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Archive for July, 2009


Filed under: Octoberman : July 29, 2009

i’m pleased to announce that our fourth release and third full-length ‘FORTRESSES’ is being released on september 1st in canada and october 1st in the u.s. on white whale records (distro by outside in canada and carrot top in the states). uk & europe will probably be early 2010. it was recorded and produced by larry crane (stephen malkmus, elliott smith) and dave draves (julie doiron, kathleen edwards) in the spring and summer of 2008 and features all of the octoberman band’s usual suspects plus a few special guests. more info and tourdates to come…

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u.s. press inquiries: dick huey (
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Filed under: News : July 16, 2009

Please take 1 minute to vote for Eamon McGrath’s “13 Songs of Whiskey and Light” as Album of the Year. It’s for $25000… He’s also nominated as Artist of the Year. You don’t have to sign up for anything, it’s just a vote. 2 clicks!

Eamon McGrath - Welcome To The Heart

Filed under: News, Video : July 15, 2009

Western Whale Parties

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We had a blast doing the Western White Whale 5 Year Anniversary shows the other week. There are lots of stories that we can’t share in this forum but needless to say The Mohawk Lodge, Octoberman, Eamon McGrath (featuring Peacemaker) and Precious Fathers brought the party and, more importantly, the music. Here are some Sled Island Photos of Eamon McGrath, Octoberman, and The Mohawk Lodge.

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