December 29th // 2008

More Pas Chic Chic live dates added

Friday October 3rd, 2008

Pop Montreal outdoor show (Bernard corner of St Urbain) – Montreal, Quebec

Friday October 17th, 2008

El Mocambo – Toronto, Ontario (with We Are Wolves & The Wet Secrets)

Saturday October 18th, 2008

Mavericks – Ottawa, Ontario (with We Are Wolves & The Wet Secrets)

Thursday October 30th, 2008

Sala Rosa – Montreal, Quebec

Thursday November 6th, 2008

La Clairiere – Laval, Quebec


December 29th // 2008

Pas Chic Chic on LP

The debut album “Au Contraire” from Pas Chic Chic comes out on 180 gram vinyl in October with a free download card.


December 29th // 2008

“First, we take Montreal...” - World domination begins!!!

All releases by Semprini Records and its subdivision Signed By Force Records will finally be available worldwide starting this fall. The European distribution will be expertly handled by Cargo Records Germany and in the U.S. by NAIL Distribution and Cobraside (vinyl only).


December 29th // 2008

Lonely Drifter Karen out in Canada with Semprini.

Austrian-born Lonely Drifter Karen (aka Tanja Frinta) has been licensed to Semprini Records for Canada only via Belgium’s Crammed Discs. Her enchanting debut album “Grass Is Singing” comes out in Canada on September 2nd, 2008. The quirky, captivating first single, “The Owl Moans Low”, is out now as a 7” single with two exclusive tracks not on her album. Check out the video for it:


December 29th // 2008

Semprini and SBF artists rack up nominations at the Gamiq awards

Semprini stalwarts Pas Chic Chic have been graced by two Gamiq award nominations in the “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” and “Indie Rock Album of the Year” categories. The Signed By Force imprint has three nominations including Trigger Effect in the “Punk Album of the Year” as well as both Bionic and Starvin Hungry duking it out for “Rock Album of the Year”. Please take two minutes to rock the vote at


December 29th // 2008

More excuses

With summer in full swing, our normally crack team responsible for the current re-design of our website and online store are vacationing in the Catskills, leaving the burden to our cleaning staff composed mostly of distracted narcoleptics. Sorry about the delay. If you would like to purchase any Semprini releases, please contact us directly at: and we’ll hook you up. Thanks.


December 29th // 2008

Lonely Drifter Karen just won’t stop touring

Our favorite little Austrian continues her non-stop touring schedule with a slew of new December and early 2009 dates across Europe.

Sat. Dec. 6th @ Cantine Mustilli, S. Agata de Goti (Benevento), Italy
Sun. Dec. 7th @ Cantinia Mediterraneo, Frosinone, Italy
Mon. Dec. 8th @ Teatro Vittoria, Pennabilli, Italy
Wed. Dec. 10th @ Theatre de l’Usine, Geneva, Switzerland
Sun. Jan. 11th @ Botanique, Brussels, Belgium
Tue. Jan. 13th @ Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Wed. Jan. 14th @ Merleyn, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Thurs. Jan. 15th @ 013, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Frid. Jan. 16th @ Eurosonic Noorderslag Festival, Groningen, The Netherlands
Tues. Jan. 20th @ Objekt 5, Halle, Germany
Thurs. Jan. 22nd @ Maschinenhaus, Kulturbrauerei, Berlin, Germany
Thurs. Feb. 19th @ Le Theatre Garonne, Toulouse, France
Frid. Feb. 20th @ Le Theatre St. Denis, Hyeres, France
Sat. Feb. 21st @ La Cave A Musique, Macon, France
Wed. Feb. 25th @ L’Emile Vache, Metz, France
Thurs. Feb. 26th @ Le Sirius, Lyon, France


December 29th // 2008

New Lonely Drifter Karen video out

After the success of her home made video of “The Owl Moans Low”, the official new video for “This World Is Crazy” finally sees the light of day. The clip was filmed in Mallorca and was directed by Miguel Eek


December 29th // 2008

Pas Chic Chic London date cancelled

The band’s touring van was broken into last tuesday night in Belgium forcing them to cancel their December 4th date at London’s Metro Club. As it stands we have no rescheduled UK appearances. No worries though, they’ll be back in Europe in early 2009.

Extra live dates added for their European tour:

Frid. Dec. 6th @ Slavicin a-klub, Slavicin, Czech Rep.
Sat. Dec. 7th @ Studio Ruben, Prague, Czech Rep.
Mon. Dec. 8th @ Festhall with HRSTA, Berlin, Germany
Tues. Dec. 9th @ UT Connewitz, Leipzig, Germany
Wed. Dec. 10th @ Bar 59, Luzerne, Switzerland
Thurs. Dec. 11th @ Sonic, Lyon, France
Wed. Dec. 17th @ Social Club, Paris, France


December 29th // 2008

Chocolat joins the Semprini roster!

Montreal’s bad boys of rock’n’roll join the Semprini family with a re-release of their first self titled EP. As the feral child of the Montreal indie music scene, Chocolat forgo pretension for passion. Their dirty, retro futuristic ass-shaking mix of psychedelic garage and bluesy, folk-rock is the soundtrack for the misadventures of modern day miscreants everywhere. Singer and former one man band Jimmy Hunt’s Dylanesque crooning glides over frenzied riffs, serpentine basslines, greasy organs and pounding drums spit out by a pedigree of rock stripes fought and earned for by members of Demon’s Claws (In The Red), CPC Gangbangs (Swami Records) and The Cockroaches (Solid Sex Lovie Doll). With the band currently on hiatus, the release has been delayed, but we'll be keeping you posted.




December 29th // 2008

It’s the first annual Semprini Records holiday shindig!

Partner label Signed By Force may have the annual BBQs but Semprini Records has the holiday cheer. This year marks our first annual holiday party with the guest DJs being the owners of some of Montreal’s finest 2nd hand record stores. See and hear Eduardo from Primitive, Denis from Le Pickup, Bruno aka Satan Bélanger from Sonowax / Disquivel and Mathieu from Sonik battle it out for who’s got the rarest of the rare.



Ramachandra Borcar
Roche Papier Ciseaux (Original Soundtrack)



Ramachandra Borcar
L'Ange Gardien






Ramachandra Borcar
Jaloux - Eulogy
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Ramachandra Borcar
Jaloux - Opening Theme
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Ordinary Dream
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El Boy Die
Dead Kings
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