The Hydrothermal Vents Are Ready to Party This Weekend

July 18, 2014     / / / / /

By Melanie Lambrick The Hydrothermal Vents are a Montreal post-punk/dance rock duo whose music is party-ready and introspective in turns….

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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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Our Picks for Souni Per Il Popolo 2014

June 6, 2014    

By Natasha Young Suoni Per Il Popolo brings some of the best far-out indie acts from around the world to…

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Photos: Braids and Wye Oak at Il Motore, Montreal, May 10, 2014

May 28, 2014    

Wye Oak and Braids – two of the more masterful electronic/ambient/indie crossover acts out there – recently played together at…

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Preview: The Coathangers at Divan Orange April 15

April 14, 2014     / / /

By Shawn Van De Peppel It wouldn’t be much of a stretch to call The Coathangers a female version of…

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Blood, sweat and sneers: Mac DeMarco’s Montreal show proves he really is the new face of slacker rock

April 9, 2014     / / / /

By David Bradford The set list is a whopping blur now. I mean, I don’t remember the last time someone…

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DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN/TRASH TALK/RETOX/SHINING AT LE NATIONAL MAY CHANGE YOUR LIFE

April 7, 2014     / / / /

By Shawn Van De Peppel It doesn’t matter whether you like them or not or even if you’ve never listened…

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Montreal dark synth songstress Marie Davidson to release debut LP at Le Bleury tonight

April 4, 2014     / / / /

Marie Davidson is a songwriter and poet from Montreal who writes dark, moody, haunting compositions that fall somewhere between lullabies…

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Photos from Passovah’s 6th Birthday Show

March 11, 2014     / / / / / /

Our intrepid photographer, Stacy Lee, was on the ground for Passovah’s 6th birthday show this past weekend. The event featured…

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Preview: THE BLACK ANGELS @ THE CORONA THEATRE, Feb. 12

February 11, 2014     / / /

By Shawn Van De Peppel The de facto leader of the current psych-rock movement, The Black Angels, is paying another…

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