My Trip to La Grosse Lanterne, or: 25 Things You’ll See at an Outdoor Music Festival

August 28, 2014    

By Mike Ghenu Outdoor music festivals: they’re such a staple of summer in Montreal. But it turns out they happen in…

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Jazz Piano Legend Ben Sidran is the Original Hipster

July 2, 2014    

By Amie Watson Ben Sidran has seen the inside of a lot of jazz clubs over the years. His song,…

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Emma Frank: Jazz Mystic or Your New Best Friend?

July 2, 2014     / / / / / /

By Melanie Lambrick It’s Sunday morning. While most of Montreal’s Mile End residents sleep off last night’s escapades, Emma Frank…

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THE NOISE IN MY HEAD: An Interview with Kyle Shutt of The Sword

April 23, 2014     / / / /

By Shawn Van De Peppel While metal/stoner-rock icons The Sword were in Montreal, I met up with insanely nice dude/guitarist…

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Tacos n’ Riots: The best and worst moments of SXSW 2014

March 26, 2014     / / / / / /

Our jet set international affairs correspondent, Emily Hill, recently descended upon Austin for this year’s instalment of South by Southwest….

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Nick Thorburn of Islands talks redneck mutants, film school, and Unicorns reunion

March 12, 2014    

By Emily Hill Islands are coming back to Canada for shows in Montreal on Thursday and Toronto on Saturday. Before…

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7 Purely 90s musical moments from TGIF that time forgot

March 7, 2014    

By Greg Bouchard It’s Friday. That got me thinking, “Thank God it’s friday,” which got me thinking of TGIF, which…

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Beyond Macklemore and Kendrick: Mainstream media, misunderstanding, and the real state of hip-hop (not “rap”)

January 31, 2014     / / / / / /

By David Bradford So sometime between Macklemore’s “I robbed you” win for “Best Rap Album” this past Sunday at the…

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Watch: Six Super Bowl halftime shows that actually kicked ass

January 30, 2014     / / / / / / /

By Greg Bouchard I’ve more or less forgotten that the Super Bowl even happens. Chalk it up to ten years…

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9 gifs of famous people dancing awkwardly to Daft Punk’s performance of “Get Lucky” at the Grammys

January 28, 2014     / / / / / / / /

By Greg Bouchard There’s something really, deeply awful about the Grammys – and I’m not just referring to their utter…

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