Category: Interviews

Wake Island: A technology odyssey

Everyone has a story. Wake Island‘s journey began as story of two friends who met in 2004 and now forming one of the most promising band of the year. ‘’We met in Montreal, of all all places’’, recalls Philippe Manasseh…

Boha : Interview

Boha is Thom Speakman, a Montreal based artist. Boha is an experiment in the use of human performances on acoustic drums, layered amongst techno-synth and noise based elements. We were able to connect with Boha in his home studio and…

Misc: Where your misconceptions fall flat

Who enjoys a James Blake song?  Blonde Redhead? What about jazz? As our misconceptions often take over in our musical inclinations, some bands exists to break these barriers. This time, it is done in such uncomplicated, easy on the ear and nuanced compelling manner…

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…

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…

Jesse Mac Cormack: The Best To Come

Jesse Mac Cormack is a prolific musician and gifted producer. A long-time runner in the local scene, the young musician has also recently been signed to the highly-regarded indie label Secret City Records, also home of hero acts such as…

Basia Bulat: Soft, Bright and Clear

It’s hard not to like Basia Bulat: her voice always seems to bring the light in, clear and graceful, pinning honest emotions through harmonious ballads. A few Juno Award and Polaris nominations later, the artist reaffirms herself to be an…

The Ghostly Hounds Deliver Witch Folk With Soul

Like the siren enchanting the sailor into the depths, Francesca Daoust’s voice may drown you, but what a sweet death it will be. At their EP Release Party at Le Cagibi last Friday, the Ghostly Hounds vocalist delivered a soulful…

Foreign Diplomats : Our M for Montreal Win

M for Montreal. Thursday Night. Foreign Diplomats + Plants and Animals + Louis-Jean Cormier. But one always steal the show right? Rare of us to be completely blown away in concerts, but this time was one of the good ones…