Published Jun 10, 2008Watch out iTunes, theres a new digital retailer in town. Toronto indie powerhouse Paper Bag Records has announced its going digital and later this month will launch Paper Bag Digital, a new online shop catering exclusively to digital-only releases by Paper Bag label stars such as Sally Shapiro, Woodhands, the Acorn and You Say Party! We Say Die!
Paper Bag plans for the new shop and its 320k/DRM-free files to complement and enhance the labels conventional releases, offering fans a chance to buy exclusive content such as live sessions and additional recordings by Paper Bag artists. The shop will also simply give you an alternative place where you spend your green on some good tunes. After all, we can only let Steve Jobs get so rich.
The first Paper Bag Digital release is slated for June 17 and will be Sally Shapiros Remix Romance Vol. 2, the second remix collection of the Swedes widely praised debut, Disco Romance. On it, youll find twisted-up Romance tracks by artists such as Russian Futurists, Dntel, CFCF and old school Italo disco producer Alexander Robotnick.
More digital releases are expected to be announced shortly, and Paper Bag Digital can be found through the Paper Bag Records website.
Sally Shapiro "Jackie Jackie