Nont for Sale SUDAN ARCHIVES • SINK - EP Glue BERNICE • PUFF LP: IN THE AIR WITHOUT A SHAPE Glow in the Dark BLACK ATLASS • HAUNTED PARADISE Send it to Me CARMANAH • SPEAK IN RHYTHMS All The Reckoning (Part I) COWBOY JUNKIES • ALL THAT RECKONING Gitanjali ANIMAL PARTS • WYSTERIA & LA JEUNESSE The New Tomorrow TIMBER TIMBRE • . Heat SARAH CRIPPS • SARAH CRIPPS Caught in the Waves DENNIS ELLSWORTH • THINGS CHANGE Ladybird SAMANTHA SAVAGE SMITH • . Sleeping & Smiling MICHAEL RAULT • IT'S A NEW DAY TONIGHT The Ridge SARAH NEUFELD • THE RIDGE Weather Building PEGGY LEE • ECHO PAINTING Holding Nothing Back GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS • THE WAVES, THE WAKE Hey Nina BAD DYLAN • POGOGO Donna RUBBLEBUCKET • SUN MACHINE Fraternity Blues TOWNES VAN ZANDT • LIVE AT THE OLD QUARTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS Shortwave YO LA TENGO • THERE'S A RIOT GOING ON Tossing Tears TWIN PEAKS • . From A Motel 6
TracklistDead Mantra DEAD SKELETONS • . Brainbird BLIST • . Shine a Light (feat. Thaddillac) SHABAZZ PALACES • QUAZARZ: BORN ON A GANGSTER STAR' Watch You, Watch Me SUUNS • FELT Queen PERFUME GENIUS • TOO BRIGHT Where the Light Comes In SARAH NEUFELD • THE RIDGE Clean RENNY WILSON • . Essential Services SLOAN • SLOAN 12 Virgo THE COURTNEYS • THE COURTNEYS II change (alex g) KAY TURNER • LES DÉCHETS Drink to Me, Babe, Then AC NEWMAN • THE SLOW WONDER 'Heroes of Space Travel' CARLA SAGAN • . A Roller Skating Jam Named Saturdays DE LA SOUL • DE LA SOUL IS DEAD Class Historian BRONCHO • . No Question WAXAHATCHEE • OUT IN THE STORM Cat on the Wall PJ HARVEY • . Millionaire (Mekons) BEAVER SQUADRON • BEAVER SQUADRON I'm Goin' Down BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN • . Quit Your Job CHIXDIGGIT! • .
I always think it is really important to remember the history of the things we love--who was there, who did what, how did it all actually happen. In 2007, Sled Island Festival Founder Zak Pashak decided to start a music and arts festival in Calgary and bring something to the city we had never had or seen before. What is now one of the most special music and arts festivals in Canada and North America is right in the heart of downtown Calgary. From running the fest. out of his home for years to the slightly mildewed basement of Aida's on 4th street, the festival has evolved and Zak has stepped out of the limelight of planning it--but let's face it, none of us would be Sledding without him. So thank you, Zak Pashak---Festival Founder. For all the hard working men and women who have helped bring that idea to fruition year after year, and there are many of you, you deserve a thank you as well. Thank you.
Now for Day One.
With wristband and rubber boots I took to the streets, the ominou…