Category: Concert Previews

Mutek 2016: The ABSOLUTE Essentials

From June 1st to the 5th, the 17th edition of Mutek, a celebration of the crossings between contemporary electronic music and digital art, will take place in its birthplace of Montreal. Recent years have seen Mutek expand to establishing events in Mexico City…

SOLIDS: Reminiscing the 90s

Comparisons run easy when considering the garage sound that took shape in the 90’s and that inevitably inspired the original duo behind Solids, guitarist Xavier Germain-Poitras and drummer Louis Guillemette. Though a two-men show for years, one that managed to…

Anachronik 2016: What you need to know

Festival season is up and running and first one to bat is Anachronik. The young fest (4th edition) is technically centered around everything vintage and rock n’ roll, but we can’t help to feel like the brand has yet to be…

Why you need to see SUUNS this wednesday

The much-adored Montreal-based band Suuns released its third studio album, Hold/Still, on April 15th and it’s only five short days later are the guys will be promoting it in their hometown. Performing at La Tulipe this coming Wednesday, the Polaris prize nominee…

Distorsion: Montreal’s new Psychedelic music festival

Created by the ‘Conspiration Psychédélic de Montreal‘, Distortion is Montreal’s new psychedelic music and arts festival and every night is produced by a different well known local organization.The festival will take place over 4 days this coming May 12-15 and…

Le Festif! announces 2016 festival lineup

Last year, a couple of us decided to be sporadic. So we booked a little motel room and headed out to Baie St-Paul to see what Le Festif! was all about.  We went there expecting to catch a few good…

The Tall Shadows’ Rock Orchestra

I Shall Not Be Moved, the new album from Tall Shadows, is like a beaming smile on a brilliantly awkward teenager: “There’s a lot of weird shit going on,” admits vocalist and songwriter Owen Fairbairn, “[There are] little time changes…

The Holds @Turbohaus This Saturday

Many of us are new to The Holds, a blues/rock band from Montreal. Though you probably have a few items you’ve been keeping in your fridge for longer than they have been an ‘original band’, they are no novices and…

Sunflower Bean: Planting Seeds

Meet Sunflower Bean. The most exciting band to come out of New York in years, Brooklyn’s Sunflower Bean have been blowing away audiences across the US and UK with a spacey blend of ethereal vocals and psychedelic guitar crunch. They’ve…

Brunch & Music – A Perfection Combo at Divan Orange

If you’re looking to kick off your weekend the right way, we suggest you hit up Indie Montreal‘s second edition of Yes, No, Toaster. A brunch concert series hosted at Montreal’s Divan Orange, will be heading a performance by the…