade immersed in instrumental post-rock as a member of Fresh Snow, Enough Light is as bold an about-face as anyone familiar with Davis’ previous band could expect.  “I felt compelled to make music filled with …

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Nucleus ‘Under The Sun’ and ‘Alleycat’ Reissues

We Are Busy Bodies announces the remastered reissues of British progressive jazz-fusion group Nucleus 1974 album ‘Under The Sun’ and 1975’s ‘Alleycat.’ Both albums were originally released on the Vertigo label. The albums have been remastered by Noah Mintz of Lacquer Channel Mastering and art restoration by Steve Lewin. Both albums will be released on …

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Three Reissues That Illuminate South African Jazz During Apartheid

Writer, Morgan Enos wrote an incredibly well researched and thoughtful article for Discogs on some of our recent and forthcoming reissues. We count ourselves in incredible company alongside all those interviewed in the article and are excited to share more of our releases shortly. To start, we are excited to announce a partnership with As-Shams/The …

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