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Alex Calder dropped from record label after “an allegation of sexual assault”

“We will not be proceeding with the release of his album,” Captured Tracks wrote in a statement.

October 13, 2017
Alex Calder dropped from record label after “an allegation of sexual assault” Alex Calder.   Photo via Alex Calder's Facebook.

Montreal-based musician Alex Calder has been dropped from Captured Tracks after "an allegation of sexual assault." The record label announced its decision on Friday afternoon, adding that Calder's self-titled album, announced for an October 20 release, has been shelved. Read the statement in full below:

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According to Stereogum, Calder has been removed from a number of upcoming concerts. The website also published a screenshot of tweets reportedly sent last night from Calder's Twitter account. The tweets have since been deleted.

Alex Calder dropped from record label after “an allegation of sexual assault” Deleted tweets from Alex Calder's Twitter account.   Stereogum.

The FADER has reached out to Captured Tracks for further comment.

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