Great Lake Swimmers frontman Tony Dekker will release Prayer of the Woods on October 8 via Nettwerk. The solo album is meant to serve as a “musical interlude” between Great Lake Swimmers albums. GLS plans to release their follow up to 2012′s New Wild Everywhere sometime in 2014. In addition to
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Toronto’s Great Lake Swimmers released the music video for “The Great Exhale.” The song appears on their Polaris Prize nominated album, New Wild Everywhere. In other GLS news, the band launched their first ever iPhone/iPad app last week. The app features the bands Twitter feed, tour dates,
Tomorrow night, Great Lake Swimmers will offer a webcast of their show at One Longfellow Square in Portland, Maine. The webcast, which is being broadcasted via Concert Window will begin at 8 PM ET. Tickets are $3 and the HD feed will be commercial free. Check out the
Toronto based Great Lake Swimmers have announced a new round of U.S. shows. The band, who is touring behind their most recent album, New Wild Everywhere will return to the Northeast in early October after an extensive Canadian tour. You can check out their upcoming tour dates
The long list for the 2012 Polaris Music Prize has been announced. The award goes to the best full-length Canadian album without regard to musical genre, professional affiliation, or sales history. Some S&SS favorites on this list include The Barr Brothers, Kathleen Edwards, Feist and Great Lake Swimmers.
In the roughly six years that I have been seeing Great Lake Swimmers, their fan base and music has grown by leaps and bounds. Last night at Lincoln Hall in Chicago, the Toronto natives kicked off their North American tour with a very impressive show to say