Our tenure with A Tribe Called Red kicked off with the release of their Polaris Short Listed sophomore album, Nation II Nation, and followed with their electrifying third offering, We Are The Hallucination, which landed the band on the cover of Exclaim! Magazine's October 2016 issue, numerous year-end best-of lists, and on the Polaris Short List once again. We have delighted in watching Tribe's rise to the forefront of the Canadian music scene, going from Breakthrough Group Of The Year at the 2014 JUNO Awards, to Group Of The Year in 2018.
A Tribe Called Red
We were thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Jagjaguwar and Bon Iver on their Grammy-nominated 3rd album, 22, A Million. The record received incredible critical praise, with top-ranking reviews in outlets across the country, and spots on numerous year-end lists, including Exclaim!'s Top 20 Pop & Rock Albums, The Strombo Show's 100 Best Songs, and more.
Since the beginning of 2015, Indoor Recess has proudly helped develop Concord Music Group's diverse roster of artists in the Canadian media and marketplace; including AFI, Andrew Bird, Collective Soul, HEALTH, and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, as well as numerous artists from their family labels such as Fantasy, Fearless, Loma Vista, Razor & Tie and Wind-up.
Concord Music Group
Working with GRIMES on her highly-anticipated fourth release, Art Angels, Indoor Recess saw the musician and producer round-up 2015 with prime placements on basically every End Of Year list, land on the Polaris Short List, and star on the cover of FLARE Magazine's Winter issue.
Working with the prodigious producer, Indoor Recess helped secure national press highlights around the release of his debut full-length, Checkpoint Titanium, and Canadian tour. His diverse approach and unique style was showcased on CBC's First Play Live, earned him a spot on The Strombo Show's Top 100 of 2016, and a 2017 JUNO nomination for Electronic Album Of The Year.
Indoor Recess has had the pleasure of working with multi-award-winning pianist, vocalist and songwriter, Laila Biali, since the release of her stunning album, House Of Many Rooms, in 2015. Her follow-up self-titled record was released in 2018 to critical acclaim, with Exclaim! Magazine calling it a "presentation of someone accomplished and brave", and earned Laila her first JUNO Award win, for Vocal Jazz Album Of The Year.
Working with Last Gang Records since the mighty ‘Us Against The World’ Indie label began in 2003, Indoor Recess has helped champion great artists like Bear Mountain, Crystal Castles, Death From Above 1979, Metric, Mother Mother, Operators, Purity Ring, and Ryan Hemsworth.
Last Gang Records
Since 2010, Pirates Blend and Indoor Recess have worked together to help build the profiles of the label's international artists, and some of Canada's finest; including Bedouin Soundclash, Grandtheft, Mike Rocha, Only Yours, Saul Williams, Young Empires, and many more.
PR firm of record, since the Prize’s inaugural year in 2006, Indoor Recess is proud to have worked with Steve Jordan, Founder / Director of the Polaris Music Prize and everyone on his team. They’re also thrilled to have been a part of each exciting year and worked with many of this country’s finest as the Long List, Short List and Winner have been announced.
Polaris Music Prize
From the Globe and Mail to Global TV; the cover of Canadian Musician Magazine, to the CBC q studio, Sloan was everywhere in 2014 when they released their 11th studio record, Commonwealth, and toured the double album from coast to coast.
Ah, where to begin… This is where it all started, with Indoor Recess coming on board with Sum 41 right when they walloped everyone with a Fat Lip. War, awards, general mischief and a whole lot of good music and good memories is how Joanne would ‘sum’ up her decade with Ajax’s finest.
Public Relations | Artist Management
An amusing, yet fateful decorative email, a great song on their myspace and a snowy eve show in an empty bar and the rest is history. Since 2010, Indoor Recess and The Strumbellas have been together - dreaming of the possibilities and living the dream.