BIO

Are you ready for the new sincerity?!

Shotgun Jimmie’s new album Transistor Sister 2 is full of genuine pop gems that champion truth and love. Jimmie is joined by long-time collaborators Ryan Peters (Ladyhawk) and Jason Baird (DoMakeSayThink) for this sequel to the Polaris Prize nominated album Transistor Sister from 2011. José Contreras (By Divine Right) produced and recorded the record in Toronto, Ontario at The Chat Chateaux and joins the band on keys.

In characteristic Shotgun Jimmie fashion, the songs on Transistor Sister 2 focus largely on family and friends with a heavy dose of nostalgia. Jimmie’s hyperbolic takes on the everyday reconstruct familiar scenarios, from traffic on the 401 (the beloved and scorned mega-highway through Toronto known to all touring musicians as the place where punctual arrival at soundcheck goes to die) to cooking dinner.

The album’s lead single Cool All the Time is a plea for people to abandon ego and strive for authenticity, featuring contributions by Chad VanGaalen, Steven Lambke and Cole Woods. The New Sincerity serves as the album’s manifesto; it renounces cynicism and promotes positivity.

3 Responses to BIO

  1. Carol Ann Murray says:

    Hi, I’m the new Music Coordinator for CKUA radio here in Alberta. We have some of your music in our library and I’m writing to request a physical play copy of “Transistor Sister”. Here’s our mailing address:
    CKUA Radio Network
    4th Floor – 10526 Jasper Avenue NW
    Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1Z7
    attention: Music Coordinator

    Thank you,
    Carol Ann

  2. Pingback: NEW RECORD ON THE WAY!! | SHOTGUN JIMMIE

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