Thousand Islands Records is thrilled to announce the addition of 30 Miles to its roster. The band from Italy and the Montreal-based label will be working on releasing new material in the future. For now Thousand Islands Records will be handling the North American CD distribution of the band’s most recent album, “Short Tales For Braves”, that came out last year. The music video for the album opener “The Forest” can be seen below.
“Short Tales For Braves” was originally released in 2018 via Ghost Factory Records, Disconnect Disconnect Records, Far Channel Records and 20 Chords Records.
Watch the video for The Forest here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CfbXXF49ME&feature=youtu.be
30 Miles shaped in the Florentine and Pisan provinces during february 2010, the year in which “Wasteland” was produced, the first d.i.y. EP from which the two singles Pills In 2099 and Nobody were extracted and included in the compilation n ° 6 of Indiebox Music 360 ° – The Punk Network (2011).
In 2012 the band leaves Italy for its very first european tour for the promotion of “The Smiles Of Rage & Paranoia”, the debut album produced by Tai Fronzaroli at 7Studios (Florence, Italy) and published for This Is Core Music / Bells On Records Japan opening the doors to the european and japanese market powered by Andromeda distribution/ Believe Digital / Disk Union Japan. The album receives excellent reviews and the single “Dancing In Her Eyes” and the title track “The Smiles Of Rage & Paranoia” are included in several independent compilations in various parts of the world (England, Ireland, Canada, Italy, South-est Asia). After over 50 italian dates and other 20 in mainland Europe + U.K. 30 Miles gets a pause period for the re-pressing of the record that has been re-published for the historical Ammonia Records that commits the band in Italy for a new tour, sharing the stage with national artists such as Shandon, L’invasione degli Omini Verdi, but also international as Upon This Dawning, Useless ID, Atlas Losing Grip with Rodrigo (Satanic Surfers) and many others.
While the band took a break to write the new album Samuele has been featured into an anthology of poems published by Pagine Edizioni (Rome) and in 2017 wins the “One Week Records european contest”, label founded by Joey Cape, who invites him to play the italian show in Treviso at Benicio Live along side members of Lagwagon, Pears, Versus The World, Scorpios.
On september 27th 2018 “Short Tales For Braves” has been released in Europe, the second album of 30 Miles produced by Alessandro Gavazzi at the Hell Smell Studio in Rome and published for Ghost Factory Records & Arts (EU) and Disconnect Disconnect Records (UK). The Japanese release sees the light of day on October 17 in online stores (November 1 in physical record stores) thanks to Far Channel Records with Ultra Vybe Inc. / Disk Union distribution, while 20 Chords Records is in charge of the south-american release that takes place in Durango (Mexico) the 20th of October 2018.
At the end of october the band leaves the Old Continent for their first overseas tour presenting the new album in Japan and being received with pleasant surprise by the Japanese people. In December 2018 Thousand Islands Records signs 30 Miles to represent their music in Canada and North-America, closing the year in the best way possible to get ready for 2019.
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