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Yer Bird Records Celebrates Launch of Couch by Couchwest 2012 With Give-away!

To broke to hit SXSW?  Don't want to sleep on the floor after desperately waiting in line to get in to an overfull Austin club to see a band you kind-of like?  Well, you can all go to CXCW and enjoy all the "comforts of home" instead!!  Oh, and CXCW has all your favourite artists within easy "press play" distance and nobody is spilling cheap draft beer on you....well, we can't guarantee that last part...

As we truly enjoy this type of festival so much we had to get involved.  So, for the 2nd annual CXCW fest we are giving away two CD bundles to those participating in a Twitter/Facebook Haiku Contest.  Sound harder than it is, trust us.  Simply visit the contest page HERE for the details to win some free CDs (and probably a few select secret extras thrown in for good measure).

Remember to visit CXCW over the next week and a half for lots of music and good fun.  There will even be some videos showing up from our own Pickering Pick, John Statz, Greater Pacific and possibly a couple more if we can get them off the couch!

CXCW: Twitter | Facebook


Posted on March 10, 2012 and filed under Site News.

Yer Bird Records welcome Tyler Butler!

Today we would like to announce that Edmonton, Alberta's Tyler Butler has joined up with Yer Bird Records to re-release his amazing album "Winter King"!  This album is a special one and a personal favourite around the Yer Bird offices so after seeing him play a show last year and getting to talk to him afterwards, we knew we wanted him on board.

Well, we can now say that he is officially on board and we have a re-release of his album this March.  The album was originally released with the help of Edmonton label Old Ugly Recording Co. and the re-release does include all 8 of the songs from that album.  But it gets better.  Attached to this new version is a re-recording of a local favourite from Butler in 'Feral Horse' plus the never before heard/released album title track, Winter King!

For now, you can visit his pages right her on Yer Bird Records and watch a bit of a teaser for the album that does include audio of the early version of said track Winter King.


Tyler Butler :: Winter King (March 20, 2012) from Yer Bird Records on Vimeo.

Also in conjunction with the album release this March, Tyler is doing a live video of each of the original 8 tracks and they will appear on the newly launched Winter King Website!  Visit today to watch the video for 'Plover'!

Please join us in welcoming Tyler to the fold.


Posted on February 7, 2012 and filed under Site News, Tyler Butler.

'Old Fashioned' from John Statz, now streaming in full!

Just an update for those waiting on the new John Statz is now streaming on our Bandcamp page

Don't forget you can download the track "Distance" for free while there.  We don't have a pre-order as Bandcamp doesn't allow full album stream alongside a pre-order, but we might find a way around that shorlty, so keep an eye on this space.

How about a sample track?  Listen to "Honest" right here then head over for the full album stream.


Posted on January 10, 2012 and filed under John Statz, Site News.

John Statz to join Yer Bird Records - New Album "Old Fashioned" to be released on January 24th, 2012

Yer Bird Records is happy to announce that the upcoming album "Old Fashioned" from John Statz has a home and it is right here at YBR!  The album was recently completed and funded from a successful Kickstarter campaign launched earlier this year.

John brings that easy sound in folk/singer-songwriter that feels familiar while still sounding like a new friend.  The new album brings our first release for 2012 this January, but don't worry, there will be a couple of teasers up prior to the album release on January 24th!

For now, why don't you get familiar with John Statz by visiting his Bandcamp page and digging into the wealth of great music available directly from John - Visit Bandcamp now!

More soon...


Posted on November 8, 2011 and filed under John Statz, Site News.

Yer Bird Records Annual 2 for 1 sale starts today!

Hello everyone,

Just wanted to make sure you were all aware of our 2 for 1 sale starting right now and going through this weekend (July 29th - Aug. 1st, 2011).  What does this mean and how do you participate?  See below!

  • Buy any LP and get your choice of any other release in digital or CD/LP (where available).
  • Buy any CD and get your choice of any other release in digital or CD (where available).
  • Buy any Digital download and get your choice of any other digital download of equal or lesser value.
  • If you purchase 2, get 2 other releases as indicated above...and so on, and so on...
  • This sale excludes the 'Yer Bundles' as they are already a great deal!!

Simply indicate in your PayPal checkout with the "Note to Seller" option on which release you wanted and we will confirm with an email to you (at your indicated PayPal email address) on your order.  If you miss this or simply don't indicate during check out, you can just email us at and let us know!  Don't worry, if you forget, we will email you to confirm regardless. who wants to complete their Yer Bird Records Discography?


Posted on July 29, 2011 and filed under Site News.

December brings some "festive" news in a Greater Pacific release!

We have eluded to this on our Facebook page, but we wanted everyone to be up to speed and know that we are eagerly planning a new release by Greater Pacific!

January 2011 will see a release of a 6 track digital EP from the band that consists of members of the acclaimed Travel By Sea (check them out if you can, highly recommended).  You can feel the connection they have to both projects and the sound of Kyle Kersten's voice and John Phinney's pedal steel will immediately feel like home.

You can check out a little more about them on their artist page (see here) and because it is December, let's start thinking about the season!  Below you will find a nice track recorded by Greater Pacific for just this reason: take a moment and listen to Let It Snow.

"Let It Snow" - Greater Pacific

Enjoy your December everyone!

~Sandy & Judy @ Yer Bird

Posted on December 1, 2010 and filed under Greater Pacific, Site News.