September 20, 2016
In conjunction with the release of Secret Path, the forthcoming album, graphic novel, and film, Gord Downie has announced two live shows, in Ottawa (October 18) and Toronto (October 21), with proceeds directed to reconciliation.READ MORE
September 9, 2016
NEW ALBUM PRODUCED BY KEVIN DREW AND DAVE HAMELIN
GRAPHIC NOVEL BY JEFF LEMIRE & CBC ANIMATED FILM SPECIAL
SECRET PATH TELLS THE STORY OF CHANIE WENJACK, AN INDIGENOUS BOY WHO DIED RUNNING AWAY FROM A RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL FIFTY YEARS AGO
PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRUTH AND RECONCILIATIONREAD MORE
April 17, 2014
Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun is available now! Get the new album on iTunes and in the online store.READ MORE
The official “CRATER” video is here! Directed by Norman Wong and projections by Nik Dudukovic.READ MORE
April 8, 2014
Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun is set to release its self-titled debut record on April 15 via Arts & Crafts. The album is an emphatic arrival: the mission statement of a young band unhinged. Listen to Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun’s ten songs of visceral punk rock exultation, a spirited exploration of the darkness surrounding daylight, courtesy of Exclaim and CBC Music in Canada, and American Songwriter in the US.READ MORE
February 26, 2014
Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun is the self-titled debut record. This is the mission statement of a young band unhinged. Ten songs of visceral punk rock exultation; a spirited half-hour exploration of the darkness surrounding daylight. Each song brims with energy, electricity embellishing a simple, rustic core — now all brash guitars and punk rock gnarl. Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun is an arrival: the combustion of brotherhood and dissent: music of wisdom and innocence: poetry of promise and provocation.READ MORE
February 25, 2014
Gord has been working on an exciting new project with his long time friends The Sadies. It came together urgently but slowly, after the long-time Toronto friends first collaborated at a 2006 Lake Ontario Waterkeepers benefit. Fleeting sessions over the next seven years yielded finished songs in immediate, alchemical takes. Gord Downie, The Sadies, And The Conquering Sun is the action of first-thought-best-thought.READ MORE
August 15, 2011
I have known Andrea Nann a long time. We have worked together on a number of things over the years.
Andrea has always challenged me to look deeper. She has taught me so much about movement and expression
Andrea brings me to edge of touching what is, at once, our newest and oldest art form, dance.
I am grateful to know her.
I have the greatest amount of respect and admiration for dancers in today’s world; for their grace, their beauty, their strength and vulnerabilty.
Dancers do a balancing act on flat ground, holding a mirror to man’s reality while at the same time hinting at his ideal, and by doing so, remind us how unsure, how precarious, how high, flat ground can be.
Here’s what dancer/choreographer Crystal Pite once said;READ MORE