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Hey Folks,
Quick update: We’re still alive!

We survived our 6 date run through Newfoundland, and now we’re currently chilling out in a gorgeous garden with a river view.

I am surrounded by flowers and hummingbirds, no joke.

Things could be worse...

Things could be worse…

The tour has been progressing in a most excellent fashion. We’ve had amazing shows, visited two different campus radio stations, seen all kinds of old friends, and made a whole slew of new ones!

We’ve also proven that it is more or less completely impossible to go to sleep in St. John’s in the dark.


Hanging out in the On Air studio at CHMR 91.5 FM in St. John’s.

Rocking out at Caper Radio in Sydney, Cape Breton, NS.

Rocking out at Caper Radio in Sydney, Cape Breton, NS.

Every visit to this part of the country fills us with all kinds of energy and inspiration, it’s truly lovely.

Making more copies of LIMITATIONS at the Merch table in St. John's.

Making more copies of LIMITATIONS at the Merch table in St. John’s.

Many thanks to everyone who has put us up so far: Rachael, Marcel and Katherine, Steve, Adam, and the Macdougalls. You’re all champs, your hospitality is greatly appreciated!

Chris chilling out with Newt behind the bar at CBTG's in St. John's

Chris chilling out with Newt behind the bar at CBTG’s in St. John’s

There are still a few more shows left in this here adventure, though we’re now headed back in the direction of home.

Tonight we’re at Governor’s Pub here in Sydney again, this time alongside local indie rockers Dirty Rabbit Choir.

Tomorrow, it’s Gus’ pub in Halifax with the Wayo and the Everywheres.

See you on the road!

Hey folks,
We’ve hit the road and are currently on tour in support of LIMITATIONS!

Right now, we’re in Halifax getting ready for an Awesome House Show, and tomorrow we’re headed up to Sydney, Cape Breton!

Make sure to follow along with Facebook and Twitter for updates, and I’ll do my best to tell some stories here on the blog as well!


July 18 – Charlottetown, PEI – Babas
July 19 – Halifax, NS – Lawrence House
July 20 – Sydney, NS – Governor’s Pub
July 23 – Stephenville, NL – Clancy’s
July 24 – Corner Brook, NL – White Horse Lounge
July 25 – St. John’s, NL – Levee
July 26 – St. John’s, NL – CBTG’s
July 27 – St. John’s, NL – The Ship
July 28 – St. John’s, NL – CBTG’s
July 31 – Sydney, NS – Governor’s Pub
August 1 – Halifax, NS – Gus’ Pub
August 5 – Moncton, NB – Plan B
August 11 – Montréal, QC – Il Motore – Passovah Fest

Wish us luck,

Hope to see you all soon!

On Friday, May 31st, 2013, Cinéma L’amour will be releasing their Debut Full Length Album, “Limitations.”

To celebrate the release, the band will be performing its 100th show.

You are cordially invited to join us at Brasserie Beaubien, 73 Rue Beaubien Est at 9 pm in Montréal. Cinéma L’amour will appear alongside the irrefutable Saxsyndrum and the as yet ungoogleable Loosestrife.

Find the event on Facebook Right Here.

Album Launch Poster
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Progress on the album continues!

We’ve finished tracking (except for one more Sax line and a gang vocal or two), and we’ve moved all our gear back into our loft from the jam space we’ve been using to record the last two months.

Gear back in the loft

The gear has landed back in the loft!

So Many Layers

Each song is incredibly dense and complex, and it’s a serious challenge to maintain maximum clarity of each and every layer. It’s not rare to be fighting with 15 guitar tracks, 2 basses, synth and about 8 different versions of myself Oohing, Aaahing and shouting in unison.

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