Six Shooter Records

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Six Shooter Records
Founded2000 (2000)
FounderShauna de Cartier
Genre Indie
Country of originCanada
Location Toronto, Ontario
Official website

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. [1] 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). [1]

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 Hill2000
Captain Tractor Celebrity Traffic Jam2000
Captain Tractor Hoserista2000
Veal Tilt O'Whirl 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
Nick Buzz Circo2002
Martin Tielli Operation Infinite Joy 2003
Veal The Embattled Hearts 2003
Luke Doucet Outlaws (Live & Unreleased) 2004
Ford Pier Pier-ic Victory2004
Captain Tractor North of the Yellowhead2005
Luke Doucet Broken (and other rogue states) 2005
Elliott Brood Ambassador 2005
Christine Fellows Paper Anniversary 2005
Valery Gore Valery Gore2005
NQ Arbuckle The Last Supper in a Cheap Town2005
Justin Rutledge No Never Alone 2005
Chris WyntersSkywriting2005
Justin Rutledge The Devil on a Bench in Stanley Park 2006
Christine Fellows Nevertheless 2007
Wendy McNeillThe Wonder Show2007
Ford Pier Organ Farming2007
Amelia Curran War Brides2008
Luke Doucet Blood's Too Rich 2008
Elliott Brood Mountain Meadows 2008
Wendy McNeillA Dreamer's Guide to Hardcore Living2008
NQ Arbuckle XOK 2008
Justin Rutledge Man Descending 2008
Amelia Curran Hunter, Hunter2009
Jenn Grant Echoes2009
Melissa McClelland Victoria Day 2009
Martin Tielli The Ghost of Danny Gross 2009
The Beauties The Beauties2010
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 Behind2011
Whitehorse Whitehorse 2011
Joe NolanBeautiful Cinderella2011
Del Barber Headwaters2012
Whitehorse The Fate of the World Depends on This Kiss 2012
The Deep Dark Woods Jubilee 2013
Tanya Tagaq Animism 2014
Joe NolanTornado2014
Harlan PepperTake Out a $20 and Live Life to the Fullest2014
Amelia Curran They Promised You Mercy2014
Henry Wagons Acid Rain and Sugar Cane2014
Mary Gauthier Trouble and Love2014
NQ Arbuckle The Future Happens Anyway2014
Shakey Graves And The War Came2014
C & C Surf FactoryGarage City2015
Good Lovelies Burn the Plan2015
Whitehorse Leave No Bridge Unburned 2015
Hawksley Workman Old Cheetah2015
The Strumbellas Hope2016
Whitehorse The Northern South Vol. 12016
Danny Michel Matadora2016
Tanya Tagaq Retribution 2016
Whitney RoseSouth Texas Suite2017
Amelia Curran Watershed2017
Sam OutlawTenderheart2017
Whitehorse Panther in the Dollhouse 2017
Whitney RoseRule 622017
The Deep Dark Woods Yarrow2017
Rheostatics Here Come the Wolves 2019

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  1. 1 2 "How to be a force in the Canadian music scene: The story of little Six Shooter Records". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2016-02-23.

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