Category: Daybooks

NU_MTL – Daybook 05 – Grimes

Colour of Moonlight (Antiochus) feat. Doldrums – Grimes (Visions, 2012) In case the holidays (or the death of Christmas) has given you the itch to shake it loosely on a hazy beat, putting on some festive Grimes is an instant kick-off —…

NU_MTL – Daybook 04 – Basia Bulat

From Now On – Basia Bulat (Tall Tall Shadow, 2014) “Summertime is a mess”, Basia sings, we could only believe her as the first snowstorm of the year hits, and should I say comforts Montreal. The contraints of winter in…

NU_MTL – Daybook 03 – Klo Pelgag

Every week, listen to a curated Montreal-composed track that suits the current mood.   L’alchimie des monstres by Klô Pelgag La fièvre des fleurs – Klô Pelgag (L’alchimie des montres, 2014) Elle est partie Elle est partie Elle est partie   She’s…

NU_MTL – Daybook 08 – Braids

Every week, listen to a curated Montreal-composed track that suits the mood.   Lammicken – Braids (Native Speaker, 2011) I-Can’t-Stop-It. Repetition: A pattern used used in melodies since early music which in this case contributes to create an hypnotic, unresolved hook. Add…

NU_MTL – Daybook 02 – Emma Frank

 Every week, listen to a curated Montreal-composed track that suits the mood.    Age Of Doubt – Emma Frank (For Being Apart, 2013) There is something absolutely soothing about the voice of Emma Frank, projected with restraint and outstanding grace. Often compared to…

NU_MTL – Daybook 01 – The Stills

Every week, hear Montreal-composed track that suits the mood.   Statue Of Sirens – The Stills [Ocean Will Rise, 2008] Good bands have come and gone, but the music remains …  sometimes. Vivid is still the feeling of any song, anytime…