Category: Daybooks

NU_MTL DAYBOOK 028 : Brown Baby Brown

Red Hot this summer: Brown. The trio consists of Dead Obies‘ Snail Kid and Jam, from K6A, Jam et P-Dox, Alaclair Ensemble (so you know, right away, it’s going to be gold). But then, add to the mix their papa, Robin…

NU_MTL Daybook 027 Aidan Knight : For The Road Of The Mind

Hailing from Victoria BC, Aidan Knight has established himself as the new light Canadian folk-rock in 2012 with the acclaimed debut album Small Reveal. Yep, that was released four years ago already. Each Other, his latest effort, is a little less…

NU_MTL Daybook 026 Karate Prom Ok: All That Mathpop

We like ’em young, but we also like them clever too. Newly-formed Karate Prom Ok is composed of two high-school friends who made the spontaneous decision record together through a Facebook chat conversation (dear technology, bringing people closer) in a lack of plan that…

NU_MTL Daybook 025 Seoul: A Textured Narrative

Seoul is for the most,a destination, but for band members Julian Flavin, Dexter Garcia and Nigel Ward, it is rather compelling musical that brought through through, friendship experiences and a variety of different influences. The journey resulted in I Become a Shade, a dense, eclectic…

NU_MTL Day 024: Safia Nolin’s Soft Remedy To Bleakness

Some have the heartrending ability to put a precise finger on what is off. One must reckon Safia Nolin‘s gift for pinpointing exactly what hurts. With a candid straightforwardness, a rich voice of gold and a tear-it-all-down poetry (en français),…

NU_MTL Daybook 023 – The Legendary Dears

Dear to my heart is the hardest-working indie band of this town, rocking me through teenage years and adulthood, putting into words and music my thoughts of  joy, distress, anger, love and power, bringing comfort and life. The Dears, living…

NU_MTL Daybook 022: Andy Shauf Is Quiet And Live

andy shauf reduces a room to silence with a hushed pitch and slow articulation sparse instrumentation singing songs about secret lovers, winters, sleep and lost souls third-person point of view and it’s so intimate yet so peculiar I love him for…

NU_MTL Daybook 019 – Emilie & Ogden’s 10 000 Magical Dream

Emilie & Ogden, the think piece of Montreal talent Emilie Kahn, has released their first studio album 10 000 which features controlled rhythmic stylings laid under articulate whimsy. The ‘Ogden’ is Emilie’s harp, but while it is an inanimate object…

NU_MTL Daybook 017 – Thin Blue Line

Discovering new music sometimes cause to stir vivid memories unrelated or not the soundtrack that trigger the souvenir. Transitioning from high school into being a young adult life, there were little bands that had greater hypnotic effect than Broken Social…

NU_MTL Daybook 016 – Tambour

Some are landscape are artist, not using their hands but rather music, melancholy in a wordless scenario where all is emotion and melody, tunes brushed like a painting. You close your eyes. You drift. You plunge into yourself with a…