Over the course of its 10 years in existence, renowned Toronto music company Arts & Crafts has emerged as one of the most influential and progressive voices in independent music, working with a list of internationally-acclaimed artists that includes Feist, Broken Social Scene, Stars, Phoenix, Bloc Party, Los Campesinos!, Dan Mangan and many, many more.
Now, the label that started in 2003 with the release of BSS' seminal album You Forgot It In People, is pleased to announce the release of a definitive retrospective collection in conjunction with ongoing 10th anniversary celebrations, available worldwide on April 16.
Arts & Crafts: 2003-2013 is a deluxe package curated from a decade of releases, including some of the label's most recognizable hits as well as never before heard rarities. This commemorative release will be available as a 4xLP special edition vinyl boxed set, deluxe double CD and in all digital formats.
View the album track list and cover here and pre-order the album now via GalleryAC.
This must-have release represents the latest announcement in AC10, Arts & Crafts' ongoing series of events, releases and collaborations in music, fashion, photography and literature intended to highlight the label's decade of creativity and community.
First to be unveiled was the Field Trip Music & Arts Festival, to be held in Toronto on Saturday, June 8 at Fort York and Garrison Common.
The inaugural one-day event will feature two stages curated entirely from Arts & Crafts' diverse artist roster, co-headlined by a one-night-only return from hiatus for flagship collective Broken Social Scene and 11-time JUNO Award and 2012 Polaris Music Prize winner Feist alongside performances by Stars, Bloc Party, Hayden, Ra Ra Riot and many more.
ARTS & CRAFTS: 2003-2013 TRACK LISTING
Broken Social Scene - "7/4 (Shoreline)"
Stars - "Elevator Love Letter"
Zeus - "Are You Gonna Waste My Time?"
The Stills - "Being Here"
Feist - "Mushaboom"
Apostle Of Hustle - "Folkloric Feel"
Amy Millan - "Skinny Boy"
The Most Serene Republic - "Content Was Always My Favorite Colour"
Jason Collett - "I'll Bring The Sun"
New Buffalo - "Recovery"
Feist - "I Feel It All"
Timber Timbre - "Demon Host"
Dan Mangan - "Rows Of Houses"
Stars - "Your Ex-Lover Is Dead"
Los Campesinos! - "You! Me! Dancing!"
Broken Social Scene - "Lover's Spit"
Broken Social Scene - "Deathcock"
The Hidden Cameras - "Mind, Matter And Waste"
Amy Millan - "She Got By"
Apostle Of Hustle - "I Want A New Drug"
Cold Specks - "Grave Goods"
Ra Ra Riot - "Saccharin And The War"
Sally Seltmann - "You Don't Know Me Anymore"
Los Campesinos! - "Allez Les Blues"
Timber Timbre & Tasseomancy - "The Darkness Of Things"
Feist & Constantines - "Islands In The Stream"
Stars - "Rollerskate"
The Dears - "Raise The Dead"
Brendan Canning - "Secretaries' Party"
Jason Collett - "False Cassandra"
Dan Mangan - "Faults"
Chilly Gonzales - "Tarantelle"
Kevin Drew - "Apology"
Snowblink - "Blue Moon"
About Arts & Crafts:
Arts & Crafts is an independent artist services company, offering expertise as a record label, management firm, merchandiser and publisher in Canada and worldwide.?
Launched in 2003 by Jeffrey Remedios and Kevin Drew with the release of Broken Social Scene's You Forgot It In People, Arts & Crafts has become one of the most influential and progressive voices in independent music.
Notable artists on the Arts & Crafts roster include Feist, Stars, Timber Timbre, Dan Mangan, Trust, Cold Specks, Jason Collett and many more. Arts & Crafts artists have combined for a total of 20 JUNO Awards and eight Polaris Music Prize short list nominations, including 2012 winner Feist.