Category: Daybooks

NU_MTL Daybook 015 – Das Blankout

”I’m just a king without the shadow of a doubt” is a statement I would ascertain on any given day, but it would never sound better than reinforced by a good baseline, killer riff and steady drums. For rock and roll and…

NU_MTL Daybook 014 – Bud Rice

Bud Rice is a folk-man at hear. Not necessarily in the style, leaning towards soulful rock and roll, through which where multiple influences are blended, but in the process. The musician and his band put-up a new album, Belfast, named after the capital…

NU_MTL Daybook 013 – Pang Attack

attack [uh-tak]: to set upon in a forceful, violent, hostile, or aggressive way, with or without a weapon; begin fighting with pang [pang] : a sudden feeling of mental or emotional distress or longing A Pang Attack is absolutely painless; in…

NU_MTL Daybook 012 – SAINTE ROSE

What’s both heavy and soothing ? And good, such as when saying so good, it hurts , like the teenager in you would when a favorite catharsis song is being heard ? A possible matter of exaggeration, but the music of Sainte Rose has…

NU_MTL Daybook 011 – CRi

 It might be the lingering winter that pushes in for introspection, best down while keeping the beat. CRi is the solo project of electronic multitasker Christian Dubé, a recent Igloofest headliner off his 2014 release ODA, a powerful tale of…

NU_MTL – Daybook 10 – Devon Thomas + Jean-Michel Blais

i shouldn’t, i did by devon thomas ”Chloe and Jack are a pretty poor combination”, here’s how the private mood sets up for I shouldn’t, I did, an impromptu release by Devon Thomas, multi-tasker and underrated musical genius behind eclectic…

NU_MTL – Daybook 09 – Bride & Groom

How soothing is the sound of cello ? What if on top was the sound of vocal harmonies, like old english cream on a banoffee pie ? Here is your cue to develop a serious crush on indie-folk duo Bride & Groom, composed of guitarist-percussionist…

NU_MTL – Daybook 07 – John Jacob Magistery

John Jacob Magistery‘s “The Greatest Story Ever” might be the greatest song ever to warm your cold little heart this winter.  I mean really, how could you not want to cozy up in front of a fireplace (or a Youtube…

NU_MTL – Daybook 06 – Lydia Ainsworth

Hologram – Lydia Ainsworth (Right From Real, 2014) And now I know what’s coming I know what’s coming The faces are turning Meet up by your name Time and times you sweep them by Tears just disappear Lydia Ainsworth certainly settled as one of…