Pop it like it’s hot: a babely restrospective

A conversation in speed reviews and impressions between two friend-writers.  Christelle Saint-Julien: How was your Pop Montreal ? It’s your first experience covering, right ? Fiona Schlumberger: Yeah, it was my first time covering the festival! I’ve volunteered a few times…

Po Lazarus launches debut album Ways To End The Night this Friday

This Friday night at Club Lambi, our very own Po Lazarus, will be launching their much anticipated debut album, Ways To End The Night. By fusing rock and roll, folk, and blues, this four piece band delivers a raw and powerful…

Shine Bright Like Les Deuxluxes

September 15th marked the official launch of Les Deuxluxes‘ first album Springtime Devil and the party took place at Cabaret La Tulipe. These guys always put on a stellar show and so, hopes were high that this one was going to top…

POP is (almost) upon us. Start planning.

All right, here we go.  5 days of music fun is fast approaching with tons of shows to check out.  Actually, “an overwhelming amount” is a more fitting term, as it gets a little hard to grasp all that is…

Day Party and Brunch at Divan Orange

There is NOTHING better than heading to a nice brunch after a night, nay, a FEW nights of partying, all while keeping that festival buzz alive.  Luckily, Indie Montréal has teamed up with Pop Montreal to offer you just that: a Day…

Les Deuxluxes launches Springtime Devil this Thursday

This week, at Cabaret LaTulipe, our favourite couple/duo Les Deuxluxes will be officially launching their much anticipated first full length album, Springtime Devil. The album, which is currently available both online and in stores, is jam packed with 9 blues rock tunes, blending…

FME you killed us. But it was all worth it.

After 4 days of craziness, we won’t sugar coat it: we slept for 13 hours straight after coming back from FME – Festival de musique émergente de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue. We’re still not fully back to form. But it was all worth…

Duchess Says releases synth gem “I Repeat Myself”

Let’s face it, this is the summer of Stranger Things: the show, the soundtrack, Winona. And with that, comes a nostalgic re-appreciation for all things 80s. Which means, the timing couldn’t be more perfect for Duchess Says’ new single – the second one of their forthcoming…