|Six Shooter Records|
|Founder||Shauna de Cartier|
|Country of origin||Canada|
Six Shooter Records is an independent record label based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that uses an artist-centric business model, focusing on art before commerce combined with extensive touring. Six Shooter Records was founded in 2000 by Shauna de Cartier.The mission statement of the company is, Life is Too Short to Listen to Shitty Music.
In addition to production and sales of music, the company is involved in artist management, festival production, concert promotion and song publishing. The management arm of the company is run by de Cartier and partner Helen Britton. Notable festivals include the Interstellar Rodeo (Edmonton: 2012–2019 and Winnipeg: 2015-2017) and the Sleepwalker Guitar Festival (Toronto).
Several releases on Six Shooter Records have received awards and critical acclaim from music critics, including music from Canadian folk rock band Whitehorse, Canadian experimental vocalist Tanya Tagaq, Americana band The Deep Dark Woods, and country artist Whitney Rose.
Six Shooter Records is distributed by Universal Music in Canada, by Thirty Tigers and The Orchard outside of Canada.
|Richard Buckner||The Hill||2000|
|Captain Tractor||Celebrity Traffic Jam||2000|
|Luke Doucet||Aloha, Manitoba||2001|
|Martin Tielli||We Didn't Even Suspect That He Was the Poppy Salesman||2001|
|Christine Fellows||The Last One Standing||2002|
|Martin Tielli||Operation Infinite Joy||2003|
|Veal||The Embattled Hearts||2003|
|Luke Doucet||Outlaws (Live & Unreleased)||2004|
|Ford Pier||Pier-ic Victory||2004|
|Captain Tractor||North of the Yellowhead||2005|
|Luke Doucet||Broken (and other rogue states)||2005|
|Christine Fellows||Paper Anniversary||2005|
|Valery Gore||Valery Gore||2005|
|NQ Arbuckle||The Last Supper in a Cheap Town||2005|
|Justin Rutledge||No Never Alone||2005|
|Justin Rutledge||The Devil on a Bench in Stanley Park||2006|
|Wendy McNeill||The Wonder Show||2007|
|Ford Pier||Organ Farming||2007|
|Amelia Curran||War Brides||2008|
|Luke Doucet||Blood's Too Rich||2008|
|Elliott Brood||Mountain Meadows||2008|
|Wendy McNeill||A Dreamer's Guide to Hardcore Living||2008|
|Justin Rutledge||Man Descending||2008|
|Amelia Curran||Hunter, Hunter||2009|
|Melissa McClelland||Victoria Day||2009|
|Martin Tielli||The Ghost of Danny Gross||2009|
|The Beauties||The Beauties||2010|
|Luke Doucet||Steel City Trawler||2010|
|Justin Rutledge||The Early Widows||2010|
|Christine Fellows||Femmes de chez nous||2011|
|The Deep Dark Woods||The Place I Left Behind||2011|
|Joe Nolan||Beautiful Cinderella||2011|
|Whitehorse||The Fate of the World Depends on This Kiss||2012|
|The Deep Dark Woods||Jubilee||2013|
|Harlan Pepper||Take Out a $20 and Live Life to the Fullest||2014|
|Amelia Curran||They Promised You Mercy||2014|
|Henry Wagons||Acid Rain and Sugar Cane||2014|
|Mary Gauthier||Trouble and Love||2014|
|NQ Arbuckle||The Future Happens Anyway||2014|
|Shakey Graves||And The War Came||2014|
|C & C Surf Factory||Garage City||2015|
|Good Lovelies||Burn the Plan||2015|
|Whitehorse||Leave No Bridge Unburned||2015|
|Hawksley Workman||Old Cheetah||2015|
|Whitehorse||The Northern South Vol. 1||2016|
|Whitney Rose||South Texas Suite||2017|
|Whitehorse||Panther in the Dollhouse||2017|
|Whitney Rose||Rule 62||2017|
|The Deep Dark Woods||Yarrow||2017|
|Rheostatics||Here Come the Wolves||2019|
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