Arts & Crafts To Release X May 28th

Arts & Crafts share details of X

As part of ongoing 10th anniversary celebrations, Arts & Crafts is preparing to release X – an entirely new collection of original collaborative recordings by artist pairings from the label roster.

The album’s 10 tracks include new compositions as well as fresh, unexpected interpretations from a list of artists that includes Broken Social Scene, Feist, Timber Timbre, Chilly Gonzales, Stars, Dan Mangan and many more.

X is available Tuesday, May 28 in LP, CD and digital formats.

Arts & Crafts – X

Amy Millan
Apostle Of Hustle
Broken Social Scene
Chilly Gonzales
Dan Mangan
The Darcys
Gold & Youth
The Hidden Cameras
Jason Collett
Ra Ra Riot
Still Life Still
Timber Timbre
Zulu Winter

Specific artist pairings will be revealed as May 28 approaches. Stay tuned to for updates.

X is the latest in AC10 – Arts & Crafts’ ongoing series of 10th anniversary celebration initiatives – that includes:

Field Trip Music & Arts Festival
On Saturday, June 8 Broken Social Scene will make a one-night-only return from hiatus, joined by label mate Feist as well as a host of other A&C artists for a one-day celebration of music and culture at Fort York & Garrison Common. Tickets for Field Trip are on sale now at

A&C x Norman Wong
A special photography exhibit by Toronto-based fashion and celebrity photographer Norman Wong. A longtime friend of Arts & Crafts, Norman has had a unique opportunity to document and work with a range of A&C artists. Norman will be exhibiting an iconic black and white portrait series featuring prominent members of the Arts & Crafts roster, as well as a photographic A&C retrospective. The exhibit opens May 23 and can be found at 1093 Queen Street West Unit 2.

A&C x Jeremy Laing // Fashion Collaborations
Prominent Canadian designer Jeremy Laing will team up with contemporary Canadian visual artists and select musicians from the A&C roster to create a unique series with all proceeds donated to AC10 charity MusiCounts. MusiCounts is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that all Canadian children have access to music education.

A&C x House of Anansi // You Forgot It In People // Short Fiction Contest
Famed Canadian publisher House of Anansi Press partners with A&C to host a short fiction contest inspired by the tracks of Broken Social Scene’s You Forgot It In People.

A&C x Gallery Exhibition x Pop Up
Arts & Crafts will host up a Toronto pop-up shop/gallery exhibition from May 23 through June 15 at 1093 Queen Street West, Unit 2. The location will serve as headquarters for all things AC10 and Field Trip.

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