HDD in The National Post

Hand Drawn Dracula filled a page of the National Post with photos, artwork and interviews. Read all about HDD in the article: ‘ABLE LABELS : Who would start a music imprint now? Only the passionate‘ by Mike Doherty.


“The label’s logo is a child-like sketch of a fanged creature’s head, but Mejia’s artwork, printed on “130-lb, double-thick, antique-stock” paper with hand-crafted packaging, is clinically precise and – crucial for branding purposes – undoubtedly recognizable. Borcherdt aspires to making HDD worthy of “a section in somebody’s CD shelf that’s not alphabetized like anything else: It sits alone because it’s aesthetically pleasing and has a certain feel, like something they’re excited to have.” – National Post

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2008 FAVORITES & RECOMMENDS

HDD’s 2008 Recommended Music List includes:
Kurt Vile, The Muslims, Sun Araw, Cold Cave, Ty Segall

»»» Read the full list HERE.

HDD’s WINTERSLEEP won the JUNO AWARD for Best New Group and the MUCHMUSIC Video Award for Weighty Ghost. BRIAN BORCHERDT topped the Slowcoustic, CBC Radio3, iTunes and MuchMusic lists, while CONTRIVED year end listed on iTunes and Herohill.

»»» Read the full HDD list HERE.

Brian Borcherdt on ‘Camera Music’


CAMERA MUSIC : A Road Movie with BRIAN BORCHERDT. Musician Brian Borchert (of HOLY FUCK) performs out in a field and inside a barn for this music document directed by Scott Cudmore. Featuring songs Scout Leader, Means of Escape, Coyotes and Red Handed.

Holy Fuck Polaris 2008 & Primavera Sound


LP by HOLY FUCK (BRIAN BORCHERDT & Graham Walsh) nominated for the 2008 Polaris Music Prize! Check out the 5:30am HOLY FUCK stage invasion at Barcelona’s Primavera Sound 2008 (youtube.com).

The guys have been on a roll playing festivals from Roskilde and Glastonbury to Lollapalooza while garnering praise from the likes of Radiohead, Lou Reed and most recently Michael Stipe!

Wintersleep ‘Welcome to The Night Sky’ Video


Hand Drawn Dracula officially releases WINTERSLEEP‘s Welcome to the Night Sky on vinyl featuring new artwork (Melissa Kearney, Paul Murphy, James Mejia), lyrics, and a PIN code allowing you to download the album digitally. *** Limited Edition Clear Vinyl available on-line at HDD only!

WINTERSLEEP wins the 2008 Much Music Video Award for Weighty Ghost (Director: Sean Wainsteim) and the 2008 JUNO Award for Best New Group!









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